Savoury Snacks and Crackers Sponsored by SYNLAB

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




Delina Teff Zing

' Love the texture – very crisp – innovative, never seen a teff crisp. Quite subtle oriental flavour. I'd definitely buy these as a non-freefrom consumer.'



Nairn’s Gluten Free Flatbreads – Caramelised Onion

' Lovely caramelised onion taste – really comes through. Nice texture, crunchy without being hard – could eat by itself or with cheese or a dip - versatile.'



Tesco Free From BBQ Sweet Potato Red Pepper Corn Strips

' Delicious, crispy, more-ish and a great price. Quite different – like the sweet potato element. Good flavour and aftertaste.' 


Genius Gluten Free Protein Punch Sesame and Sunflower Seed Bread Crisps

'Fantastic crunch – would love to use these to scoop-dip! Great taste and especially nice  sesame seeds. Would be fab with hummus.'

Marks & Spencer Made Without Date and Walnut Toast'

'Lovely crunch – and how great to see a milk free toast. Quite sweet – dates more in evidence than the walnuts – but very tasty.'

Nairn’s Wholegrain cheese crackers

'Great mini cheese biscuit – really good crisp texture and nice cheesy flavour.'

Nairn’s Gluten Free Pop Oats BBQ

'Hard product to develop – slightly rough but good texture – great flavour.'

Purely Plantain Chips – Naturally Salted

'Great bite and lovely texture – not dissimilar to a potato crisp. Great taste – not banana-ey!  Strong free from credentials – interesting product.'


Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs Sweet & Smokin’

'Crispy and crunchy – lovely flavour that lingers.'   

Made For Drink Patacones Plantain Chips

'Real artisan crispsquite thick and crunchy. A note of lime in the flavour – very different – I want more...'

Nairn’s Gluten Free Pop Oats Salt & Vinegar

'Really innovative – lovely and crisp. Good balance of flavours – lovely crunch.'

OATIS Rosemary Oat Snack'

'Firm and crunchy – interesting and unusual flavour.'

Pipers Crisps Delicias Jalapeno & Dill

'Gentle 'kiss' of peppery heat after a single crisp – eat slowly to enjoy!'

Prewett's 5 Mini's Cheese Biscuit'

'Great texture – decent crunch – and very good cheesy taste. Good price.'

The Happy Snack Company Roasted Fava Beans – Red Pepper & Chilli

'Delicately hot  and spicy; great texture – lovely approach to snacking.'

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