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#VegfestUKAwards2015 FINAL RESULTS

#VegfestUKAwards2015 FINAL RESULTS

2015-10-13 
| by Editor | Posted in Awards

Many thanks to our voters who have supported their favourite vegan products/services/campaigns etc. at the #VegfestUKAwards2015.

 

The awards trophies were presented in a packed Auditorium at Level 3 of Olympia Central on Saturday October 10th 2015. Many thanks to presenter Karin Ridgers (VeggieVision), vegan cookbook author Tony Bishop-Weston (Foods for Life) and vegan comedian Jake Yapp for bringing alive the whole ceremony which brings the vegan heroes and heroines together all under one roof!

 

Photo Credit: Tony Bishop-Weston

 

The amount of votes and the calibre of our nominees shows the enormous growth of veganism over recent years and we congratulate not only all our nominees but also the numerous other products that didn’t make the lists this year – all of you are game-changers in making our world go vegan...

 

Here’re the final results:

Best Vegan Meat – 6,578 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Linda McCartney Foods - Vegemince 1,190 18.1
Fry's Vegetarian UK - Slicing Sausage / Polony 1,164 17.7
Goodlife - Spicy Veg Bean Burger 717 10.9
Vegusto UK - Farmhouse-style Sausage 701 10.7
Dragonfly Foods - Mushroom & Garlic Burger 676 10.3
VBites Foods - Meat-free Duck pieces in Hoisin 613 9.3
Dees Wholefoods - Traditional Vegan Sausage 441

6.7

Wheaty - Vegankebab Döner 424 6.4
Gillie Food - Vege Soy Jerky Black Pepper 326 5

Plant Based Foods - Chicken Style Slices with Green Olives

326 5

 

Best Vegan Dairy Products - 7,006 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Violife - sliced Cheese with Herbs 1,355 19.3
Swedish Glace - Smooth Vanilla Ice Cream 1,326 18.9
Midas - Mature 'Stilton' 928 13.3
Bute Island Foods - Original Creamy Sheese 653 9.3
Tofutti - Mozzarella vegan cheese slices 560 8
Mozzarisella - SmokeyRisella 500 7.1
Sojade - Pineapple soya yoghurt 393

5.6

My Dairy Free Dream - Velvety Vanilla Ice Cream 344 4.9
Tyne Chease - Soft Macadamia (raw) 301 4.3

Frill - Bursting Berries Frozen Smoothie

196 2.8

 

Best Raw Vegan Product - 5,129 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Nakd Wholefoods - Cashew Cookie Bar 1,917 37.4
inSpiral - Wasabi Wheatgrass Kale Chips 657 12.8
Pulsin' - Maca Bliss Raw Choc Brownie 554 10.8
Detox Your World - Organic Goji Berries 520 10.1
The Primal Pantry - Hazelnut & Cocoa Primal Bar 311 6.1
rawLicious - RAW Tomato Pizza Crackers 300 5.8
Creative Nature - Tropical Treat Bars 241

4.7

Raw Bite - Spicy Lime 230 4.5
Lifefood - Crawnchies Spicy Paprika 216 4.2

Raw Ecstasy - Activated Almonds Wasabi Miso

183 3.6

 

Best Vegan Drink - 5,581 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Fentiman's - Traditional Ginger Beer 1,016 18.2
Oatly - Chocolate Oat Drink 1,013 18.2
Rebel Kitchen - Banana Mylk 883 15.8
Equinox Kombucha - Raspberry and Elderflower Kombucha Tea 711 12.7
Provamel - Soya Natural 584 10.5
GOOD Hemp - GOOD Hemp Milk 579 10.4
Pitfield Brewery - Red Ale 285

5.1

Plenish - Sweet Sexy Green juice 211 3.8
OrganiCulture - Rice & Quinoa with Chocolate Drink 174 3.1

Riso Scotti - ChiccoLat Quinoa

125 2.2

 

Best Vegan Chocolate - 6,192 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Booja Booja - Rum Sozzled Sultana Chocolate Truffles 1,653 26.7
Moo Free Chocolates - Large Dairy Free Mint Chocolate Bar 1,641 26.5
The Raw Chocolate Company - Organic Vanoffe Chocolate Bar 665 10.7
Ombar - Açai & Blueberry 529 8.5
Plamil Foods - Lots of This None of That Bar 317 5.1
Conscious Chocolate - Love Potion No. 9 Bar 313 5.1
Pana Chocolate - Cinnamon 310

5

Ethicoco - Ecuadorian with Oat Milk 301 4.9
Rawsome - Aphrodisiac Love Heart Cake 268 4.3

Cocoafeliz - Milky Chocolate Collection

195 3.1

 

Best Coconut Product - 4,753 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Koko Dairy Free - Koko Cuisine virgin coconut oil 1,237 26
Co-yo - Coconut Milk Yoghurt (mango) 786 16.5
CocoNuts - coconut caramel ice cream 644 13.5
Smooze - Coconut & Mango Smooze 389 8.2
Coconutty - Organic Coconut Cream 372 7.8
Coconut Collaborative - Raspberry Frozen Snowconut yoghurt 369 7.8
Cocoface - Coconut Water 359

7.6

Cocofina - Coconut & Cocoa Snack Bar 238 5
Okobay - Original Coconut Water Ice 188 4

Coconut Merchant - Organic Rich and Creamy Coconut Butter

171 3.6

 

Best Vegan Bakery and Sweets - 5,363 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
The Vegan Cakery 1,247 23.3
Ms. Cupcake 1,107 20.6
Hannah Banana Bakery 661 12.3
Pudology 610 11.4
Big Fat Vegan Bakery 475 8.9
The Heavenly Cake Company 368 6.9
Ananda Foods 345

6.4

Scoff Sweets 260 4.8
Paradise Unbakery 168 3.1

1066 Cake Stand

122 2.3

 

Best Vegan Restaurant - 4,573 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Loving Hut 767 16.8
Mono Cafe Bar 656 14.3
V Revolution 555 12.1
VBites Cafe 534 11.7
222 Veggie Vegan 513 11.2
Henderson's of Edinburgh 400 8.7
Wildebeest 388

8.5

Painted Elephant 313 6.8
El Piano 313 6.8

Kabaret @ Karamel

134 2.9

 

Best Vegan Caterer - 3,193 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Veggies Catering 515 16.1
Shambhu's 489 15.3
The Spotless Leopard 389 12.2
Titbits Catering 374 11.7
Beelzebab 338 10.6
Teatime Collective 330 10.3
Cashew Catering 254

8

Happy Maki 228 7.1
Rupert's Street 198 6.2

St Best Caterers

78 2.4

 

Best Vegan Cookbook - 4,424 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Tony Bishop-Weston - The Vegan Cookbook 776 17.5
Ellie Bedford - How to Eat a Rainbow 666 15.1
Aine Carlin - Keep it Vegan: 100 Simple Healthy & Delicious Dishes 661 14.9
Jane Easton - Viva! Cookbook 451 10.2
Lee Watson - Peace & Parsnips: Vegan Cooking for Everyone 441 10
Tanya Maher – The Uncook Book: The Essential Guide to a Raw Food Lifestyle 397 9

Vanessa Almeida - Essential Vegan Cookbook

349

7.9

Julie Montagu - Superfoods: The Flexible Approach to Eating More Superfoods 263 5.9
Kate Magic - Raw Magic: Recipes for the Revolution 222 5

Saskia Fraser - Raw Freedom Recipe Book

198 4.5

 

Best Vegan Fashion - 4,408 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Vegetarian Shoes 969 22
Wills London 786 17.8
Beyond Skin 652 14.8
Ethical Wares 610 13.8
BohoHemp 303 6.9
Hempish 284 6.4
Bourgeois Bohème 269

6.1

THTC Clothing 230 5.2
Greenlife Italian Eco-Fashion 159 3.6
Tivydale 146 3.3

 

Best Vegan Bodycare & Cosmetics - 5,462 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Heavenly Organics Skin Care 950 17.4
Beauty without Cruelty 865 15.8
JASON Natural Care 781 14.3
EDEN Perfumes 751 13.7
Fresh Therapies 678 12.4
Suma Bodycare 441 8.1
Yaoh 367

6.7

NEEK Skin Organics Australia 236 4.3
Earthzest Organics 203 3.7

Balm of Gilead Soaps

190 3.5

 

Best Vegan Lifestyle Website - 5,959 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
The Vegan Society 1,197 20.1
Fat Gay Vegan 970 16.3
Teen VGN 907 15.2
Animal Aid 661 11.1
Viva! 654 11
Veganuary 396 6.6
Vegan Lifestyle Association 392 6.6
The Vegfest Express 314 5.3
Vegans.UK 248 4.2
Vegan Bodybuilding 220 3.7

 

Best Vegan Service - 4,801 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Vegan Life Magazine 1,052 21.9
TheVeganKind 998 20.8
Vegan Tuck Box 757 15.8
Excellart PR 486 10.1
The Rabbit Hole - Organic Vegan Hair Parlour 364 7.6
VeganWinesOnline 280 5.8
Vegan Organic Network 275 5.7
VeggieVision Dating 235 4.9
Veganbnb Travel 184 3.8
Cycling Veg - organic fruit and veg boxes 170 3.5

 

Most Influential Documentary - 6,276 votes cast

Nominee Number of Votes %
Earthlings 1,693 27
Cowspiracy: the Sustainability Secret 1,115 17.8
Forks Over Knives 843 13.4
Vegucated 839 13.4
Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 492 7.8
Got the Facts on Milk? 409 6.5
Speciesism: the Movie 406 6.5
The Ghosts in our Machine 359 5.7
Bold Native 120 1.9
Blackfish 0 0

 

Once again many thanks to all our nominees for heavily promoting their nominations for over 2 months since voting began – getting veganism more well-known and widely promoted than ever before.

 

Categories and nominations for the awards next year will be revealed in the summer of 2016.

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