The Innovation Award – Sponsored by Food Matters Live

For where to buy the winning products, go here.
For pictures of the presentations and the party – go here.




M&S Made Without Wheat 2 Chocolate Twists

'A significant manufacturing achievement to create so good a gluten-free croissant type product – never seen anything like it before. Pastry deliciously flaky and buttery, chocolate melts well and balances the flavours.'



Tesco Free From 2 Garlic Chicken Kievs

‘Excellent product and a real achievement to create such a good milk free garlic 'butter', well held in place by the gluten free coating. A much sought after staple – really impressive.'


Freedom Confectionery Strawberry Chocolate Mallow Bites

'How great to have a chocolate sweetie that is different – and all top 14 allergens free! A lovely treat – nice crisp chocolate coating over a soft marshmallow.'

Lovegrass 100% White Teff Fusilli Pasta

'Great wholegrainy flavour and nutty texture – fabulous nutrient profile. Really impressive product.'

Nairn’s Gluten Free Pop Oats Sour Cream & Chive

'A really innovative product – never seen popped oats before. Lovely crisp texture and pleasant, but not overpowering, flavourings.'

Nush almond milk cheese style spread CHIVE

'Light and creamy – a really pleasant cream 'cheese' - very authentic flavour and texture.'

Special Awards:

  1. The Innovation Award – Sponsored by Food Matters Live
  2. Retailer of the Year Award – Sponsored by Oakland International
  3. Freefrom Hero – Sponsored by Lucy Bee

Individual Categories:

  1. Breakfast – Sponsored by the London Brunch Fest 
  2. Milk Product Alternatives – Sponsored by House
  3. Bread – Sponsored by Ilumi 
  4. Store cupboard – Sponsored by Orgran
  5. Pasta and Pizza – Sponsored by FREEE by Doves Farm
  6. Superfoods & sport supplements – Sponsored by Tiana Fair Trade Organics
  7. Products made with FODMAP Friendly ingredients – Sponsored by FODMAP Friendly
  8. ‘Food to go’ – Sponsored by the Nairn's Oatcakes
  9. Down the Pub – Sponsored by Asda
  10. Savoury Snacks and Crackers – Sponsored by SYNLAB
  11. Meaty & Fishy Ready Meals – Sponsored by the Allergy + FreeFrom Show
  12. Veggie Ready Meals – Sponsored by Delamere Dairy 
  13. Foods designed for children – Sponsored by Genius Gluten Free
  14. Tea Time! – Sponsored by the Anaphylaxis Campaign 
  15. Desserts and Puddings – Sponsored by Synergis Marketing 
  16. Confectionery and chocolate – Sponsored by Wellaby's
  17. Bars – cereal, fruit, superfood, grain-free etc – Sponsored by Romer Labs
  18. FreeFrom Gifts – Sponsored by Tesco
  19. No Top 14 – Sponsored by the The Food Talk Show
  20. Best product from a start-up – Sponsored by OF+ Consulting
If you have any queries or would like to talk to us about the awards - please email Michelle or Cressida or call on +44 (0)20 7722 2866