Health and wellness headlines at NPC!

The Bay Hotel in Cape Town provided a sparkling backdrop to the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition 2018 awards evening. The event showcased a total of 33 entries across a wide variety of products, namely fresh juices, total meal solutions and reduced sugar and salt products. Congratulations to this year’s winner Aromat Naturally Tasty, which offers a low salt version of its brand icon, Aromat.  The judges felt it was gutsy to reformulate an existing brand to fall in line with consumer expectations of less salt and no MSG, while still delivering great taste.

Rudy McLean of Symrise with Pricilla Subamoney of Unilever’s Aromat Natural Tasty – overall winners of the Food Review /Symrise New Product Competition 2018

This year’s winners

2018 Range category

2018 Individual category

Packaging Award

Editor’s Choice Award

2018 New Product Competition Winner

A big thank you to our sponsor Symrise and co-sponsor MCC Labels. Now in its 24th year, the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition aims to give local and international brands supplied to the South African market the opportunity to showcase their innovative new products.

Congratulations to all our winners. We look forward to seeing you all in 2019!