Delicious Living Magazine Announces 2017 Best Bite Award Winners
Award informs consumers to the benefits of wholesome natural foods and beverages.
BOULDER, Colo. (June 27, 2017) Delicious Living
Delicious Living Magazine 2017 Best Bite Award Winners
magazine, a trusted health and wellness resource for more than 32 years, announces the winners of its fifth annual Best Bite Awards. Delicious Living initiated these awards to educate consumers on how to make healthy and trusted food and beverage purchases in a market increasingly saturated with new products and wellness claims.
"After scrutinizing hundreds of natural food and beverage products, I'm delighted to share the winners and finalists of Delicious Living's fifth-annual Best Bite Awards," said Jenna Blumenfeld, Delicious Living's senior food editor. "The awards celebrate brands that source ingredients to better people and planet, improve transparency in manufacturing practices and make healthy eating more accessible. Importantly, each winning product had to be ultra-tasty, too!"
To determine the winners, Delicious Living's editorial team called on industry experts and manufacturers to nominate products for consideration. More than 750 products were tested and judged based on nutrition, ingredients and transparency efforts, but only 38 were tapped as winners within their categories.
The 2017 Delicious Living magazine Best Bite Award winners are:
Best Herbal Tea: Numi Organic Herbal Teasan Vision
Best Smoothie: Navitas Organics Vanilla & Greens Essential Blend
Best Granola: GrandyOats Original Coconola Coconut Granola
Best Yogurt: Trimona Bulgarian Yogurt Honey Ginger Cinnamon
Best Meal Helper: Love the Wild Red Trout with Salsa Verde
Best Grocery Store Staple: Vital Farms Alfresco Eggs
Best-Sourced Meat: Perky Jerky Black Label Grass-Fed Beef Jerky Original
Best Meat Replacement: Hilary's Apple Maple Veggie Breakfast Sausage
Best Vegan Cheese: Miyoko's Creamery Aged English Smoked Farmhouse
Best Paleo-Friendly Snack: Simple Squares Organic Snack Bar Sage
Best Whole-Food Snack: Made in Nature Nut Butter-Filled Figgy Pops Mocha Almond
Best Cold-Pressed Beverage: Rau Organic Chocolate Semi-Sweet Cacao Superfood Drink
Best Fizzy Beverage: Live Drinking Vinegars Tart Cherry Apple Cider Vinegar with Coconut Vinegar
Best Functional Beverage: Farmhouse Culture Ginger Beet Gut Shots
Best Pep-Up Beverage: Up Mountain Switchel Original
Best Nutrition Bar: Perfect Bar Dark Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter with Sea Salt
Best Sports Product: Bobo's Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Chip Oat Bar
Best Cracker: RW Garcia 3 Seed Sweet Potato Crackers
Best Soup: Fawen Drinkable Soup Broccoli & Cauliflower
Best Flapjack: Birch Benders Pancake & Waffle Mix Peanut Butter Protein
Best Gluten-Free Pasta: Banza Spaghetti Made from Chickpeas
Best Frozen Vegetarian: Rising Moon Organic Butternut Squash Ravioli
Best Vegetarian Burger: Beyond Meat The Beyond Burger Plant-Based Burger Patties
Best Cereal: Evoke Organic Muesli Athlete Fuel
Best Baby or Toddler Food: Sprout Organic Curlz Broccoli Baked Toddler Snacks
Best Kids Product: Don't Go Nuts Gorilla Power Granola Bar with Chocolate Chips
Best Condiment: Big Tree Farms Organic Coco Aminos
Best Chip: Kettle Brand Potato Chips Cooked in 100% Avocado Oil Himalayan Sea Salt
Best Baking Mix: Foodstirs Organic Sweet Tooth Sugar Cookie Mix
Best Candy: Cocomel Bites Vanilla
Best Cookie: Cissé Cocoa Co. Super Thins Double Chocolate Brownie Thins
Best Chocolate: Theo Organic Black Rice Quinoa Crunch 85% Dark Chocolate
Best S'mores Essential: Smashmallow Cinnamon Churro
Best Sweet Sauce: The Maple Guild Organic Maple Cream
Best Spread: Rigoni di Asiago Nocciolata Dairy Free Organic Hazelnut & Cocoa Spread
Best Dessert: Petit Pot Organic Riz Au Lait
Best Frozen Novelty: Luna & Larry's Organic Coconut Bliss Dark Chocolate Bliss Sandwich
Best Vegan Ice Cream: So Delicious Dairy Free Cashewmilk Salted Caramel Cluster
For more exclusive content on these winners, and the runner-ups visit the gallery of winners on deliciousliving.com
and pick-up the July issue of Delicious Living at your local natural products retailer.
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