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.

Meaty and Fishy Ready Meals – Sponsored by Mrs Crimbles


Tesco fish cakes

Tesco Free From Beef Casserole and Dumplings

‘Looks and smells great! Lovely dumplings – excellent consistency and flavour. Beef nicely cooked and tasty – reasonable price and so easy to cook.  Really like this one.’


Asda Gluten Free Quiche Lorraine

'Pastry first rate, crispy and delicious. Good, firm, cheesy filling, good price. Great to be able to buy a ready made gluten-free quiche.'

Kezie Ostrich Sausages

'Lovely deep flavour. Now this is something different in gluten free sausages! Congratulations on such an innovative product.'

Pure Free From Dairy & Gluten Free Chicken Tikka Masala

'Looks great – lovely colours. Great spicy flavours and I like the quinoa.'

Slightly Different Foods Sweet Quebec Sausages

'Great texture. Slightly sweet thanks to the Maple syrup, but very more-ish.'


BigFish Salmon Fillets Marinated in Piri Piri Sauce

'Spicy kick a mouthful of of succulent salmon.'

Birds Eye Gluten Free 10 Fish Fingers

'Looks appetizing – crispy coating and generous, tasty fish portion. Pity it can’t be dairy free too as this would be popular among school kids.'

Doherty's Gluten Free Meat Balls

'Very tasty and juicy – be wonderful with that Beetroot ketchup!'

Tesco Free From Chicken Tikka Masala with Pilau Rice

'Clever packaging – great to have it wheat, dairy and egg free – interesting concept.'

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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