Winners Of IFE 2015 World Food Innovation Awards Announced

By Steve Wynne-Jones
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Winners Of IFE 2015 World Food Innovation Awards Announced

The winners of the International Food and Drink Event 2015's World Food Innovation Awards were announced this week.

The IFE, the UK's largest food and drink exhibition, judged 340 entries from 30 countries across 16 areas in six categories, including:

• Finished products
• Ingredients
• Packaging
• Brands
• Manufacturing and Processing
• Sustainability
• Marketing

Chris McCuin, IFE event director, said, "This is the first time IFE has hosted the World Food Innovation Awards. It has been a great experience, and our visitors have particularly enjoyed being able to view some of the world's best and emerging food innovations here at IFE."

Judges on the day included a range of marketing experts and journalists, as well as foodservice and business managers.


Winners recognised by the awards are listed below:

Best convenience-food innovation
Yowk – The New Egg Company

Best snacking innovation
Jelly Squeeze – Caterers Choice

Best new children’s food
Mini Nom Noms – Mini Nom Noms


Best confectionery innovation
Edible Alcoholic Pastilles – Smith & Sinclair

Best new breakfast innovation

Best new condiment or marinade
iASC Something Fishy Irish Shellfish Culinary Butter – iASC Irish Atlantic Seafood Company

Best new food concept
Mini Nom Noms – Mini Nom Noms


Best new food ingredient
Spice Drops – Holy Lama Naturals

Best new packaging design
Liquiglide – Liquiglide Inc.

Best convenience or on-the-go packaging
Shake Me Pasta Pot – RPC Barrier Containers

Best new brand or business
Mini Nom Noms – Mini Nom Noms


Best brand extension or limited edition
Mondelez Oreo Sandwich – R&R Ice Cream

Best free-from product
Clive’s Gluten-Free Pies – Buckfast Organic Bakery, Clive’s Pies

Best environmental or CSR initiative
Wyke Farms 100% Green – Wyke Farms

Best food manufacturing or processing innovation
Steam Infusion – OAL Group

Fresh Ideas Award
Yowk – The New Egg Company

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