Finalists announced for Food & Beverage Awards

The category finalists for the 2019 Food & Beverage Awards have been announced. The winners will be announced at a gala event at Doltone House in Darling Harbour, Sydney on Thursday July 18th. All category winners are eligible for the Best of the Best Award, which will be the last gong handed out on the night.

A big thank-you to our sponsors Flavour Makers, Rockwell Automation and Total Construction.

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Finalists are:

Beverage of the Year
Maltra Foods – Brod Kvas
Ginscato – Ginscato
Herbal Fix – Herbal Fix
Brouhaha Brewery – Strawberry Rhubarb Sour
Bowled Over Beverages – Espresso Tonic Syrup
Kombucha Me – Kombucha Beverages
Nutra Organics – Lunar Latte
Margaret River Kombucha Co – rok Kombucha
MateCo2 – Sparkling Yerba Mate Drink
AquaBotanical Beverages – AquaBotanical

Ingredient Innovation
Cape Byron Distillery – Brookie’s Byron Slow Gin
The Australian Superfood Co – Native Ingredient Extracts
Sensient – Non-Dairy Protein masking
Lori’s Wholesome Pantry – Watermelon Seed Butter
Sunshine Sugar and Nutrition Innovation Group – Low GI Sugar
Botanical Innovations – Wine Powder
H2coco – H2melon watermelon water
Fire.works & Smoke – Smoked Honey
South Pacific Jam Company – Banana Jam

Food Safety Equipment & Materials
CRC Industries – CRC Food-grade Bio Degreaser
Air Liquide – Cryo Tunnel FP1 + ALIGAL 1 or ALIGAL 2 Supply
Spraying Systems – Klarion EGS6020
Roxset Health & Safety Flooring – Roxset SE 1/2/3
Sealtick – Sealtick6086b
Lindsay PieMaking Equipment – Simple Simon Pie Machine

Packaging Innovation
PA Packaging Solutions – Home Compostable Paper, and Film Barrier Duplex and Triplex Laminated Film Pouch
Collagen Beauty Bars – Nutra Organics
Hemp Oz – Hemp Kombucha
BE Campbell – Mexican-style Slow Cooked Beef with Beans
Youfoodz – Youfoodz Meal Kitz

Innovative Technology of the Year
Operations Feedback Systems – OFS-X and OFS-Flow
Pollen Consulting Group – Digital Twin
Trust Codes – QR/NFC Codes
Inox Australia – Stock Processing Systems
CSIRO – Shockwave Technology

Health Foods
GoodMix – Blend11
Nutra Organics – Collagen Beauty Bars
Blue Dinosaur – Peanut Butter Protein Bar
Herbs for Life – Sauerkraut
Kitz Living Foods – Tomato & Basil Crackers
Youfoodz – Protein Bliss Balls

Best in Design
Texas BBQ Foods – Inglewood Meat Smoking Facility
Coopers Brewery Maltings – Coopers Maltings Facility
Miraka – Mokai

Meat Poultry and Smallgoods
Texas BBQ Foods – Smoked Brisket
Country Cooked Meats – Italian-style Meatballs in Napoli Sauce
NCMC Foods – Slow Cooked Veal Osso Bucco with Tomato Red Wine Source
BE Campbell – Beef, Sweet Potato and Kate Meatballs

Paddock to Plate
Cider Australia – ‘100 Per Cent Australian Grown’ Trust mark
Australian Organic Food Co – 100 Per Cent Organic Australian Soups
Kakadu Plum Co – Bush Foods and Bush Tea
Yarrawonga Gold Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Rich Glen Olive Estate