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.

Store Cupboard – Sponsored by Sainsbury's

Winners

Fria pastry

Fria Swedish Style Puff Pastry

'Goodness – a gluten and dairy free puff pastry! That is a bit of an ask!' 'It is not the lighest ever but pretty amazing – you would certainly not know it was gluten free.' 'A really useful store cupboard/freezer product.'

Quinola

Quinola Mothergrain Express Quinoa with split peas

'What a great idea – good fluffy texture, well-cooked and nutritious ingredients.' 'Really useful for an instant meal-base, and extremely tasty both hot and cold.' 'Removes the ‘how do I cook quinoa?’ fear!'

 

 

Highly Commended

ilumi Soy & Ginger Stir Fry Sauce 

'Good strong lemongrass, lime leaves and ginger flavours.' 'Excellently easy-to-read on-pack allergen information.' 'Very good value, and easy to use, lovely smooth texture.'

Asda Free From Couscous

'Very useful wheat/gluten free alternative to couscous.' 'Easy to use with a nice light texture. So simple.' 'Just a single ingredient, but a very successful alternative to 'real' couscous.'

Pulsetta Foods GF Breadcrumbs

'Delicious, crispy breadcrumbs made with nutritious pulses.' 'What a brilliant idea to mix lentils and peas with maize – works surpisingly well.'

Sweet Goodness SOLOaf GF Bread Mix

‘Although this has no crust, it does have a good springy texture.' 'Almost unbelievable that it is microwaveable in two minutes; certainly innovative and impressive!' 'Needs a bit more development, but a handy concept.'

Commended

Orgran No Egg, Natural Egg Replacer

'A really very useful product, would work well in certain desserts.' 'This makes impressive, albeit slightly flat, meringues!' 'Egg is a VERY tricky ingredient to replace in freefrom – this does the trick, and cheaply.'

Sanchi Tamari

'With a delicious soy flavour, this is a cheap and easy to use substitute for soya sauces containing gluten. Tasty!”

The Foraging Fox Beetroot Ketchup

‘A very tasty ‘ketchup’ with naturally tomato/nightshade-free ingredients.' 'A really useful store cupboard staple, main ingredients beetroot and apple, and low in sugar!'

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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