Winners of the 2017 awards

Presented by Antony Worrall Thompson on 28th March 2017 at the Royal College of Physicians in London

Click here for details of the 2017 judges; Click here for the 2017 shortlist.

For where to buy all of this year's winners, see here.

Confectionery and Chocolate – Sponsored by Goodness Direct


Doisy & Dam

Biona Organic Mini Fruit Bears

‘‘Great taste and love the texture. Real fruit flavours. Splendidly inclusive product for all to share.’

Doisy & Dam

Booja Booja Almond & Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Truffles

‘Really delicious creamy almondly flavour. Rich after taste, properly indulgent! Wonderful flavour combinations yet a really clean ingredients list. Love the light chocolate dusting.’


D&D Dairy-Free Mint Chocolate Holly Leaves

'Very pretty, interesting design – great to be foil wrapped. Lovely crisp, normal chocolate but great that it is also nut and soya free.'

Freedom Confectionery Gelatine Free Marshmallows Mini Pink & White Vanilla Bites

'Light, great mini's – classic pink and white perfect – melt in the mouth.'

Goupie Date & Walnut Goupie

'Appealing. Pretty chunky with big crunchy pieces of date and walnut. Fun & easy to eat – filling!'

Tesco Free From Chocolate Egg with Coins

'Excellent freefrom milk chocolate egg. Pleasant flavour if rather sweet crisp but nicely tempered shell. Like the wrapped coins.'


Asda Extra Special Freefrom Easter Egg

'Visually very appealing; lovely crunch from cocoa nibs. Unusual but tasty truffles.'

Functional Foods Nono Permissible Indulgent

'Look fabulous – so pretty! Novel but simple ingredients - like the crunchy texture.'

Rawchokladfabriken Raw Chocolate Mint Nibs

'Top 14 allergens free. Lovely mint flavour – like the aroma and the cocoa nibs.'

Individual Categories:

Freefrom Super Hero – Sponsored by Lucy Bee

  1. The Innovation Award – Sponsored by Food Matters Live
  2. No Top 14 – Sponsored for 2017 by Ilumi
  3. Retailer of the Year Award – Sponsored by Oakland International
  4. Best Product from a Start Up – Sponsored by Tesco
  5. Breakfast foods –Sponsored by Holland & Barrett
  6. Breads – Sponsored by Dr Schaer
  7. Store cupboard – Sponsored by Genius Gluten Free
  8. Pasta and Pizza –Sponsored by Genon Laboratories
  9. Superfoods and sports supplements – Sponsored by Tiana Fair Trade Organics
  10. ‘Food to go’ and food for vending –Sponsored by Integrated Food Projects Ltd
  11. Down the pub and the bar –Sponsored by the Food and Drink Innovation Network
  12. Meaty & Fishy Ready Meals – Sponsored by Mrs Crimbles
  13. Veggie ready meals – Sponsored by The Allergy & FreeFrom Show
  14. Foods suitable for treenut and peanut allergics – Sponsored by Wellaby's
  15. Foods designed for children – Sponsored by Delamere Dairy
  16. Tea Time! –Sponsored by Romer Labs UK
  17. Desserts and puddings – Sponsored by Morrisons
  18. Confectionery and chocolate – Sponsored by Goodness Direct
  19. Bars – cereal, fruit, superfood, grain-free etc – Sponsored by Synergis Marketing

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