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VegfestUK Awards Update: August 3rd 2015 #VegfestUKAwards2015

VegfestUK Awards Update: August 3rd 2015 #VegfestUKAwards2015

2015-08-03 
| by Editor | Posted in Awards

It’s been 2 weeks since voting for the #VegfestUKAwards2015 began, and we’ve received nearly 1,150 votes cast across our 15 categories of high-calibre nominees. Where else to look for the best products and outreach organisations that the vegan lifestyle has to offer?

Here’s the latest results up to 10am on Monday August 3rd 2015:

 

Best Vegan Meat – 1,090 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Fry's Vegetarian UK - Slicing Sausage / Polony 260 23.9
Linda McCartney Foods - Vegemince 209 19.2
Vegusto UK - Farmhouse-style Sausage 124 11.4
VBites Foods - Meat-free Duck pieces in Hoisin 112 10.3
Goodlife - Spicy Veg Bean Burger 111 10.2
Dragonfly Foods - Mushroom & Garlic Burger 81 7.4
Dees Wholefoods - Traditional Vegan Sausage 74

6.8

Wheaty - Vegankebab Döner 63 5.8
Gillie Food - Vege Soy Jerky Black Pepper 31 2.8

Plant Based Foods - Chicken Style Slices with Green Olives

25 2.3

 

Best Vegan Dairy Products - 1,142 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Violife - sliced Cheese with Herbs 364 31.9
Swedish Glace - Smooth Vanilla Ice Cream 286 25
Bute Island Foods - Original Creamy Sheese 110 9.6
Tofutti - Mozzarella vegan cheese slices 92 8.1
Tyne Chease - Soft Macadamia (raw) 85 7.4
Mozzarisella - SmokeyRisella 60 5.3
My Dairy Free Dream - Velvety Vanilla Ice Cream 57

5

Sojade - Pineapple soya yoghurt 50 4.4
Midas - Mature 'Stilton' 19 1.7

Frill - Bursting Berries Frozen Smoothie

19 1.7

 

Best Raw Vegan Product - 894 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Nakd Wholefoods - Cashew Cookie Bar 456 51
Pulsin' - Maca Bliss Raw Choc Brownie 108 12.1
inSpiral - Wasabi Wheatgrass Kale Chips 90 10.1
The Primal Pantry - Hazelnut & Cocoa Primal Bar 50 5.6
Creative Nature - Tropical Treat Bars 48 5.4
rawLicious - RAW Tomato Pizza Crackers 43 4.8
Raw Bite - Spicy Lime 35

3.9

Detox Your World - Organic Goji Berries 26 2.9
Raw Ecstasy - Activated Almonds Wasabi Miso 23 2.6

Lifefood - Crawnchies Spicy Paprika

15 1.7

 

Best Vegan Drink - 1,007 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Oatly - Chocolate Oat Drink 252 25
Fentiman's - Traditional Ginger Beer 224 22.2
Rebel Kitchen - Banana Mylk 152 15.1
Provamel - Soya Natural 106 10.5
GOOD Hemp - GOOD Hemp Milk 103 10.2
Equinox Kombucha - Raspberry and Elderflower Kombucha Tea 70 7
Pitfield Brewery - Red Ale 52

5.2

Plenish - Sweet Sexy Green juice 24 2.4
OrganiCulture - Rice & Quinoa with Chocolate Drink 14 1.4

Riso Scotti - ChiccoLat Quinoa

10 1

 

Best Vegan Chocolate - 1,129 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Moo Free Chocolates - Large Dairy Free Mint Chocolate Bar 313 27.7
Booja Booja - Rum Sozzled Sultana Chocolate Truffles 293 26
The Raw Chocolate Company - Organic Vanoffe Chocolate Bar 167 14.8
Ethicoco - Ecuadorian with Oat Milk 82 7.3
Ombar - Açai & Blueberry 77 6.8
Conscious Chocolate - Love Potion No. 9 Bar 62 5.5
Plamil Foods - Lots of This None of That Bar 41

3.6

Pana Chocolate - Cinnamon 36 3.2
Rawsome - Aphrodisiac Love Heart Cake 33 2.9

Cocoafeliz - Milky Chocolate Collection

25 2.2

 

Best Coconut Product - 840 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Koko Dairy Free - Koko Cuisine virgin coconut oil 251 29.9
Co-yo - Coconut Milk Yoghurt (mango) 184 21.9
CocoNuts - coconut caramel ice cream 93 11.1
Smooze - Coconut & Mango Smooze 85 10.1
Coconut Collaborative - Raspberry Frozen Snowconut yoghurt 69 8.2
Cocoface - Coconut Water 55 6.5
Coconutty - Organic Coconut Cream 53

6.3

Cocofina - Coconut & Cocoa Snack Bar 22 2.6
Coconut Merchant - Organic Rich and Creamy Coconut Butter 20 2.4

Okobay - Original Coconut Water Ice

8 1

 

Best Vegan Bakery and Sweets - 1,092 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Ms. Cupcake 238 21.8
The Vegan Cakery 222 20.3
Hannah Banana Bakery 217 19.9
Pudology 125 11.4
Big Fat Vegan Bakery 92 8.4
Scoff Sweets 71 6.5
Ananda Foods 47

4.3

The Heavenly Cake Company 43 3.9
1066 Cake Stand 20 1.8

Paradise Unbakery

17 1.6

 

Best Vegan Restaurant - 997 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
V Revolution 224 22.5
Loving Hut 138 13.8
Wildebeest 106 10.6
222 Veggie Vegan 105 10.5
VBites Cafe 102 10.2
Mono Cafe Bar 86 8.6
Painted Elephant 74

7.4

El Piano 68 6.8
Henderson's of Edinburgh 61 6.1

Kabaret @ Karamel

33 3.3

 

Best Vegan Caterer - 682 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Teatime Collective 145 21.3
Veggies Catering 94 13.8
Shambhu's 87 12.8
Titbits Catering 76 11.1
The Spotless Leopard 75 11
Beelzebab 75 11
Cashew Catering 46

6.7

Happy Maki 43 6.3
Rupert's Street 28 4.1

St Best Caterers

13 1.9

 

Best Vegan Cookbook - 761 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Ellie Bedford - How to Eat a Rainbow 150 19.7
Aine Carlin - Keep it Vegan: 100 Simple Healthy & Delicious Dishes 145 19.1
Lee Watson - Peace & Parsnips: Vegan Cooking for Everyone 105 13.8
Jane Easton - Viva! Cookbook 97 12.7
Tony Bishop-Weston - The Vegan Cookbook 65 8.5
Vanessa Almeida - Essential Vegan Cookbook 61 8

Saskia Fraser - Raw Freedom Recipe Book

49

6.4

Kate Magic - Raw Magic: Recipes for the Revolution 38 5
Tanya Maher – The Uncook Book: The Essential Guide to a Raw Food Lifestyle 30 3.9

Julie Montagu - Superfoods: The Flexible Approach to Eating More Superfoods

21 2.8

 

Best Vegan Fashion - 773 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Vegetarian Shoes 201 26
Wills London 148 19.1
Beyond Skin 120 15.5
Ethical Wares 91 11.8
Bourgeois Bohème 64 8.3
Hempish 54 7
BohoHemp 38

4.9

THTC Clothing 24 3.1
Greenlife Italian Eco-Fashion 22 2.8
Tivydale 11 1.4

 

Best Vegan Bodycare & Cosmetics - 918 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Heavenly Organics Skin Care 216 23.5
Beauty without Cruelty 176 19.2
JASON Natural Care 167 18.2
EDEN Perfumes 93 10.1
Suma Bodycare 76 8.3
Yaoh 63 6.9
Fresh Therapies 54

5.9

Balm of Gilead Soaps 37 4
NEEK Skin Organics Australia 18 2

Earthzest Organics

18 2

 

Best Vegan Lifestyle Website - 1,149 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Fat Gay Vegan 236 20.5
The Vegan Society 196 17.1
Teen VGN 154 13.4
Veganuary 127 11.1
Animal Aid 126 11
Viva! 124 10.8
Vegan Lifestyle Association 66 5.7
The Vegfest Express 45 3.9
Vegan Bodybuilding 38 3.3
Vegans.UK 37 3.2

 

Best Vegan Service - 824 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
TheVeganKind 201 24.4
Vegan Life Magazine 181 22
Vegan Tuck Box 158 19.2
The Rabbit Hole - Organic Vegan Hair Parlour 95 11.5
Cycling Veg - organic fruit and veg boxes 45 5.5
Vegan Organic Network 42 5.1
Excellart PR 37 4.5
VeganWinesOnline 34 4.1
Veganbnb Travel 26 3.2
VeggieVision Dating 5 0.6

 

Most Influential Documentary - 1,108 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Earthlings 296 26.7
Cowspiracy: the Sustainability Secret 264 23.8
Forks Over Knives 172 15.5
Vegucated 129 11.6
Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 108 9.7
The Ghosts in our Machine 55 5
Speciesism: the Movie 42 3.8
Got the Facts on Milk? 31 2.8
Bold Native 11 1
Blackfish 0 0

 

VOTING FORM HERE

 

Voting will remain open until Saturday September 26th 2015 at midnight.

Results will be announced during VegfestUK London – on Saturday October 10th 2015 at 5pm in the Main Auditorium, with vegan comedian Jake Yapp giving out the awards.

 

Make sure to keep promoting your nominations widely by:

  • displaying the ‘nominee’ logo in your specific category (which you can download from above) or the banner below, and link it back to the voting form www.vegfest.co.uk/vote 
  • heavily promoting your nomination on social media @VegfestUK #VegfestUKAwards2015
  • asking your followers and press contacts to promote your nominations

 

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