07 October 2010

Tribe Mediterranean Foods wins award for 'tasty' hummus

And the winner is… Tribe Mediterranean Foods, in the hummus category of the “Tasties,” Cooking Light’s first ever Taste Test Awards.

Founded in 1994, Tribe produces a full line of all-natural hummus in 14 flavors and four organic varieties. The company recently introduced Tribe Origins, a smooth and creamy-style hummus, available in four flavors—Classic, Spicy Red Pepper, Tomato & Veggie, Zesty Spice & Garlic. Tribe's hummus products are cholesterol and saturated fat-free, made without artificial preservatives, vegan-friendly and certified Kosher.

"At Tribe, we believe that healthy, nutritious food can and should also be delicious," said Carlos Canals, president and chief tribal officer of Tribe Mediterranean Foods. "To receive recognition from a well-respected and trusted publication, such as Cooking Light, is a great validator in what we're passionate about – you don't have to sacrifice great flavor when you're eating healthy."

Before making a decision regarding the winners of the Tasties, editors at Cooking Light sampled 200 food products, taking into consideration nutrition standards and eliminating those that contained artificial trans fats, too much salt or artificial sugars. Tribe hummus— which is available at major grocers nationwide as well as at most natural food stores—was named the Grand Prize winner in the October issue of Cooking Light, on newsstands now.

Rolanda Ware | @evolvecampaigns
Rolanda is one of the directors of EVOLVE! Campaigns, a UK based campaigning organization which focuses on vegan education. Follow Rolanda on EVOLVE! Campaigns and Facebook.

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