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World Food Innovation Awards 2016

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The winners lrand finalists of the annual World Food Innovation Awards, in association with FoodBev Media, have been announced as part of a ceremony at Hotelympia.

The judging panel considered 240 entries from 25 countries in 20 categories, spanning innovation in both product innovation and branding.

“The pace of change and real innovation demonstrated in the wide variety of entries in the second annual World Food Innovation Awards is evidence that the international food and beverage industry continues to deliver for the consumer,” said FoodBev Media group editorial director Bill Bruce. “From exciting new flavours and ingredients to clever convenience packaging and measurable advances in environmental responsibility, the awards highlight the best of the best from both established companies and a growing number of start-ups. If you want to spot the coming trends in food and drink, the World Food Innovation Awards provide all the clues you need.”


Best new food concept

Winner
Crobar by Gathr

Finalists
V&H (Little Moons)
Ethical Blends

Best new beverage concept (including alcohol)

Winner
Toast Ale

Finalists
T-Sticks of London
Taste Cocktails
Muddle & Mash
Truestart Coffee

Best new artisan food

Winner
Mara Seaweed

Finalists
Cool Chile Co
Rated M Wine Infused Foods

Best new artisan beverage

Winner
The Sweet Potato Spirit Company

Finalists
Isfjord Tenzing
Silent Pool Distillery
Little Dish – Dish Go Gos

Best new children’s food

Winner
Little Dish – Dish Go Gos

Finalists
Little Dish – My first pizza
Nom Noms World Food

Best new convenience food innovation

Winner
ChicP

Finalist
Nom Noms World Food
Pack’d
Bol Foods

Best confectionery innovation

Winner
Katjes Magic Candy Factory

Finalists
Mallow & Marsh
V&H (Tsuki Mochi)

Best new condiment or marinade

Winner
The Foraging Fox

Finalists
Mineral Resources International (UK)
Mara Seaweed

Best snacking innovation

Winner
Simply 7 Snacks

Finalists
Cereal Lovers
Crowbar Protein
Crobar by Gathr

Best new free-from category

Winner
Inkka

Finalists
MannaVida
Kent & Fraser
Symingtons

Best new food service or catering product

Winner
iASC Irish Atlantic Seafood Company

Finalists
Comark Instruments
Pack’d

Best new health or wellness product

Winner
Pack’d

Finalists
Noa Potions
Light of Life
Smakosz Tradition

Best new food ingredient

Winner
Mineral Resources International (UK)

Finalists
iASC Irish Atlantic Seafood Company
Mara Seaweed

Best new consumer engagement campaign

Winner
Propercorn

Finalists
Carlsberg
Heineken Experience

Best new brand/business

Winner
Food Minder

Finalists
Arla Foods amba
Pack’d
Nom Nom World Food
Muddle & Mash

Best new brand extension/limited edition

Winner
Pop Chips

Finalists
Coldpress Foods
Joe’s Gourmet Foods

Best new packaging design

Winner
Noa Potions

Finalists
ProAmpac – Duke’s Mayonnaise
Nom Nom World Food
Angels Tears Vodka
Silent Pool Distillery

Best convenience/on-the-go packaging

Winner
Les Twists

Finalists
RPC Superfos – Legismose
RPC Bebo UK – Yowk Perfect

Best manufacturing/processing technology innovation

Winner
Aqualogy Environment

Finalists
Ederna
Sacmi

Best environmental sustainability/CSR initiative

Winner
Tipa-Corp

Finalists
Organic Waste Logistics
CanO Water

 

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