tfp 2015 trends provides backdrop to IFE New Products Live

thefoodpeople’s 2015 trends infographic provides the backdrop to the IFE New Product Live showcase at IFE, ExCel, London.

Also at IFE yesterday were the World Food Innovation Awards, sponsored by Tetra Pak.

2015 is the first year that these establish awards have been announced at the UK’s largest food and drink exhibition, IFE. A panel of experts judged over 340 entries from 30 countries across 16 areas in six categories, including:

•Finished products




•Manufacturing and Processing



The Awarded Results

Best convenience food innovation


Cake in a cup - Aveve

Ambient vacuum packed corn on the cob – Mikado Foods

Winner Yowk – The New Egg Company

Best snacking innovation


The Protein Ball Co – The Protein Ball Co

Froosh Shorty – Froosh

Winner Jelly Squeeze – Caterers choice

Best new children’s food

Finalist Claudi & Fin Frozen Yoghurt Lollies – Claudi & Fin

Sweetpea Pantry Super Food Baking Mixes – Sweetpea Pantry

Winner Mini nom nom’s – Mini nom nom’s

Best confectionery innovation


Super Food Chocolate Truffles

Sweet Virtues Ltd. Twelve Flavours of the World

Fudge Kitchen Winner Edible Alcoholic Pastilles –

Smith & Sinclair Best new breakfast innovation

Finalist Yowk – The New Egg Company Top porridge Nutella Mornflake

Winner FUEL10K Protibrik – FUELYOUR10KHOURS

Best new condiment or marinade

Finalist The mushroom marmalade collection – The patchwork traditional food company

Mexican Spicy & Sweet Cranberry chipotle Sauce and Marinade

Winner Alimentos Finisterre Winner iASC Something Fishy Irish Shellfish Culinary Butter –

iASC Irish Atlantic Seafood Company

Best new food concept

Finalist Okobay Coconut Water Ice – Okobay

JOOLS drinks – Kmera ltd.

Winner Mini nom nom’s – Mini nom nom’s

Best new food ingredient Finalist

inFUZE Oil Range Basil Oil – Daregal Gourmet Ltd.

Raw vegetable wraps and salads

Kleanse Food Ltd Winner Spice Drops

Holy Lama Naturals Best new packaging design

Finalist JOOLS drinks – Kmera ltd

Fleur de Sel – JMD Export – Salmarim

Winner Liquiglide – Liquiglide Inc

Best convenience or on the go packaging

Finalist Yowk – The New Egg Company

Liquiglide – Liquiglide Inc.

Winner Shake Me Pasta Pot – RPC Barrier Containers

Best new brand or business

Finalist Oppo ice cream – Oppo ice cream

Jim Jams – Jim Jams Spreads

Winner Mini nom nom’s – Mini nom nom’s

Best brand extension or limited edition

Finalist teapigs matcha super power green tea drink with elderflower - teapigs

Weetabix Winter Warmer – Springetts design consultants

Winner Mondelez Oreo Sandwich – R&R Ice cream

Best free from product

Walkers Gluten Free Shortbread – Walkers Shortbread Ltd

Thanks for Franks Gluten Free Granola Flapjacks – Thanks for Franks Bakery Co. Ltd

Winner Clive’s Gluten Free pies – Buckfast Organic Bakery, Clive’s Pies

Best environmental or CSR initiative

Finalist URBANA Biodegradable and Compostable Cutlery – 4 Aces Ltd

How We Do Business (HWDB) Framework – Marks and Spencer Foods Sustainability

Winner Wyke Farms 100% Green – Wyke Farms

Best food manufacturing or processing innovation

Finalists Smart Skin Technologies Quantifeel Drone – Smart Skin Technoligies

Food Radar Detecting the invisible – Food Radar – Systems AB

Winner Steam Infusion – OAL Group

Fresh Ideas Award

Finalists Mini nom nom’s – Mini nom nom’s

Liquiglide – Liquiglide Inc.

Winner Yowk – The New Egg Company