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

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Pasta and Pizza
Sponsored by Integrated Food Projects Limited

Winners

Explore Asian

Explore Asian Edamame & Mung Bean Fettuccine 

'Mmm, really unusual.' 'The pulses lend to the texture here, giving a firm bite.' 'A rich vegetable flavour and the innovative ingredients make a tasty high protein base for a meal.' 'The vibrant green colour makes it a colourful addition to freefrom. BRAVO!'

 

 

Rizopia

Rizopia Organic Brown Rice Spaghetti

‘An excellent spaghetti with a good ‘bite’ that holds together well.' 'One organic ingredient – what more could one ask for from a freefrom pasta!? Well done!'

 

Highly Commended

Clearspring Wide Brown Rice Noodles 

'An unusual wide noodle made simply with organic brown rice.''A decent freefrom noodle is not easy to find, and these kept their shape well.' 'They have a delicate consistency that would work well in a soup or pasta dish.'

Georgia’s Choice Pepperoni Pizza    

‘Thin, crispy pizza with a great bite, chewy in the middle, looks the real deal!' 'Nicely spicy with a slightly sweet sauce.' 'A comparatively generous amount of topping – good pepperoni.'

Venice Bakery 3 pack Medium Pizza Bases  

A crisp, slightly sweet base that didn’t sag when cut into slices and which browns nicely.' 'Impressively freefrom.' 'Beautifully thin but happily not biscuit hard.'

Commended

Asda Free From Dried Lasagne Sheets

'An excellent lasagne sheet with a moderately strong corn taste.' 'You couldn’t tell it was freefrom and the lasagne held the layers well.'

Bionita GF Plain Gnocchi

'Avoids the heaviness of some gnocchi and has an excellent consistency, buoyant texture and plump shape.' 'A useful product, hard to fault though perhaps fewer ingredients.'

Garofalo GF Casarecce

'Lovely, with an unusual shape which is hard to find gluten free.' 'Nice to see quinoa being used.' 'A robust texture, although a very slightly sandy mouthfeel.'

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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