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Grocery & Specialty Food West names top 10 grocery products for 2018Friday, May 11, 2018 > 14:00:54
Loads of new products were on display at Grocery and Specialty Food West in Vancouver this week, but 10 items were considered to be the best.
Judges evaluated the products on criteria such as practicality, packaging and innovation.
Here is the list:
Best Health/Wellness: Apple & Eve Vegan Protein Smoothie (A. Lassonde Inc) "Vibrant colours that reflect true colours of the fruit; you'll never want to make your own smoothie again."
Best Convenience: Blue Dragon 3 Step Meal Kits (ID Foods) "Delicious, easy-to-make for cooks of all levels."
Best Refrigerated: Egg Bakes Crustless Quiche (Burnbrae Farms) "Cute packaging and flavourful. Ready-to-eat in 90 seconds."
Best Non-Food: CasusGrill (CasusGrill Canada) "Perfect for summer adventures. It's a must-have for every adventure."
Best Sustainable: World Centric Certified Compostable Party Plates (On Green Go Solutions) "Made from wheat straws; not trees."
Best Condiment/Spread/Sauce: Fatso Hybrid Peanut Butter (Fatso) "Creamy, coconut goodness. All the good fat. Perfect for baking, smoothies or simply enjoy on toast."
Best Frozen: Monteli Cauliflower Thin Crust Pizza (Tree of Life) "Gluten-free and vegan. Made with real cauliflower base. It's a guilt-free indulgence."
Best Beverage: Partake Pale Ale (Partake Brewing) "Tastes just like beer. Only 10 calories per can and no alcohol."
Best HABA: Sugar & Spice-Pink Sugar Body Lotion (Sugar & Spice) "Handmade in Maple Ridge, Paraben free, no animal testing, Phthalate free. Lovely, natural scent."
Best Oil: Canada Golden-Pure Cold Pressed Camelina Oil (STEP) "Excellent for gourmet cooking and baking. Mild and nutty flavoured. 100% Canadian."
To see all the pictures of the winners click here.