Vezlay Foods, a leading player in the soy food industry, has been awarded for its outstanding contributions at the prestigious 9th International Soy Food Conference held at the Brilliant Convention Centre in Indore. The conference, organized by the Soy Food Promotion and Welfare Association (SFPWA), highlighted soy foods as a sustainable protein source for health and wellness.
The event brought together esteemed guests, industry professionals, and government officials, all dedicated to addressing the pressing health issues of malnutrition and protein deficiency in India. With the alarming rates of these problems, soybeans have emerged as a promising solution due to their high-quality protein content with minimal saturated fat.
Vezlay Foods, under the visionary leadership of Amit Bajaj, founder and director, has been instrumental in promoting the growth and development of the soy food sector. The company has played a significant role in bridging the protein gap in the country and providing essential nutrition to the masses. At the conference, Vezlay Foods was honored with a prestigious 'Soy-based Meat Analogues of the Year 2023' award for its outstanding contributions to the soy food industry.
The company has been recognized for its efforts at various events during 2023. The India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) presented Gold Award to Vezlay Foods for 'Excellence in Display' at the 37th AAHAR (International Food and Hospitality Fair) 2023, held from 14 to 18 March in New Delhi. The company received the 'Best Plant-Based Food Entrepreneur' award at the 2nd Plant-Based Food Summit organized by Plant Based Foods Industry Association (PBFIA) on 25 May at Hotel Le Meridian in New Delhi.
Amit Bajaj, founder and director, Vezlay Foods expressed gratitude and emphasized the company's commitment to supporting soy farmers. He said, "We are truly honored to receive this award at the 9th International Soy Food Conference. We understand the importance of soybean as a cash crop for farmers and a vital source of good nutrition for the people of India. We assure soy farmers that their products will be extensively utilized in various soy products. At Vezlay Foods, we are dedicated to utilizing their harvest to create an extensive range of nutritious soy food options."
Bajaj added, "Our commitment to supporting soy farmers remains unwavering as we continue to innovate and provide delicious soy-based products that cater to the diverse nutritional needs of our consumers. By working with soy farmers, industry stakeholders, and government bodies, we can create a sustainable ecosystem that benefits everyone involved and contributes to the growth and development of the soy sector in India."
Vezlay Foods has been at the forefront of introducing a diverse range of soy food products in the Indian market. Their product portfolio includes innovative, ready-to-eat soy products with the same texture as non-vegetarian foods. Vezlay products are rich in proteins and dietary fiber, offer a good source of calcium, and have a low cholesterol level. A wide range of meat-free alternatives such as Soya Seekh Kabab, Soya Shawarma, Plant-Based Sausage, Plant-Based Burger grill tikki, Veg Crispy Lollipop, Egg Bhurji (vegan scrambled egg), Shami Kabab, Nugget, Soya Chop, Soya Leg Pieces, Soya Noodles (Gluten-Free), Soya Vegget TVP (textured vegetable protein) (Gluten-Free) and Soya Chikka is available for consumers eager to adopt a plant-based lifestyle. By offering such a wide range of options, the company aims to promote the general consumption of soy derivatives as human food and create awareness about the nutritional benefits they offer.
The 9th International Soy Food Conference witnessed presentations and panel discussions on various aspects of soy food processing, utilization, nutrition, and market development. Renowned experts and industry professionals provided valuable insights into soy nutrition, health benefits, regulatory aspects, and environmental sustainability. The event also recognized individuals and organizations for their exceptional contributions to the soy food sector across multiple categories.
The Soy Food Promotion and Welfare Association (SFPWA) have been pivotal in promoting the benefits of soy and soy-based food products in India. With their dedicated efforts, SFPWA aims to enhance the growth and development of the soy food sector, address nutritional deficiencies, and improve food and nutrition security in the country.
As India is looking forward to celebrate the Year of Soy Foods in 2024, Vezlay Foods remains committed to providing high-quality, nutritious soy-based food options to the masses. The company strives to continue collaborating with soy farmers, industry stakeholders, and government bodies to drive positive changes in the soy sector and contribute to the population's overall well-being.