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Congratulations to all winners of the #VegfestUKAwards2016! Full results here

Congratulations to all winners of the #VegfestUKAwards2016! Full results here

2016-10-23 
| by Editor | Posted in Awards

Many congratulations to all the winners of the VegfestUK Awards 2016!

The awards were presented by show manager Tim Barford and presenter Karin Ridgers of VeggieVision alongside special guest Peter Egan, in the Auditorium at Olympia London Conference Centre on Saturday October 22nd 2016.

The awards celebrate the best of vegan lifestyles with altogether 16 categories and 10 nominees in each category.

 

“It’s marvellous to witness the growth of veganism as reflected in the variety and quality of vegan products in our nominees,” says VegfestUK organisers. “Thanks to these amazing producers of vegan products, it becomes easier and easier for people all over the UK and beyond to access these products and make vegan choices part of their daily routines. And also thanks to all the wonderful vegan campaigners, bloggers and vloggers for spreading the vegan message through creative vegan education. Thanks to all these heroes plus many others, veganism is growing at a rate like never before in the UK and long may it continue.”

 

The awards ceremony also includes a brand-new UK Vegan Sandwich Award – for the best vegan sandwich idea for mainstream outlets – as well as a Special Lifetime Achievement Award for Andrew Tyler, director of animal rights group Animal Aid, who will celebrate their 40th anniversary of excellent outreach work for veganism and the animals in 2017.

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Here are the full results of the awards:

Best Vegan “Meat” – 2,571 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Fry's Family Foods Rice Protein and Chia nuggets 497 19.3
Taifun - Tofu-Wiener 316 12.3
Sgaia's Original Mheat Steak 277 10.8
Gillie Food - Veg Soy Jerky 276 10.7
VBites - Meat Free Maple Cured Rashers 263 10.2
Tofurky's Slow Roasted Barbecue Chick'n 238 9.3
Vegusto - Pepper 'Schnitzel' Steak 229 8.9
Dee's Wholefoods - Dee's 2 Spicy Bean Burgers 175 6.8
Wheaty - VEGANSLICES Chorizo 154 6
Dragonfly Foods - Leek & Potato Soysages 146 5.7

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan “Cheese” – 2,711 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Violife - Original 1,147 42.3
Tyne Chease - Soft Macadamia 323 11.9
Mozzarisella - Classic 289 10.7
Bute Island Foods - Mature Cheddar style Sheese Slices 260 9.6
Raw Food Rosie's - Baby Bleu Cashew Brie 173 6.4
Nutcrafter Creamery - The Indulgent - Fresh Chive Chèvre Style 161 5.9
Lettices - Better Feta 113 4.2
Vegan Cheese Lovers Club Crumbly White Cheese 92 3.4
Good Carma Foods - Flavour Fusion Chilli 77 2.8
Gozo Deli - Basil Pesto Casheese 76 2.8

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Bodycare / Cosmetics / Housecare - 2,328 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Astonish 510 21.8
EDEN Perfumes 370 15.8
TheVeganKind vegan beauty box 359 15.4
Heavenly Organics skin care 216 9.2
Bohemian Chic Minerals 207 8.9
Living Naturally 167 7.1
Yaoh 144 6.2
Harper's Bizarre Candles 140 6
Honesty Cosmetics 129 5.5
Tropic 96 4.1

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Drink - 2,664 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Oatly 604 22.7
Rebel Kitchen 517 19.4
Fentiman's 460 17.3
Vita Coco 343 12.9
GOOD Hemp 226 8.5
Juice Warrior 130 4.9
Equinox Kombucha 119 4.5
Pitfield Brewery 101 3.8
Club Mate 88 3.3
Pure on Raw 76 2.9

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Bakery / Raw Cakes - 2,661 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
The Vegan Cakery 761 28.6
Ms. Cupcake 642 24.1
Elspeth's Kitchen 263 9.9
Hannah Banana Bakery 250 9.4
Vegan Sweet Tooth London 157 5.9
Rubys of London 152 5.7
Rawsome 138 5.2
Missy's Vegan Cupcakes 134 5
Mad Hatter's Pantry 117 4.4
Organic Livity 47 1.8

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Athlete - 2,162 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Fiona Oakes 691 32
David Haye 558 25.8
Patrik Baboumian 269 12.4
Omowale Adewale 162 7.5
Christine Vardaros 112 5.2
Robert Cheeke 106 4.9
David Smith MBE 94 4.3
Peter Ebdon 67 3.1
Pat Reeves 54 2.5
Dean Howell 49 2.3

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Blogger / Info Website - 2,598 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Fat Gay Vegan 776 29.9
The Vegan Society 470 18.1
Viva! 331 12.7
Vegan Lass 264 10.2
Veganuary 214 8.2
Animal Aid 211 8.1
Teen VGN 129 5
Vegan Lifestyle Association 91 3.5
VeggieVision TV 73 2.8
On Human Relations with other Sentient Beings 39 1.5

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Clothing - 1,938 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Viva La Vegan 381 19.7
Chiaralascura  290 15
All Glamour No Guts    288 14.9
Wear Your Voice 229 11.8
Ethics & Antics 221 11.4
BohoHemp 135 7
Hempish 130 6.7
Jade Green Vegan 116 6
Greenlife Eco-Underwear 95 4.9
Vegorium 53 2.7

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Footwear - 2,137 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Vegetarian Shoes 410 19.2
Will London 349 16.3
Ethical Wares 305 14.3
Beyond Skin 250 11.7
NOAH - Italian Vegan Shoes 213 10
Eco Vegan Shoes 190 8.9
MacBeth 170 8
Bourgeois Bohème 105 4.9
Freerangers 80 3.7
Freet Footwear 65 3

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Snacks - 2,225 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Goody Good Stuff 490 22
Pulsin' 371 16.7
Ananda Foods - Round Up 269 12.1
Essential Trading flapjacks 264 11.9
Rawlicious 237 10.7
GOOD Full Stop 166 7.5
Perk!er 156 7
Good Heavens It's Jeavons 98 4.4
Cocofina snack bars 88 4
Creative Nature Superfood snack bars 86 3.9

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Restaurant - 2,667 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
V Revolution 476 17.8
El Piano 445 16.7
Stereo Cafe Bar 424 15.9
Rootcandi 320 12
222 Veggie Vegan 312 11.7
On The Level Loving Hut 199 7.5
Mad Cucumber 159 6
Wildebeest 145 5.4
Painted Elephant 98 3.7
Karamel Restaurant 89 3.3

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Chilled Vegan Product - 2,532 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Booja Booja Hunky Punky Chocolate Ice Cream 961 38
Pudology 448 17.7
Smooze 261 10
CocoNuts organic dairy-free ice cream 220 8.7
Ice Green 217 8.6
Co-yo 192 7.6
The Nude Spoon 116 4.6
Jollyum 67 2.6
Okobay 27 1.1
Frill 23 0.9

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Chocolate - 2,535 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Moo Free Chocolates 954 37.6
The Raw Chocolate Company 380 15
Ombar 310 12.2
Cocoafeliz 190 7.5
Conscious Chocolate 185 7.3
Plamil Foods 173 6.8
Pana Chocolate 145 5.7
Ethicoco 87 3.4
Solkiki Chocolatemaker 81 3.2
Trishul Raw Chocolate 30 1.2

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Caterer - 1,772 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
The Greedy Rabbit 300 17.4
Shambhu's Vegan Caterers 223 13
Beelzebab 213 12.4
Mex It Up 187 10.9
Happy Maki 187 10.9
Teatime Collective 180 10.5
Veggies Catering Campaign 173 10
Titbits Catering 169 9.8
Ruperts Street 54 3.1
St Best Caterers 36 2.1

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Vegan Vlogger - 1,896 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
VeganFitness TV 521 27.5
The Vegan Activist 290 15.3
Compassionate Living 284 15
Vegan Geezer 191 10.1
The Friendly Activist 166 8.8
Plant-Based News 160 8.4
Banana Warrior Princess 110 5.8
Hench Herbivore 109 5.7
Rehana SARA 39 2.1
Aisha Ponders 26 1.4

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best Innovative Vegan Product - 2,709 votes cast

Nominee Number of votes %
Quorn - vegan edition 629 23.2
Purezza - the UK's 1st vegan pizzeria 408 15.1
Koko Dairy Free coconut yogurt 384 14.2
Follow Your Heart - VeganEgg 324 12
Fravocado - avocado ice cream 302 11.1
Yorica! - vegan ice cream parlour in Soho 255 9.4
Lincoln's Lunchbox Vegan Dog Treats 174 6.4
Badgers Dairy Free coleslaw 124 4.6
Amrutha - raw vegan food truck 60 2.2
Lifefood - Rawsage 49 1.8

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper

 

Best UK Vegan Sandwich Award

Nominee Number of votes %
Prêt à Veggie 53 28
Big Breakfast 36 19.1
Soysage sarnie 21 11.1
Humorous 20 10.6
Veggy Vegg 14 7.4
Fingerlickin Good! 13 6.9
Have You Pulled? 13 6.9
Say Cheeze! 13 6.9
See Food and Eat It 3 1.6
Pita Pâté 3 1.6

 

Photo credit: Ian Harper
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