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.

Meaty and Fishy Ready Meals Sponsored by Genon Laboratories

Winner

Tesco fish cakes

Tesco Free From Smoked Haddock Fishcakes with a Melting Middle

‘Now this IS unusual!'' 'I love the combination of flavours of smoked fish and cheese – only sorry the dairy frees can’t eat it!' 'This is a delicious unusual gluten-free product with a good crispy crust – ticks all the boxes it aims to have ticked…'

 

Highly Commended  

Afia's WF & GF Lamb Samosa

‘Wow, a spicy, unusual product for the gluten free market – with lots of tasty lamb filling.' 'Good crispy pastry – yummy.' 'First gluten-free samosa I have met!'

Hotch Potch Ploughmans Pie

‘Loved the chutney between the pastry & meat, nice touch.' 'Hard to believe the crisp pastry is gluten free. Shame it isn’t dairy free too!'

Voakes Free From Steak & Ale Pie

‘Delicious pastry with a good quality beef filling – I enjoyed the chunks of steak.' 'Fantastic that this is gluten, wheat and dairy free.' 'A good crisp pastry.'

 

Commended  

Kirsty's GF & DF Beef Lasagne with a Rich Bolognese Sauce

'Looks appealing with good firm gluten free pasta sheets.' 'Oh! I had no idea this is dairy free – what a coup!' ‘A slightly sweet, almost ‘mixed spice’ flavour to this dairy, wheat and gluten free lasagne.'

Rule of Crumb Chicken Kiev

‘Hard to find a gluten-free Kiev, so well done!' 'Beautifully garlicky, and the chicken was fine.' 'Lovely breadcrumbs – this is a great, well-flavoured product.'

Sainsbury's FreeFrom Chicken Hot Pot

‘Warm, comforting smells coming from this product, with tasty shredded chicken.' 'Great that this product is tasty and appealing yet free from three key allergens.'

Tesco Free From Pulled Ham & Cheddar Crispbake

‘I really like the cheddar and chunky ham pieces, delicious combination.' 'Lovely crisp coating, slightly soft filling, but perhaps this is unavoidable given the cheese.' 'A hearty bake – quite salty but tasty.'

Tesco finest* British Traditional Pork Sausages

'A simple, tasty good quality pork sausage.' 'A nice gluten free sausage with a good texture.' 'Mmm – smells yummy!'

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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