7 New Airplane Products that can Serve Special Dietary Needs

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Welcome to our Products in Focus series. These articles take a look at the latest and most exciting travel catering and onboard service products for airlines and rail operators in a variety of categories. 

We’ll be focusing on a selection of the many products that WTCE attendees can taste, touch and test.

Products in Focus: Special Dietary Offerings

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Frozen & Fresh Special Meals by Air Chef Inc

Air Chef Inc offer bulk frozen & fresh special meals as well as Indian gravies and products that service a number of special dietary requirements onboard including:

  • VGML (Vegetarian vegan meal)
  • VJML (Vegetarian Jain Meal)
  • MOML (Muslim Meal)
  • HNML (Hindu Meal)
  • DBML (Diabetic meal)
  • CHML (Children Meal)

As well as their 4 component Hindu Non Veg Meal containing Gosht Rara/ Channa Masala/ Dhingri Palak/ Jeera Pualo.

Air Chef Inc

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Air Chef are an inflight catering company based out of San Jose CA USA. They take pride in producing Fresh/Frozen Special Meals along with RTE Shelf stable products made with fresh produce, certified Halal meats & traditional spices with the aim providing authentic flavourful meals for the modern traveller in the sky.

Coconut chia oatmeal by Cuisine Solutions  

A nutritious blend of steel-cut oatmeal, chia seeds, and coconut, cooked sous vide. Slightly sweet oatmeal that’s high in antioxidants, fibre, iron, protein, and omega-3s.

Packed with the highest safety standards: cooked sealed, then pasteurized, flash-frozen, and shipped to you on dry ice.  

Each order contains detailed reheating instructions and nutritional information.

Cuisine Solutions

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Cuisine Solutions is an industry leader in the expert development and manufacturing of premium, fully cooked foods using the sous-vide method, the precise-temperature cooking technique that was pioneered and perfected by its Chief Scientist Dr. Bruno Goussault.

With an international team of award-winning chefs, Cuisine Solutions continuously develops innovative recipes that offer onboard customers flexibility, efficiency and unmatched flavours and textures. 

Tapas Trays by Foodcase International

With Foodcase International’s Tapas Trays you can compose your own perfect selection with some of the greatest flavours from under the Mediterranean sun with offerings including:

  • Serrano ham
  • Iberico cheese
  • Mini fuet
  • Bruschetta spread
  • Mini grissini – 105 gr

Or mix & match your own tapas or antipasti in a platter or small box, or even single-packed. Also available in vegetarian and Halal options.

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Foodcase is an independent food solutions company, fully dedicated to the airline industry with a broad portfolio of food categories, from special meals to sustainable packaging.

Foodcase creates innovative food solutions for the airline industry and remote catering operations through a combination of knowledge in food technology, packaging and ingredient behavior.

Vegan Specialties by Snackboxtogo 

Having trouble making special meals fun and do you want to surprise your customers onboard? Snackboxtogo’s potato specialties will tick all these boxes.   

They offer Vegan hummus broccoli spinach potato pockets with a filling of hummus and green wave vegetables, prebaked in sunflower oil, deep-frozen. Other options include Vegan hummus Thai curry potato pockets: Mini-Rösti pocket with a filling of hummus, vegetables and Thai curry mix, prebaked in sunflower oil, deep-frozen.

And they’ve even managed to turn the sausage roll into a VEGAN product without passengers even noticing you are not eating meat…and they’re confident they’ll love it.


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Snackboxtogo offer premium onboard snack solutions for airline and railway companies. Consumers are demanding more from great food on the move and Snackboxtogo is an ideal partner that consistently delivers great product quality, good value for money and rapid production, all important to the busy customer on the move. 

Vegan Lasagna by Top Foods NV

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Top Foods NV are now producing great tasting ready meals in unique wooden fibre bowls as part of their Pure range. The Pure range offers a variety of halal, vegan, lactose or gluten free recipes. These healthy ready meals come in sustainable packaging made almost entirely from water and wood fibres. This reduces the company’s total use of plastic by more than 85%. 

Top Foods NV

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Tops Foods is a producer of ambient hotmeals for buy-on-board catalogues or other occasions where the cold chain is broken.  Their hotmeal range offers a variety of authentic, vegan, lactose or gluten free recipes.

They can produce guaranteed ambient and good tasting meals by using their unique microwave technology that doesn’t involve water or boiling to process food. With their meals, Tops Foods, contribute to better food, better health and a better planet. 

KSML Products by Kragtwijk

Kosher meal (KSML) food is prepared in accordance with Kosher Standards and Kragtwijk Finest Food have been delivering delicious kosher meals to large airlines for more than 25 years. From economy meal boxes to first class menus, snacks to bakery products, breakfasts on 1/2 Atlas trays and full meals for onboard.

Kragtwijk Finest Foods

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Kragtwijk Finest Food has over 20 years of experience, they are unique in the production of premium quality kosher meals served at 37.000 feet.

They have also launched a new line of kosher products adhering to the highest level of Kashruth in Europe including new packaging which is easy to use, lightweight and eco-friendly.

Kosher catalogue by Foodpartners

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Since 2011, the comapny has been developing tasty special meals for catering to suit specific diets such as kosher, halal & conventional. Their products are suitable for all kind of catering situations: trains, airlines, hotels, vending machines, schools & hospitals. Meals can be stored at ambient temperature at least 6 months. In addition to refrigerated meals, their range is completed with ambient ready meals in 270g as well as meals for airline catering in 220g.

Using recyclable trays and boxes, they have also created a kosher range, certified by the Beth Din of Lyon, delivered with cacheroute certificates and official seals. They offer hot and cold meal boxes including menu items like: rillettes, fruit compotes, halva and hot dishes such as chicken tajine with olives and Mediterranean Salmon. Foodpartners export to most European countries.


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Special meals for catering (ambiant & frozen): Kosher, Halal, Conventional.

Foodpartners Wam develops tasty special meals for catering to suit specific diets such as Kosher, Halal and Conventional. Our meals can be stored at ambiant temperature for at least 6 months – Ideal for contingency stock. From hot meal economy class (boxes or trays) and simple but efficient small snack box to business class service, Foodpartners can help you find the best catering solution and combination.

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