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The 2018 BC Food and Beverage Awards Winners Announced

The BC Food and Beverage Awards (BCFPA) is an annual awards gala that honours the best of BC’s food and beverage sector. Brands and individuals are recognized for the contributions and innovation they give to the community during a night of celebration.

The 2018 BCFPA Awards Gala was held at the Westin Bayshore hotel on June 21, 2018. Congratulation to all the winners!

Here is the full list of winners:

Product of the Year Award 

Gold: Justea – Purple Tea

Silver: bumble bloom Classic vegan honey

Bronze: Fatso High Performance Peanut Butter

Honourable Mention: Earnest Ice Cream – Son of Vancouver Amaretto

Honourable Mention: Hippie Snacks – Savory Cluster

Hall of Fame Inductee: Fine Choice Foods

Leadership Award: Mike Nunn from Ideon Packaging

Member of the Year: Fresh Direct Produce

Rising Star Award: Thompson Tran, of Wooden Boat Company.

Innovation Award: Icicle Technologies Inc.

Sustainability Award: Earnest Ice Cream

Workplace Safety Award: Nestle Canada Inc.

Export Award: Sun Rype

Kayla is a writer, mountain ascender, guacamole, Murakami and ultimate frisbee enthusiast. Also, a journalism student at Ryerson University.