The 2016 FreeFrom Awards Shortlist

11 February, 2016

Celebrating the best in gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and all free-from foods, the 2016 shortlist is out now. British Baker picks out the bakery highlights.

Nearly 260 products have been shortlisted in the 9th annual FreeFrom Awards, including 78 from the bakery industry.

Michelle Berriedale-Johnson, director of the FreeFrom Awards, said: “Excitingly, the quality and originality of the entries continues to improve each year, which makes it ever more difficult for our 70 judges to choose the winners.”

The winners will be announced by Antony Worrall Thompson in London on 26 April.

The shortlisted bakery products are:

The Innovation Award, sponsored by Food Matters Live
Bfree Stone Baked Pitta Breads
Origin Earth Gluten Free Crackers
The Pastry Room Gluten Free Pie Pastry
The Pastry Room Gluten Free Scone Mix
Udi’s In Store Bakery Tiger Bloomer

Start Ups and Small Producers, sponsored by Tesco
Borough 22 Cinnamon Sugared Doughnuts
Decadently Pure Sniickerz Bites
Origin Earth Gluten Free Crackers with Caraway
Rana’s Artisan Bread Nearly Rye – GF Artisan Bread Mix
Smart Eats & Treats Seeded Loaf
The Teff Test Kitchen Seed & Sage Flaxseed, Chia, & Sunflower Seed Crackers
The Teff Test Kitchen Banana & Flaxseed Power Slice

Breakfast foods, sponsored by Asda
Bfree Multiseed Bagel
Fria Chia Seed Roll
Goodness Grains Gluten Free Apple & Cinnamon Danish Pastry
Nutribix

Breads, sponsored by Udi's
Bfree Brown Seeded Loaf
Bfree Soft White Rolls
Bfree Brown Seeded Rolls
Bfree Multigrain Wraps
Bfree Quinoa and Chia Seed Wrap with Teff and Flax Seeds
Bfree Brown Seeded Sandwich Loaf
Dr Schar Wholesome Seeded Loaf
Dr Schar Panini Rolls
Incredible Bakery Company Mini Red Quinoa Loaf
Smart Eats and Treats Seeded Loaf
Tesco Free From Brown Seeded Rolls
Tesco Free From Tiger Rolls
Tesco Free From Garlic Baguette 
Twice As Nice Bakery Pink Peppercorn Sourdough

Store cupboard, sponsored by Genius Gluten Free
Delicious Alchemy Gluten & Dairy Free Vanilla Sponge Mix
Doves Farm Gluten Free Organic Brown Rice Flour
Hale & Hearty 4 Grain Pancake Mix
Hale & Hearty Organic Multi-Seed Bread Mix
Make It Gluten Free Simple Mills Chocolate Muffin & Cake Mix
Origin Earth Gluten Free Crackers with Caraway
Rana’s Artisan Bread Nearly Rye – GF Artisan Bread Mix
Rude Health Sprouted Buckwheat Flour
Sweetpea Pantry Grainy Brainy Pancakes
Tesco Free From 8 Light & Crispy Yorkshire Puddings

Food to go, sponsored by Tesco
Doves Farm GF Chocolate Chip Cookies, Organic & Fairtrade
Doves Farm GF Organic Chocolate Chip Flapjack
Goodness Me Foods Chocolate Brownie
Sin GF Fruit Cake
Sin GF Chocolate Orange Brownie
Voakes Free From Sausage Roll
Waitrose Chargrilled Chicken, Tomato, Mayonnaise, Slow Roasted Tomatoes, Pesto & Rocket in a Gluten Free Wrap

Savoury snacks
Dr Schar Cream Crackers
Kent & Fraser Cherry, Pecan & Poppy Seed Toast
Mrs B’s Homemade Sunflower & Linseed Savoury Biscuits
Mrs Crimble’s Cheese Straws
Origin Earth Gluten Free Crackers with Sesame
The Teff Test Kitchen Seed & Sage – Flaxseed, Chia, & Sunflower Seed Crackers

Meaty and Fishy Ready Meals, sponsored by Mrs Crimbles
Hotch Potch Bacon, Leek & Cheesy Pie
The Little Gluten Free Pasty Pie Chicken, Leek & Sweetcorn Pie

Veggie Ready Meals, sponsored by Goodness Direct
Voakes Free From Sweet Roasted Root Vegetable Pie

Foods suitable for nut and peanut allergics, sponsored by Wellaby's
BFree Soft White Rolls
BFree Multiseed Bagels
BFree Stone Baked Pitta Breads
Rana’s Artisan Bread Nearly Rye – gluten free artisan bread mix
Smart Eats & Treats Seeded Loaf

Tea Time!, sponsored by Integrated Food Projects Ltd
Auchtermuchty Cake Company Creole Fruit Cake
Borough 22 Cinnamon Sugared Doughnuts
Mummy Bakes Fiery Gingers
Mummy Bakes Awesome Almond Biscotti
Mummy Bakes Ginger Zingers Biscotti
Nairn’s Gluten Free Biscuit Breaks – Oats & Stem Ginger    
Peace of Cake London Viennese Shortbread
Peace of Cake London Mince Pies
Pulsetta Lemon Oat Thins
Tesco finest* Free From Carrot Cake
Tesco Free From Choc Chip Cookies
The Local Bakehouse Lemon Zest Cake
The Teff Test Kitchen Banana & Flaxseed Power Slice
Twice As Nice Bakery Hello Sunshine
Twice As Nice Bakery Chocolate Stout Cake

Desserts and Puddings, sponsored by Romer Labs UK
Tesco Free From Cream Filled Profiteroles





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