Winners of the 2015 awards

presented by Antony Worrall Thompson on 22nd April 2015 at the Royal College of Physicians in London
Click here for the presentation speech; Click here for details of the 2015 judges;
Click here for the 2015 shortlist

Confectionery and Chocolate
Sponsored by FreeFrom Heaven


Doisy & Dam


Doisy & Dam Maca, Vanilla & Cacao Nibs

‘Good ‘snap’, can taste/feel the nibs and the vanilla
hint adds sweetness.' 'Mmm love it, great taste, excellent texture, delicious cocoa.' 'Basically a rich dark nutritious chocolate – not too bitter, not too sweet: perfectly balanced.'



Kinnerton Santa



Kinnerton Confectionery DF Hollow Santa

'Nice thick, smooth chocolate, more difficult for kids to damage! Fun design and good to have a darker flavour; more kids than one realises prefer dark chocolate.' 'Not too sweet, no fake chocolate waxy aftertaste.' 'Reassuringly freefrom, especially nut safe.'



Highly commended

Booja Booja Rhubarb & Vanilla Fool Chocolate Truffles

'Sharp, discernable rhubarb, light vanilla flavours.' 'A zingy combo!' 'Very pleasing combination of crunchy shell and smooth ganache filling.'



Kinnerton Confectionery DF Luxury Dark Chocolate Bar

'Simple, flavourful, just like normal chocolate: tasty. 'Good smooth cocoa flavour considering no dairy.' 'A deep earthy flavour to this one.'

Moo Free Cheeky Orange Bar

'Crunchy, what a lovely texture! And it melts on the tongue, mmm.' 'Well-balanced orange flavour, quite sweet mild chocolate.'

Sweet Virtues Super Food Chocolate Truffles Chia Seeds & Lime

'Very good ingredients, a well made truffle.' 'Graininess from the chia and the lime comes through nicely.' 'Expensive but reassuringly nutritious ingredients.'

You can buy many of the winning products in our Amazon shop.


Individual Categories:

The Innovation Award – Sponsored by Food Matters Live

Retailer of the Year Award – Sponsored by Oakland International

  1. Breakfast foods – Sponsored by Tesco

  2. Breads – Sponsored by Genius Gluten Free
  3. Store cupboard – Sponsored by Sainsbury's
  4. Pasta and Pizza – Sponsored by Integrated Food Projects Limited
  5. Raw Foods and superfoods – Sponsored by Tiana Fair Trade Organics
  6. ‘Food to go’ and food for vending machines –Sponsored by the Food and Drink Innovation Network
  7. Down the pub and the bar – Sponsored by Udi's
  8. Meaty & Fishy Ready Meals – Sponsored by Genon Laboratories
  9. Veggie ready meals – Sponsored by Goodness Direct
  10. Foods suitable for treenut and peanut allergics – Sponsored by Wellaby's
  11. Foods designed for children – Sponsored by Delamere Dairy
  12. Tea Time! – Sponsored by Mrs Crimbles
  13. Desserts and puddings – Sponsored by Romer Labs UK
  14. Confectionery and chocolate – Sponsored by FreeFrom Heaven
  15. Bars – cereal, fruit, superfood, grain-free etc – Sponsored by Holland & Barrett
You can buy many of the winning products in our Amazon shop.


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