Plant-based egg company Yo Egg has announced that it has received two of the National Restaurant Association’s 2023 Food and Beverage (FABI) awards for the “world’s first and only” plant-based poached egg and sunny-side-up egg. In addition, the Yo Sunny Side Up Egg was selected as one of eight “FABI Favorites” and will be featured on stage at this year’s NRA Show in Chicago.
The FABI Awards recognize the most forward-thinking and creative flavors that help drive trends and expand menu offerings across the United States.
“Yo Eggs Are a Giant Step for Plant-Based Diets”
According to Yo Eggs, its products have a runny yolk and the taste of real chicken eggs, which the brand says other egg alternatives don’t currently offer. Made from non-GMO ingredients including chickpeas and soy, Yo Egg was launched recently Restaurant menu Throughout Southern California, incl Millie’s Cafe, Real Fevery day, Gokoku Ramen, Swingers Dinner, Flour is vegan, Junkyard dogand more
Eggs are served in dishes ranging from ramen bowls and eggs benedict to avocado toast and huevos rancheros.
Thanks to its innovative yolk, Yo Egg’s sunny-side-up egg has been named a “FABI Favorite” – one of only eight products to receive this distinction. FABI Favorites is a new initiative in which a panel of judges selects products that exemplify creativity, ingenuity and the ability to expand restaurant menu options.
As a result, the Yo Sunny Side Up Egg will be featured on stage during “The Culinary Experience” at this year’s NRA Show, where judges will discuss and demonstrate the selected products, followed by a tasting session for attendees.
Founded in Israel, Yo Eggs was created by chef Yosefah Ben Cohen, who wanted to create a viable “whole egg” option for the food service industry. In May 2022, Yo Egg raised $5M In an oversubscribed seed funding round to ramp up production ahead of the US launch.
The company said at its US launch, “Yo Eggs are a giant step forward for plant-based foods, as the world moves towards a food system that does not rely on conventional animal agriculture and avoids their associated epidemics, price fluctuations and environmental issues. concern.”
The NRA Show will be held May 20-23 in Chicago.