The finalists and winners of the International Food and Drink event's 2015 World Food Innovation Awards held at (IFE) on Monday 23 March have been announced.
A panel of experts judged more than 340 entries from 30 countries across 16 areas in six categories, including: finished products, ingredients, packaging, brands, manufacturing and processing, sustainability and marketing.
Chris McCuin, event director for IFE 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 the show."
The winners include:
Best convenience food innovation
Best snacking innovation
Jelly Squeeze - Caterers choice
Best new condiment or marinade
iASC Something Fishy Irish Shellfish Culinary Butter - iASC Irish Atlantic Seafood Company
Best new food concept
Mini nom nom's - Mini nom nom's
Best new food ingredient
Spice Drops - Holy Lama Naturals
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
For the full list of winners visit www.ife.co.uk/ifeawards