2019 Special Awards
NZ Life & Leisure Spirit of New Zealand Award | Whitestone Cheese (Oamaru)
This award recognises the food or drinks producer who exemplifies the Kiwi spirit of hard work and innovation. It is chosen by the judging panel in association with NZ Life & Leisure.
Outstanding Sustainability Award | Roebuck Farm (Taranaki)
This award goes to the producer who exhibits outstanding sustainability in all aspects of their business including sourcing, production, resource use, waste management, staffing and packaging to name a few.
Fresh.co.nz Outstanding Drink | Chia Sisters, Bottled by the Sun Nelson Apple and Boysenberry Juice (Nelson)