2018 winners

CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS
Iceland Arctic Royal Salt-Baked Seabass, Sykes Seafood


INNOVATIVE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Iceland Luxury Rosé Veal Saltimbocca, Dunbia


INNOVATIVE RETAILER OF THE YEAR
Morrisons


AMBIENT MEAL KITS
Category Champion
Asda Extra Special Bake In The Box Belgian Chocolate & Salted Caramel Brownie, Symington’s

Innovation Winner

Asda Extra Special Bake In The Box Belgian Chocolate & Salted Caramel Brownie, Symington’s


BACON
Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Treacle Glazed Back Bacon

Innovation Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Treacle Glazed Back Bacon


BAKERY – SAVOURY & SWEET
Category Champion
Iceland Luxury Sourdough Crumpets, The Village Bakery

Innovation Winner
Iceland Luxury Sourdough Crumpets, The Village Bakery


BEEF STEAKS
Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Aberdeen Angus Sirloin Steak

Innovation Winner
Lidl Deluxe Dry Aged British Beef Tomahawk Steak, W D Meats


BLUE CHEESE
Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Mature Blue Stilton

Innovation Winner
Lidl Deluxe Bleu D’Affinois, Eurilait


BREAD
Category Champion
Aldi Traditional White Bloomer

Innovation Winner
Aldi Traditional White Bloomer


BURGERS
Category Champion
Aldi Aberdeen Angus Picanha Beef Burgers

Innovation Winner
Asda Extra Special 2 Wagyu Beef Burgers, ABP Food Group UK


CEREAL BARS
Category Champion
Aldi Goji & Cranberry Quinoa Bar


CEREALS
Category Champion
Lidl Super Berry Granola, Pioneer Foods UK

Innovation Winner
Asda Apple & Cinnamon Seed Mix


CHEDDAR CHEESE
Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Somerset Crunchy Vintage Cheddar, Wyke Farms

Innovation Winner
Lidl Mature Cheddar & Balsamic Onion Waxed Truckle, Joseph Heler


CHILDREN’S PRODUCTS
Category Champion
Lidl Lupilu Apple, Carrot & Parsnip Baby Fruit & Veg Pouch, Breccon Foods

Innovation Winner
Aldi Mamia Raspberry Mini Rice Cakes


CHILLED READY MEALS
Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Macaroni Cheese with Pancetta

Innovation Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Tuscan Sausage Tortiglioni Bake


CHILLED READY MEALS – ASIAN RECIPES
Category Champion
Nisa Retail Heritage Chicken Saag Masala with Pilau Rice, Greencore Prepared Meals


COFFEE
Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Guatemalan Roast & Ground Coffee, Melitta Kaffee


CONFECTIONERY – CHOCOLATE
Category Champion
The Co-op Irresistible Decadent Artists’ Collection, Lir Chocolates


CONFECTIONERY – SUGAR
Category Champion
Lidl Scottish Fudge, Tilly Confectionery

Innovation Winner
Asda Extra Special Handmade Cornish Sea Salt Caramel Fudge, The Serious Sweet Company


COOKIES & BISCUITS
Category Champion
Lidl Dark Chocolate Ginger Biscuits, Walkers Shortbread

Innovation Winner
Lidl Hazelnut Heart Cookies, Merba


CRACKERS
Category Champion
Aldi Gourmet Sea Salted Savoury Crackers


DAIRY
Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe West Country Butter with Sea Salt Crystals, Wyke Farms

Innovation Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Blue Eggs


DELI
Category Champion
Aldi Moroccan Houmous

Innovation Winner
Aldi Moroccan Houmous


DESSERTS – FAMILY SIZED
Category Champion
The Co-op Irresistible Sticky Toffee Pudding, Hain Daniels

Innovation Winner
Lidl Black Forest Kirsch Trifle, TM Telford


DESSERTS – INDIVIDUAL
Category Champion
Asda Extra Special Melt in the Middle Salted Caramel & Chocolate Puddings, Classic Desserts

Innovation Winner
Lidl Deluxe Passion Fruit & Vanilla Posset, Delici


DRESSINGS, VINEGARS & OILS
Category Champion
Aldi Soy, Chilli & Ginger Dressing

Innovation Winner
Aldi Soy, Chilli & Ginger Dressing


FISH AND SHELLFISH
Category Champion
Iceland Arctic Royal Salt-Baked Seabass, Sykes Seafood

Innovation Winner
Iceland Arctic Royal Salt-Baked Seabass, Sykes Seafood


FOOD ON THE GO – SAVOURY
Category Champion
Lidl Mediterranean Vegetable Risotto, Laila’s Fine Foods

Innovation Winner
Lidl Mediterranean Vegetable Risotto, Laila’s Fine Foods


FREE FROM – SAVOURY
Category Champion
The Co-op Free From Tagliatelle, Rondanini UK

Innovation Winner
The Co-op Free From Tagliatelle, Rondanini UK


FREE FROM – SWEET
Category Champion
The Co-op Irresistible Free From Triple Chocolate Cookies, Northumbrian Fine Foods

Innovation Winner
The Co-op Irresistible Free From Triple Chocolate Cookies, Northumbrian Fine Food


FRESH FRUIT & VEGETABLES
Category Champion
Aldi Kalettes

Innovation Winner
Aldi Kalettes


FROZEN DESSERTS
Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Apple & Salted Caramel Crumble Tart, Marston Foods

Innovation Winner
Lidl Deluxe Croquembouche, Icefresh


FROZEN MEALS
Category Champion
Asda Oven Cook From Frozen Spanish Chicken & Chorizo, Faccenda Foods


FRUIT INFUSIONS & TEA
Category Champion
Lidl English Breakfast Tea Bags, Finlay Beverages

Innovation Winner
Asda Rhubarb & Custard Tea Infusion, Typhoo Tea


ICE CREAMS
Category Champion
Iceland Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream, Indian

Innovation Winner
Aldi Double Chocsticks Peanut Butter


INDIVIDUAL CAKES AND PASTRIES
Category Champion
The Co-op Irresistible Authentic French Macaron Collection, Rondanini UK

Innovation Winner
The Co-op Irresistible Authentic French Macaron Collection, Rondanini UK


ITALIAN COOKING SAUCES
Category Champion
Morrisons The Best Italian Vine Ripened Cherry Tomato, Pecorino Cheese & Chilli Pasta Sauce, LDH (La Doria)

Innovation Winner
Morrisons The Best Italian Vine Ripened Cherry Tomato, Pecorino Cheese & Chilli Pasta Sauce, LDH (La Doria)


JAMS AND SPREADS
Category Champion
Lidl Blackcurrant Conserve, Goebber


KETCHUPS & CHUTNEYS
Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Caramelised Red Onion & Balsamic Vinegar Chutney

Innovation Winner
Morrisons The Best Brinjal Pickle, AB World Foods


LARGE CAKES
Category Champion
The Co-op Irresistible Belgian Chocolate Cake, Finsbury Foods

Innovation Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Scottish Gingerbread with Candied Orange


MEAT JOINTS
Category Champion
Aldi Butterflied Lamb Leg

Innovation Winner
Lidl Deluxe French Trimmed Pork Loin with Honey & Mustard Butter, Bawnbua


PIZZA
Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Italian Ham, Portobello Mushroom & Mascarpone Sourdough Pizza

Innovation Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Caprino Verde Pizza, Roncadin


POTATO CRISPS
Category Champion
Iceland Luxury Sea Salt & White Wine Vinegar Crisps, Shaws of Huddersfield

Innovation Winner
Lidl Scottish Multi-Pack Crisps, Mackies At Taypack


POTATO PRODUCTS
Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Maris Piper Chunky Oven Chips, CL Warneton
Innovation Winner
The Co-op Rainbow Fries, Fullers Foods International


POULTRY JOINTS
Category Champion
Morrisons Sage & Onion Spatchcock, Cargill


PREPARED FISH
Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Melt in the Middle Salmon Fishcakes


PREPARED MEATS
Category Champion
Lidl Mint & Honey Pulled Lamb, Bawnbua

Innovation Winner
Iceland Luxury Rosé Veal Saltimbocca, Dunbia


PREPARED POULTRY
Category Champion
Morrisons Lime and Chilli Breast Quarters, Cargill

Innovation Winner
Morrisons Lime and Chilli Breast Quarters, Cargill


PREPARED SALADS
Category Champion
Lidl Cheese Coleslaw, Troy Foods

Innovation Winner
The Co-op Irresistible Super Green Salad, Freshtime UK


READY TO EAT FISH
Category Champion
Aldi Fish Sushi Selection


SANDWICHES AND WRAPS
Category Champion
The Co-op Onion Bhaji Sandwich, Greencore Food To Go

Innovation Winner
The Co-op Onion Bhaji Sandwich, Greencore Food To Go


SAUSAGES
Category Champion
Iceland Luxury Thick Pork Sausages, Cranswick Convenience Foods

Innovation Winner
The Co-op Irresistible Chicken & Cracked Black Pepper Sausages, Cranswick Country Foods


SAVOURY PASTRIES (INC PORK PIES)
Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Pork, Bacon & West Country Cheddar Sausage Rolls

Innovation Winner
Morrisons The Best Smoked Bacon & Camembert Quiche, Morrisons Manufacturing


SAVOURY PIES
Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Spinach, Vintage Cheddar & Garlic Wellingtons, Shire Foods

Innovation Winner
Lidl Deluxe Spinach, Vintage Cheddar & Garlic Wellingtons, Shire Foods


SAVOURY SNACKS
Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Oregano & Garlic Root Vegetable Crisps, Corkers

Innovation Winner
Aldi Veggie Burst


SIDE DISHES
Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Apricot & White Stilton Stuffing Parcels, W A Turner

Innovation Winner
Lidl Deluxe Apricot & White Stilton Stuffing Parcels, W A Turner


SLICED MEATS AND PÂTÉS
Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Black Treacle & Stout Ham

Innovation Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Farmhouse Apple, Pork & Cider Pâté


SOFT DRINKS & JUICES
Category Champion
Lidl Orange & Mango Juice, Mallard Court


SOUPS
Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Chicken Mulligatawny Soup


SPECIALITY BREADS
Category Champion
The Co-op Rye Bloomer Country Style Foods

Innovation Winner
Lidl Fig & Walnut Bread, Ihle


SPECIALITY CHEESE
Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Baking Camembert with a Caramelised Red Onion Relish, Eurilait


STORE CUPBOARD
Category Champion
Aldi Pickled Whole Baby Beetroot


WORLD COOKING SAUCES
Category Champion
Morrisons The Best Keralan Coconut Sauce, AB World Foods

Innovation Winner
The Co-op Irresistible Theakstone Ale & Thyme Cooking Sauce, Greencore Grocery


YOGURTS
Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Lemon Curd Farmhouse Yogurt

Innovation Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Lemon Curd Farmhouse Yogurt