At SIAL 2020 Paris, one of the world’s largest trade fairs for the food industry, KOKOJOO was presented with the SIAL Innovation STARTUP Award 2020 for the drinks kōkōjoo original & kōkōjoo caffeine. This special award category was given out for the first time in a virtual ceremony due to the pandemic.
The selection committee provided the following statement for its decision:
«A non-alcoholic beverage that makes use of a cacao by-product, the cocoa bean shell. A delicious taste and a nutriment-rich product that makes use of residue left over from chocolate manufacturing. An admirable example of circular economy and the combat against food waste »
We are very happy to receive this award and would like to thank SIAL 2020, all partners as well as supporters and fans who have supported us thus far.