Congratulations to the 2020 Winners

While COVID-19 has without doubt created challenges throughout the world, it’s exciting to see so many food and beverage manufacturing businesses and suppliers nominating or nominated for the innovative work that they do. Despite the current challenges, nominations were up 60% on 2019, demonstrating the resilience and determination of our industry.

Congratulations to all our Winners and Finalists

 


 

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For Heat and Control creativity and ingenuity are not abstract concepts, they are tangible company assets. With over 200 patents and counting, our commitment to take risks and ask “what if” continue to be one of our treasured principles. We understand for companies to be truly innovative and successful, there will always be boundaries to push, and new ideas to explore. In 2020 Heat and Control celebrates 70 years of innovation and is proud to sponsor the Food & Beverage Industry News Innovative Technology Award. Congratulations and best of luck to the finalists.

 

 

 

Export Product of the Year

 

Winner

Coco Luxe Coconut Water – Coco Luxe Life

 

Finalists

Choc Love Bites – Slim Secrets

Protein Powder – Steggall Nutrition Pty Ltd

Ready to Drink Milk Tea Range – NineCha Aust PL

 

Start-Up of the Year

 

Winner

v2food

 

Finalists

17 Rocks

Garlicious Grown Pty Ltd

Lakanto Australia

Minjums Foods

Savio Healthy Innovations

Seedsations

 

Innovative Technology Award
Proudly sponsored by Heat & Control

 

Winner

2D Barcode by GS1 – GS1 Australia

 

Finalists

LinX tubular Linear Motor – ANCA Motion

PolarDry® – Spraying Systems Co. Pty Ltd

Special Vacuum Head – SMC Corporation

VentX Stretch Film Slitter – Omni Group

 

Convenience Product of the Year

 

Winner

Collagen Beauty Flavours – Nutra Organics

 

Finalists

Fable Range – Fable Food Co.

Jarrah Honey Drinks Products – Jas Refresh Pty Ltd

Keto Crackers, Garlic Bread – Keto Kitchen Corner

Natural Beef Bone Broth Range – Australian Bone Broth Co.

Upple® – Savio Healthy Innovations

 

Retail Product of the Year

 

Winner

v2mince – v2food

 

Finalists

BADASS – Badlands Brewery

Our Family Table Gluten Free Range – Land of Plenty Food

FREE Organic Lager – FREE Brewing Co

Kombucha Yoghurt – Roar & Tonic

Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener – Lakanto Australia

Simson’s Pantry High Protein Low Carb Wrap – True Foods

 

Foodservice Product of the Year

 

Winner

Sweet Lupin Flake – The Lupin Co.

 

Finalists

Limited Edition Range; Quandong Extract – The Australian Superfood Co.

v2food – v2food

 

Locally Sourced Award

 

Winner

Brookie’s Slow Gin – Cape Byron Distillery

 

Finalists

Apple Flour – Sensory Mill

Cricket Protein Powder Acheta Domesticus – Edible Bug Shop

Limited Edition Range – The Australian Superfood Co.

Macadamia Non-Aerosol Spray Oil – Coconutts Enterprise Pty Ltd

 

Food & Beverage Executive of the Year

 

Winner

Cassandra Spies – Twisted Healthy Treats

 

Finalists

Andrew May – v2food

Kylie Martin – GF Oats Australia

Nick Psahoulias – Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

Tara Lordsmith – Murray River Organics

 

Best of the Best

 

Winner

v2food – v2food

 

All nominations automatically enter the Best of the Best