Milk Alternatives – Sponsored by House

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Feel Free donuts

Asda Long Life Oat Drink

Really nice, gentle, creamy flavour – works very well in coffee and tea. Very good to see that it has added calcium – so important. Be very happy to drink it on its own as well.'

Feel Free donuts

Asda Free From Mature Cheddar Alternative

‘Smells like cheddar – a great texture and even better when melted. Appetising colour – fabulous for those with multiple allergies. A really good mainstream product at a good price.'


Feel Free donuts

Coyo Organic Kefir Strawberry

‘Lovely mild strawberry aroma and flavour and smooth texture. Scarcely aware that it is kefir. Great ingredients as it excludes so many allergens – a really good childrens' product.'


Feel Free donuts

Tesco Free-From Coconut Oil Alternative to Cheese and Peppercorn

‘Gosh – this is delicious! Looks fab and excellent peppery taste. Creaminess of the cheese contrasts so well with the peppercorns. l could see this on a cheeseboard or cooked with pasta or melted as a luxurious dip!'


Asda Free From Garlic & Herb Soft Cheese Alternative

'Lovely flavour, if very garlicky, and great soft and creamy texture. Fantastic for those with multiple allergies and very versatile.' 

Booja Booja Hazelnut Chocolate Truffle Dairy Free Ice Cream

'Very pretty. Super clean ingredients, delicious flavour – really luxurious, great balance of flavours  – I could eat a truckload!'

Bute Island Smoked German Style

'I like the shape – great to have variation on a freefrom cheese board. Not normally a fan of  smoked cheese but this has really sophisticated smoked flavour and a creamy texture.'

Freaks of Nature Dairy Free Blueberry Thick & Creamy

'Lovely texture – really smooth – and a beautiful colour. Great ingredients, fantastic colour  and lovely tasty blueberries. Very impressed.' 

Lucy Bee Organic Coconut Milk

'Creamy coconut taste but not overpowering; not too sweet and very pleasant. Works surprisingly well in coffee and teas.'

Koko Dairy Free Cheddar Alternative

'Quite sweet for a savoury cheese but it was really good on toast – lovely creamy taste – positively melts in the mouth. Great that it is fortified.'

Tesco Free-From Jalapeno and Chilli Cheese Alternative

'Punchy flavour – lots of chilli but a creamy texture. Sharp and tasty.'


Bute Island Red Leicester Style Sliced

'Great smell – different to other cheeses in Free From. Good colour and no nasty aftertaste! Glossy finish when melted – it retains its texture well.'

Bute Island Cheddar Style with Jalapeno & Chilli

'Really enjoyed this – plenty of flavour but a good creamy texture. I'd love to make chilli  cheese scones with it...'

Cathedral City Lactose Free Mature Cheddar

'Really well flavoured classic, mature cheddar. So good to see the lactose intolerant population's needs being met.'

Delamere Dairy Goats Butter

'Delicious fresh tasting butter – just the right salt levels. Who needs cows?'

Good Carma Foods Flavour Fusion Garlic

'Good garlic breadcrumb consistency topping. I really, really like this – am already planning recipes l can develop with it.  Not come across anything like this before.' 

Tesco Free-From Smoked Cheese Alternative

'Very mild but pleasant smoky flavour – great to see that it is calcium enriched and soya free!

Special Awards:

  1. The Innovation Award – Sponsored by Food Matters Live
  2. Retailer of the Year Award – Sponsored by Oakland International
  3. Freefrom Hero – Sponsored by Lucy Bee

Individual Categories:

  1. Breakfast – Sponsored by the London Brunch Fest 
  2. Milk Product Alternatives – Sponsored by House
  3. Bread – Sponsored by Ilumi 
  4. Store cupboard – Sponsored by Orgran
  5. Pasta and Pizza – Sponsored by FREEE by Doves Farm
  6. Superfoods & sport supplements – Sponsored by Tiana Fair Trade Organics
  7. Products made with FODMAP Friendly ingredients – Sponsored by FODMAP Friendly
  8. ‘Food to go’ – Sponsored by the Nairn's Oatcakes
  9. Down the Pub – Sponsored by Asda
  10. Savoury Snacks and Crackers – Sponsored by SYNLAB
  11. Meaty & Fishy Ready Meals – Sponsored by the Allergy + FreeFrom Show
  12. Veggie Ready Meals – Sponsored by Delamere Dairy 
  13. Foods designed for children – Sponsored by Genius Gluten Free
  14. Tea Time! – Sponsored by the Anaphylaxis Campaign 
  15. Desserts and Puddings – Sponsored by Synergis Marketing 
  16. Confectionery and chocolate – Sponsored by Wellaby's
  17. Bars – cereal, fruit, superfood, grain-free etc – Sponsored by Romer Labs
  18. FreeFrom Gifts – Sponsored by Tesco
  19. No Top 14 – Sponsored by the The Food Talk Show
  20. Best product from a start-up – Sponsored by OF+ Consulting
If you have any queries or would like to talk to us about the awards - please email Michelle or Cressida or call on +44 (0)20 7722 2866