2016 Best New Product Award winners announced
Australia’s best new food and retail products were on display last night at The Best New Product Awards 2016.
Held at the Showtime Events Centre in Melbourne, the event recognises the most outstanding and innovative products launched int he past 12 months.
There were four categories – retail, hospitality equipment, bakery and food service.
“2016 proved to be an exciting year for our industry – there’s been many interesting trends, interest in foods and industry innovations that have seen so much evolve,” said event director Minnie Constan who also hosted the event.
“As an industry, we constantly need to keep up with consumer demands. The Best New Product Awards have demonstrated that we aren’t just keeping up, but we’re doing it exceptionally well with businesses creating some incredibly innovative products.”
The winners of the 2016 Best New Product Awards
Best New Foodservice Product Awards
Winner: Tea & Spice Handcrafted Chai by Tea & Spice
Finalist: Dim Sum & Co by Land of Plenty Food Co
Finalist: Avovita Avocado Chocolate Mousse by Fresh Produce Alliance
Best New Bakery Product Awards
Winner: Otentic Durum by Puratos Australia-New Zealand
Finalist: QBO Universal Processing System by Van Rooy Machinery
Finalist: Coloured Baking Moulds by Confoil
Best New Retail Awards
Winner: Bickford and Sons Sparkling Range by Bickfords Australia
Finalist: Casalare Gluten Free Range by Spiral Foods (NSW)
Finalist: Gelista Premium Icecream and Gelati 570ml tub by Eurostore
Best New Hospitality Equipment Product Awards
Winner: Winterhalter UC Excellence i by Winterhalter
Finalist: AUS-ION™ ‘Satin’ by Solidteknics
Finalist: Frix Air by Sammic Australia