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.

Foods suitable for nut and peanut allergics Sponsored by Wellaby's




BFree Multiseed Bagels

‘Fab appearance – really seedy! Great that it excludes so many allergens (gluten, dairy, egg, nut and sesame) although maybe shame that it does include pea protein as it can cause cross reactions. Texture OK but very much better warm and really good toasted!'


Highly Commended

BFree Soft White Rolls

‘Decent taste and great to see a gluten, egg and nut free roll. Suspect it would work much better warm or filled but a good colour and looks totally 'normal'. Fills a great gap by excluding so many allergens.'

Conserve Della Nonna Green Pesto

'Lovely rich flavour and fab to have a nut-free pesto – but – it would be good if it said on the packaging that the pine nuts had been processed in a nut-free factory. So often pine nuts are processed with other nuts thus raising a contamination issue.'

D&D Chocolates Dairy Free Chocolate Drops

'Really attractive embossed design – good dark chocolate and could have many uses. Ticks all the allergen boxes, including soya.'



Smart Eats & Treats Seeded Loaf

‘Wonderful to see a bread product that is free from gluten, egg, nuts and sesame traces – fills an important gap in the market. Nice flavour, moist, crunchy seeds – has the look, feel and aste of a homemade loaf.'

Truly Chocolates Lego Chocolates

‘Lovely friendly chocolate – fun – and free from all the major allergens including soya.'


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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