BFFF crowns Annual Foodservice Product Awards

Foodservice Product of the Year - gluten-free tart by KK Fine Foods Plc
12/06/2018 - 07:00
The British Frozen Food Federation’s (BFFF) Annual Product Awards 2018 took place last week (7 June), and saw KK Fine Foods Plc take home the Foodservice Product of the Year for its gluten-free butternut squash, brie, beetroot and truffle-infused oil tart.

All awards were impartially judged by Craft Guild representatives and included: best main course, best new pizza, best new meat-free product, and best new poultry-based product.

The 2018 foodservice Produce Award winners are as below:

  • Foodservice product of the year - Gluten Free Butternut Squash, Brie, Beetroot & Truffle Infused Oil Tart by KK Fine Foods Plc
  • Best new starter/buffet/appetiser product - Quality Cuisine Somerset Brie and Blueberry Chutney Tart by Bidfood
  • Best new accompaniment/potato/vegetable product - Cool’eaze Red Pepper and Rosemary by Daregal Gourmet Ltd.
  • Best new main course/meal centre product - M&J Bistro Hand Battered MSC Cod Fillets by Brakes
  • Best new meat-free/vegetarian product - Aromatic Garden Burger by Paramount 21 Ltd.
  • Best new multi-portion product - Turkey Ballotine by Brakes
  • Best new bakery/pastries product -Gluten Free Butternut Squash, Brie, Beetroot & Truffle Infused Oil Tart by KK Fine Foods Plc
  • Best New ice cream/dessert/confectionery product - Premium Selection

John Hyman, BFFF chief executive, said: “These awards are a real victory for all the winners and their companies, and teams should be incredibly proud of their achievements.

 “The Product Awards celebrate new product development excellence and innovation that continuously drives the frozen food industry to be the dynamic and developing sector that it is.

“The standard of entries was exceptional and it was really encouraging to see how many companies put products forward, which serves as a sign of the confidence they have in their products.

“In their 31st year, the Annual Product Awards proves that frozen food is still at the top of its game when it comes to innovation, which will only help the industry grow further and reach the £10 billion target we’re aiming for.

“As always, these award wins are a team effort and we look forward to having the opportunity to recognise the people behind the products as the entries for the BFFF People Awards open later this summer, with new categories added following the success of last year’s inaugural awards.”

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