The 2019 Grocery & Specialty Food West show awards
2019’s Top 10 in Grocery awards were announced at this year’s Grocery & Specialty Food West. It was the show’s 30th anniversary and took place in Vancouver April 1 and 2, drawing more than 2000 attendees. The award winners were selected from the event's New Product Showcase by local food experts, based on attributes such as practicality, packaging, innovation and more.
Winners this year included a cannabis gummy kit, meat protein bars and reinvented cookie dough.
Best Convenience Product: Burnbrae's Eggs2go! Omega-3 6pk Resealable Pouch Hard Boiled & Peeled EggsBest Dessert: Tree of Life's Cookie BluffBest Sustainable: Dart Canada's Compostable CupsBest Health and Wellness: Epic Provisions (General Mills) Egg Protein and Meat Protein BarsBest Beverage: Grizzly Paw Soda Company's Black Cherry Cola, Orange Cream Soda, Root Beer, Ginger Beer, Grapefruit Soda and Cream SodaBest Snack Product: MadeGood Foods' Granola Bites and Granola Bars (I-D Foods)Best Frozen: McLean Meats' Frozen Organic Gluten-free Beef & Turkey LasagnasBest Sauce/Condiment: Nando's PERinaise (I-D Foods)Best Specialty: Paracanna's Zen Zingers Cannabis Gummy Candy Making KitBest Local/Made in Canada: SaltSpring Kitchen Co.'s Sweet, Savoury and Spicy Preserves