Australian Healthy Food Mag Awards 2017 winners announced

Posted by Andrea Hogan on 16th October 2017

Sanitarium ‘Weet-Bix Cholesterol Lowering’ product has been named product of the year at the Australian Healthy Food Magazine Awards. 


The complete award winners in different categories are listed below in this article.


The Sanitarium product gained attention when launched earlier in 2017 with Sanitarium saying it is “clinically proven to reduce cholesterol levels by up to 9 per cent in four weeks”.


Judge and Dietitian, Karissa Woolfe, said the product of the year award “recognises a product with outstanding nutritional value that gets top points for innovation and ease.”


Other winners from the 2017 Healthy Food Magazine Awards include best packaged snack which went to Freedom Foods for its Barley+ Seven Seeds Bar, best flavoured yoghurt which was awarded to Rokeby Farms for its Quark Yoghurt and Woolworths for its Delicious Nutritious Asian Style Chicken which won best ready-made meal.


Judges for this year’s awards included dietitian Dr Joanna McMillan, editor of the Australian Healthy Food Guide Brooke Longfield, nutritionist Catherine Saxelby and dietitian and journalist Karissa Woolfe.


Complete list of Australian Healthy Food Magazine Awards 2017 winners


A complete list of the 2017 Australian Healthy Food Magazine Awards winners are as follows:


Best packaged snack

WINNER: Freedom Foods Barley+ Seven Seeds Bars


Carman’s Super Seed & Grain Crackers (Pepita & Poppy Seed)

Nice & Natural Protein Nut Bars with 3 Superseeds (Cranberry, Goji & Quinoa)

Sanitarium Naturally Nood Smoosh’d Wholefood Bar (Cashew Crush)


Best flavoured yoghurt

WINNER Rokeby Farms Whole Protein Swedish-Style Quark Yoghurt (Strawberry)


Chobani 0.5% Fat Greek Yogurt (Raspberry)

Danone YoPRO Yoghurt (Passionfruit)

Tasmanian Tamar Valley Dairy No Added Sugar Low Fat Greek Style Yoghurt (Mango)


Best ready-made meal

WINNER Woolworths Delicious Nutritious (Asian Style Chicken)


Lean Cuisine Steam (Slow Cooked Beef Pasta)

Edgell Cannellini Bean Salad

Woolworths Delicious Nutritious (Peri-Peri Style Chicken with Whole Grain Rice)


Best sandwich base

WINNER Burgen Wholemeal & Seeds Bread


Tip Top Bakery Sandwich Thins (Wholemeal)

Coles Gluten Free 4 Seeded Rolls

Goodness Superfoods Better For U! Barley Wraps


Best allergy-friendly snack

WINNER Carman’s Bliss Balls (Orange, Cacao & Poppy Seed)


Macro Chia Pot (Pear & Vanilla)

The Happy Snack Company Crunchy Roasted Chic Peas (Lightly Salted)

Wallaby Jumbles (Banana Choc Chunk)


Best new breakfast cereal

WINNER Carman’s Gourmet Porridge Sachets (Natural 5 Grain & Super Seed)


Freedom Foods Barley+ Muesli (Cranberry & Nuts)

Table of Plenty Untoasted Natural Pink Lady Apple & Almond Muesli

Sunsol 10+ Natural Muesli (Almonds, cashews, Macadamias & Walnuts)


Best kids’ lunch box snack

WINNER Mini Babybel Cheese (Light)


Tucker’s Natural Snack Bites (Quinoa)

Kez’s Kitchen Free & Naked Popcorn Bars

Freedom Foods Crunchola Chewy Bar (Apple & Cinnamon)


Best vegetarian food

WINNER Soyco Thai Tofu


San Remo Pulse Penne Pasta (Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas & Borlotti Beans)

Vegie Delights Savoury Vege Mince

The Alternative Meat Co Chicken Free Strips (Lemon & Thyme)



WINNER Sanitarium Weet-Bix Cholesterol Lowering


San Remo Pulse Pasta range

Freedom Foods Barley+ Muesli range

Tip Top Bakery Sandwich Thins range


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