Product of the Year 2018 winners announced
Winners of the 2018 Product of the Year awards
Aldi has taken home the highest number of supermarket wins at the 2018 Product of the Year Awards.
Winning 13 category titles, Aldi had just one more win than Coles which took home 12 awards.
Each year, the Product of the Year Awards judge different items sold in Australia to find the best product in a number of different categories. For the 2018 awards, 13, 000 Australians were surveyed by Nielsen to help determine the winning products.
According to Nielsen’s research, Coles provides the best shopping environment and experience over all retailers. Shoppers also voted Coles as being the first to have new products and as having the most appealing home brands.
Aldi scored highly in providing good deals whilst Woolworths scored better in offering fresh and healthy products.
Product of the Year Director, Sarah Connelly, said retailers are today creating high quality home brands which are value for money.
“We’ve also seen a lot of winning products which are made in Australia with local ingredients,” Connelly said.
Key research findings from Product of the Year 2018
- Two in five consumers say they would definitely or probably buy a new product if it won product of the Year
- Younger consumers are more likely to buy products with the Product of the Year logo than older consumers
- Women are more likely to buy a Product of the Year winning product over men
- Nearly half of shoppers think it is harder to find their favourite brands on shelves compared with a year ago
- Good value for money is the most important factor when grocery shopping
Complete list of 2018 Product of the Year winners
The complete list of 2018 Product of the Year winners are as follows:
Purewick Reed Diffuser 75ml Pastel Pines ALDI Stores – Air Care
Kids Organic Goat Range Goat Chemist Warehouse//My Chemist Baby – Skin Care
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies Coles Brand Coles Baby Care – Nappies
Coles Comfy Bots Baby Wipes Coles Brand Coles Baby Care – Wipes
Coles Organic Baby Food Pouches Coles Brand Coles Baby Food
Bakers Life Kornig 14 Seeds & Grains Bread 670g Baker’s Life ALDI Stores Bakery
Barker’s New Zealand Premium Crafted Cordial Barker’s New Zealand Barker’s New Zealand Beverages
Community Co. Fresh Parmesan Cheese Community Co. Metcash/IGA Cheese
Coles Blueberry Cheesecake Coles Brand Coles Chilled Cakes
Coles Belgian Chocolate Coles Brand Coles Chocolate
Lavazza Prontissimo Lavazza Lavazza Australia Coffee
Community Co. Extra Virgin Olive Oil Spray Community Co. Metcash/IGA Cooking/Oils
Lacura 24 hour Duo Lipstick Lacura ALDI Stores Cosmetics
Green Action Dishwashing Liquid 500ml Green Action ALDI Stores Dishwashing – liquid
Logix Platinum Dishwashing Tablets 40pk Logix ALDI Stores Dishwashing – tablet
Birch & Waite Asian Dressings Asian Dressings Range Birch and Waite Dressings
Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Rose Gold Philips Philips Oral Healthcare Electric Toothbrush
ABLE Asthma Spacer with Mask ABLE Asthma ABLE Asthma Australia First Aid WyMedical P/L
Nexcare™ Foot Protection Tape Nexcare™ 3M Foot Care
Coles Chilled Soups Coles Brand Coles Fresh Soups and Sauces
Coles Gloves Variety Pack Coles Brand Coles General Household
Pantene 3 Minute Miracle Pantene P&G Hair Care Daily Moisture Renewal Conditioner
Lacura Naturals Verde Hand Wash Lacura ALDI Stores Hand and Body care
Coles Australian Vegetable Rice and Noodles range Coles Brand Coles Health Food
Coles Smoothies Coles Brand Coles Healthy Drinks
Coles Crumbed Chicken Coles Brand Coles Heat and Eat (Meat)
Power Force Pro Bath and Shower Cleaner Power Force ALDI Stores Household cleaning
Bulla Creamy Classics Ice Cream Sandwich Bulla Creamy Classics Bulla Dairy Foods Ice Cream – Single serve
Bulla Creamy Classics Frozen Custard Bulla Creamy Classics Bulla Dairy Foods Ice Cream – Tubs
ALMAT Laundry Liquid 2L ALMAT ALDI Stores Laundry
Heinz [Seriously] Good Garlic Aioli Heinz [Seriously] Good Heinz Mayonnaise and Aioli
Mersynofen Paracetamol and Ibuprofen Mersynofen Sanofi Consumer Healthcare OTC Medicine
Betadine Anaesthetic Lozenges Betadine Sanofi Consumer Healthcare OTC Medicine – Cough and Cold
Confidence 3ply Double Length Toilet Tissue 8pk Confidence ALDI Stores Personal Hygiene
Farmers Market Dog Food Farmers Market The Real Petfood Company Pet Food
Coles Stone Baked Pizza Bases Coles Brand Coles Pizza
Hillcrest Protein Bars 5pk 200g Hillcrest Tasti ALDI Stores Protein Bars
Coles Chilled Ready Meals Coles Brand Coles Quick Meal Solutions
Community Co. Nibbles – Snacking Nuts Community Co. Metcash/IGA Savoury Snack
Natural Instinct Dark Circle Natural Instinct Mentholatum Australasia Pty Ltd Skin Care – Eyes + Wrinkle Correction Eye Crème
Lacura Naturals Anti Aging Face Care Range Lacura ALDI Stores Skin Care – Face
Community Co. Short Cut Rindless Bacon Community Co. Metcash/IGA Small Goods
Goat Soap Goat Chemist Warehouse/My Chemist Soap
D’Orsogna Maple Streaky Bacon 200g D’Orsogna D’Orsogna Limited Specialty Bacons
Choceur Liviano Wafer Bar 150g Choceur ALDI Stores Sweet Treats
Just Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Just Organic ALDI Stores Vinegars
Community Co. Tortilla Wraps Community Co. Metcash/IGA Wraps and Sandwiches
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