W471B — Yesterday, a jury comprising industry experts nominated 40 products in eight categories for the Most Innovative New Product Awards.
EXPO attendees are choosing the winning products in each category today at the Most Innovative New Product Awards showcase, located inside the New Product Showcase, by scanning their choices.
Companies with nominated products have special trophies on their booths to identify their items as finalists. Phil Lempert, Supermarket Guru, will announce the winners during the Keynote session at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9.
The nominees are:
- Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Milk Chocolate Bar; Hammond’s Candies
- Hershey’s Milk Chocolate With Almond Pieces; The Hershey Co.
- Rolo Minis; The Hershey Co.
- Wild Ophelia Beef Jerky Bar; Vosges, Ltd.
- Wild Ophelia Peanut Butter & Banana Bar; Vosges, Ltd.
- Haribo Lemon-Ginger gummies; Haribo of America, Inc.
- Hot Tamales 3 Alarm; Just Born, Inc.
- Ice Breaker Duo Mints Strawberry; The Hershey Co.
- Orbit Spotlight Series — Melon Remix; Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.
- Skittles Riddles; Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.
- Dark Chocolate Peppermint Roca; Brown & Haley
- Peeps Caramel Dipped (Milk Chocolate); Just Born, Inc.
- Peeps Rainbow Pop; Just Born, Inc.
- M&M’s Candy Corn; Mars Chocolate North America
- Choxcard; Praim Group, LLC
- Fizzies Drink Tablets Grape; Amerilab Technologies, Inc.
- Warhead Sour Dippers; Impact Confections, Inc.
- Fla-Vor-Ice Fudge Pops; Jel Sert Co.
- Jelly Belly Uno Gift Box; Jelly Belly Candy Co.
- got milk? Cotton Candy Magic Milk Flavoring Straws; Magic Straws, LLC
- Dark Roca; Brown & Haley
- Pecan Chipotle Brittle; Cornelia Confections, LLC
- Rebel Mary Peanuts; Lord Nut Levington
- Nature’s Habit Granola Trail Mix with cranberries, cherries, raisins, almonds and pecans; Nature’s Habit
- Have Bacon Will Travel; Too Haute Cowgirls Popcorn Confections
- Nutella & Go; Ferrero U.S.A., Inc.
- SesaKiss; Lowell International Foods
- Pistachio Chewy Bites; Setton International Foods, Inc.
- Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle; Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle
- Juicefuls Fruit Wave; The Promotion In Motion Cos., Inc.
- Big Dippers; Link Snacks, Inc.
- M&M’s Snack Mix & Peanuts; Mars Chocolate North America
- Smart Fries Garlic & Rosemary; Gourmet Basic
- Flamous Falafel Chips; Flamous Brands, Inc.
- Mediterranean Munchies Hummus Chips with Olive Oil; Plocky’s Fine Snacks
- Hi I'm Skinny Sticks Sweet Onion; Cornfields, Inc.
- Hi I'm Skinny Sticks Tangy Barbeque; Cornfields, Inc.
- FixMix Chocolate Caramel Pretzels; Gracious Gifts, Inc.
- Sweet & Spicy Nopalitos Dried Snacks; Nopal Bros.
- El Cheddarales; Lord Nut Levington