Gulfood Award Winners 2011 – Three from Australia

24 March 2011

Gulfood Award Winners 2011 – Three from Australia

28 February 2011 



Flexsil-Lid, winner of:

"Best New Catering Equipment Innovation"

"Best Innovation in the Gulfood Awards 2011"



Awards Continue to Set Benchmark for Industry Innovation and Excellence

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The best of the best in the international food and beverage industry were recognised at a spectacular gala dinner held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 27 February 2011 to announce the winners of the 2011 Gulfood Awards. 

Organised by The Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), in association with UK-based FoodBev Media, the awards attracted more than 150 entries from 23 countries in 16 different categories, and were judged by an international panel of experts. The event was inaugurated by Issam Kazim, Director, Dubai World Trade Centre, and hosted by FoodBev Media Group Editorial Director, Bill Bruce and presented by Ishta Nyakooja from Jebel Ali International.

Bill Bruce commented: “The region’s food and drink industry has once again delivered a comprehensive range of innovations and initiatives. From new flavours and ingredients to packaging and foodservice developments, the judging panel was impressed by the passion and creativity demonstrated by many of the entries in this year’s awards which demonstrated why the food and beverage industry is the fastest moving in the FMCG category, meeting and frequently exceeding the expectations of consumers and taking a leading role in global issues from health to environmental sustainability.”

Gulfood Award Winners 2011 - 3 from Australia!

Best new non-alcoholic beverage:  

Vistern Health Sdn BHD, from Malaysia, with Sparkling Euphoria

Best new functional food or drink:

Tiffany Foods Ltd, from the UAE, with Tiffany Activ Pro

Best new Halal food:

Midamar Corporation, from the United States, with Midamar Halal Air Chilled  Chicken

Best new baked or confectionery product:

Backaldrin International, from the UAE, with Pur Pur Bread

Best new frozen or chilled food: 

St James Smokehouse Ltd, from the UK, with St James Scotch Reserve Smoked Salmon Scotch Egg

Best new fast food product or Innovation:  

Lebanese Co for Modern Food Industry, with Gardenia Grain d'or Gourmet du President

Best newcomer brand or business:

Morlife Pty Ltd, from Australia, with Morlife

Best new food or drink packaging innovation:

Korozo Ambalaj, from Turkey, with Wine & olive oil pouches

Best health education initiative:

Al Ghurair Foods, from the UAE, with School Feedi Feeding Campaign - Dubai Cares

Best new health food or health food and beverage ingredient:

Roquette, from France, with VegBoost

Best environmental sustainability initiative:

Masafi Co LLC, from the UAE, with Go Green

Best new foodservice innovation: 

Henny Penny, for the United States, with Single  Well Evolution Elite Open Fryer

Best new catering equipment innovation:

Flexsil-Lid, from Australia, with Flexsil-Lid

Best equipment innovation: 

SYS Systemfiltration GmbH, from Germany, with Vito oil filter system

Best innovation:  

The judging panel awarded Flexsil-Lid from Australia as ‘Best Innovation in the Gulfood Awards 2011’


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