In association with IFE

The World Food Innovation Awards, in association with IFE are a celebration of innovation and excellence across every category of the global food industry. 

As the longest and most established awards scheme in the industry, these awards are a fantastic way for you to enhance the promotion of your food brand and to ensure it gains global recognition.

Being successfully shortlisted provides a hallmark of success that will prevail long after the awards ceremony and can highlight the contribution your company’s products and team are making to the food industry.

The winners were announced at a special awards ceremony at IFE on Monday 21 March 2022 at ExCeL London. 

Award Winners

Best artisan product

Cacao Barry - WholeFruit Chocolate Evocao

Highly Commended: Cheebab - Cheebab The Original

Best brand marketing

Boxed Water Is Better - Boxed Water™

Highly Commended: THIS™ - THIS™ Changes Everything

Best new brand/brand extension

Hunt and Brew - Single Origin Dairy milk through coffee company lens

Best children’s product

Sprout Organic - Plant Based Infant Formula

Best convenience innovation

Rice In Action - Self Heating rice meal

Best convenience packaging

TIPA Corp - Home Compostable Fully Transparent Laminate

Best drink concept

Good Rootz - SAPINCA

Highly Commended: Liberation Cocktails - On-tap

Best food concept

Frostkrone Food - Ready to Eat

Highly Commended: All is Good - Healthy, Nutritious Food processed using the Mildtech Technology

Best packaging design

Boxed Water Is Better® - Boxed Water™

Best health or wellness drink

Kabocha Milk Co. - Kabochamilk

Best health or wellness food

Float Foods - OnlyEg White

Highly Commended: I am Nutri - QUINOA MALT THICK DRINK

Best healthy snacking innovation

Borna Foods Ltd - Fibre-packed vegan trail mixes

Highly Commended: Daily Crunch - Sprouted Almonds

Best snacking innovation

Frostkrone Food Group - Ready to Eat - Curry Mango Snacks

Highly Commended: Superfoodio Limited - Peanut Butter Buttons

Best indulgence product

TSC Food Products GmbH - Baileys Dessert

Highly Commended: ALDI - exclusive liveGfree Gluten Free Holiday Donuts

Best ingredient innovation

Perfect Day - Animal-Free Milk Protein

Best CSR/sustainability initiative


Best plant-based beverage

Kabocha Milk Co. - Kabochamilk

Best plant-based food product

The Plant Based Seafood Co. - Mind Blown Dusted Scallops

Best special-edition product

Brownes Dairy - Seriously Novelty Flavoured Milks

Best technology innovation

THIS - FAT 2.0™

Best functional product

Zeno Functional Foods - SOBAR

Best foodservice initiative

Quorn - (ChiQin)

Highly Commened: Float Foods - OnlyEg Patties

Best new business


Best natural food or organic product


Highly Commended: Sozyë - Noya Sauce

Best low-or-no product

The Naked Collective - So.Beer



Chloe Anderson

Chloe Anderson

Food Science & Product Manager


Louis Bedwell

Louis Bedwell

Co-founder & Head of Operations

Mission Ventures

Innovation awards

Stefania Pérez Beltrán

New Categories Manager

 Team Foods

Adrian boswell

Adrian Boswell

Fresh Food Buyer


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Philippa Christer

Event Director

IFE and IFE Manufacturing

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Silvia D’Alesio

Brand Strategy and Packaging Design Professor


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Marc Matsumoto

Culinary Creator & Advisor


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María Mascaraque

Industry Manager -Food and Nutrition 


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Morgan Oliveira

Founder & Principal 

Grounded, Etc.

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Mieke Roux

Food Technologist

Veggie Crisp

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Rafaela Sousa

Assistant editor

FoodBev Media

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Clément Tischer

Head of Innovation & Partnerships


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