Congratulations to all finalists
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 finalists and best of luck!
- Nominations open: Monday 9 December 2019
- Nominations close: Friday 10 July 2020
- Finalists announced: Monday 13 July 2020
- Judging of finalists: Monday 20 – Friday 31 July 2020
- Winners announced: September edition of Food & Beverage Industry News
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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
Choc Love Bites – Slim Secrets
Coco Luxe Coconut Water – Coco Luxe Life
Protein Powder – Steggall Nutrition Pty Ltd
Ready to Drink Milk Tea Range – NineCha Aust PL
Start-Up of the Year
Garlicious Grown Pty Ltd
Savio Healthy Innovations
Innovative Technology Award
Proudly sponsored by Heat & Control
2D Barcode by GS1 – GS1 Australia
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
Collagen Beauty Flavours – Nutra Organics
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
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
v2mince – v2food
Foodservice Product of the Year
Limited Edition Range; Quandong Extract – The Australian Superfood Co.
Sweet Lupin Flake – The Lupin Co.
v2food – v2food
Locally Sourced Award
Apple Flour – Sensory Mill
Brookie’s Slow Gin – Cape Byron Distillery
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
Andrew May – v2food
Cassandra Spies – Twisted Healthy Treats
Kylie Martin – GF Oats Australia
Nick Psahoulias – Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd
Tara Lordsmith – Murray River Organics
Best of the Best
All nominations automatically enter the Best of the Best