Returning in 2018, the Food Matters Live Awards recognise the creativity and inventiveness of industry to produce products and ingredients that meet the ever-changing demands and palates of health conscious and trend-hungry consumers.

Entries for the 2018 Awards will open to all exhibitors and registered visitors on Monday 21 May 2018.

We spoke with some of the 2017 Award winners at Food Matters Live about what winning this prestigious award means to their business and products. 

Innovative 'Better for You' Product of the Year: Avocado Oil Mayonnaise Classic, Hunter & Gather Foods Ltd

Most Innovative Natural & Organic Product: Pomegranate Molasses & Turmeric Raw Kale Chips, Biolicious 

Most Innovative Food to Go Product: Snackamole™, Born Tasty Ltd

Best Natural Ingredient for Health & Wellbeing: Spectra™, Van Eeghen Functional Ingredients

Best Functional Ingredient for Health & Wellbeing: SlimBiome®, OptiBiotix Health Plc

Sustainability Initiative of the Year: Rice Sustainability Initiative, Mars Food UK

Best Food & Drink Process or Technology: evapEOS technology, Ederna

Innovative Packaging Design of the Year: Heat & Eat, Fairfields Farm Produce Ltd

Marketing Campaign of the Year: The Great Fruit and Veg Adventure

New Food & Drink Product of the Year (Food): I Sea Wraps, Seamore

New Food & Drink Product of the Year (Drink): Rosemary Water – sparkling variant, No1 Rosemary Water

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