Winners of the 2016 awards

presented by Antony Worrall Thompson on 26th April 2016 at the Royal College of Physicians in London

Click here for details of the 2016 judges; Click here for the 2016 shortlist.
For where to buy all of this year's winners, see here.

Children's food Sponsored by Delamere Dairy


Winners Georgia's Choice

Perfect World Carrot Cake Ice Cream

'Very unusual – nice flavour and texture. Ooh, I really like this! Dairy and wheat free and no added sugar – which makes it healthier too!!'


Georgia's Choice

Tesco Free From Southern Fried Mini Chicken Fillets

'Yummy – nice chicken.... Smells great and very tasty. A really nice spicy taste – really liked them.'



Highly Commended

Georgia's Choice Chicken Bites

‘Love them – could not improve them! Tastes just like normal chicken so yummy. Smell and taste great.'

Nothing But Freeze Dried Strawberry & Banana Snack

'Lovely strawberry flavour. Very delicious, very crunchy – and very healthy!'

Tesco Free From Carl the Caterpillar

'Yummy! Looks brilliant – and tastes great too. Really soft and more-ish. Shame that my dairy-free friends can't have him though...'

Tesco Free From 9 Garlic Doughballs

'Flavour is great but they were a little bit too greasy. A bit too much garlic but a great texture and colour – smell fab! More please.....'



Casa de Bolitas Cheddar Bolitas

‘Very puffy and cheesy – plus a great sensation in your mouth! I like the chewy texture – and how cheesy they are!'

Tilda Kids Sunshine Vegetable Rice

‘Really nice – the sauce is good. Rice has a nice texture although the vegetables are a bit soft.'

Udi’s Milk Chocolate Caramel Clusters

‘Really good - yummy! Like the crunch and their nice sweetness. But I couldn't share these with my dairy-free friends.'


Individual Categories:

The Innovation Award – Sponsored by Food Matters Live

Retailer of the Year Award – Sponsored by Oakland International

Start Ups & Small Producers – Sponsored by Tesco

  1. Breakfast foods – Sponsored by Asda
  2. Breads – Sponsored by Udi's
  3. Store cupboard – Sponsored by Genius Gluten Free
  4. Pasta and Pizza – Sponsored by Gluten Free Cuppa Tea
  5. Raw Foods – Sponsored by Genon Laboratories
  6. Superfoods and sports supplements – Sponsored by Tiana Fair Trade Organics
  7. ‘Food to go’ and food for vending – Sponsored by Tesco
  8. Down the pub and the bar –Sponsored by the Food and Drink Innovation Network
  9. Meaty & Fishy Ready Meals –Sponsored by Mrs Crimbles
  10. Veggie ready meals – Sponsored by Goodness Direct
  11. Foods suitable for treenut and peanut allergics – Sponsored by Wellaby's
  12. Foods designed for children – Sponsored by Delamere Dairy
  13. Tea Time! – Sponsored by Integrated Food Projects Ltd
  14. Desserts and puddings – Sponsored by Romer Labs UK
  15. Confectionery and chocolate – Sponsored by Free From Market
  16. Bars – cereal, fruit, superfood, grain-free etc – Sponsored by Holland & Barrett


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