Welcome to our sixth Annual Natural Food Awards! Yes, you can stock your fridge, freezer and pantry with foods that are good for you and the planet.

1. Cereal
WINNER Byron Bay Macadamia Almond Fit & Pear Muesli is a scrumptious wheat-free blend of organic and biodynamic oats and fruit that is Australian-made, high in fibre, additive-free, and hand-roasted for extra crunch.

2. Pasta sauce
WINNER Global Organics Passata Rustica is made from the finest organically grown Italian tomatoes which are harvested and bottled immediately, and the proof is in the deep, rich flavour.

3. Beverage
WINNER Pukka's Lemon, Ginger & Manuka Honey tea is a deeply soothing and restorative blend, with a spicy flavour that tantalises the tastebuds. Like all Pukka teas, it is 100% organically grown and ethically sourced.

4. Cold-pressed oil
WINNER Pure Naturally Coconut Oil is 100% certified organic single origin coconut oil, meaning it is completely heat-free, cold-pressed, and ethically produced from a single plantation – tasty and super-versatile.

5. Gluten-free crackers
WINNER Mary's Gone Crackers (love the name!) Herb Crackers are organic, non-GMO, vegan and all the ingredients are ethically produced. Plus – most importantly – they are yummy as all heck.

6. Non-dairy ice-cream
WINNER Zebra Dream is a delicious and healthy ice cream alternative, without the environmental and health impacts of dairy, soy and sugar. Their Luscious Latte is our fave, richly flavoured with organic Fairtrade coffee

7. Soup
WINNER Dr McDougall's Right Foods Asian Noodle Pad Thai is quick, easy, and gluten-free, and made with non-GMO ingredients – even the packaging is made from certified, responsibly managed forests.

8. Gluten-free cookies
WINNER Nature's Harvest Organic Raisin & Oat Cookies are wheat-, dairy-, and GMO-free, and made to a memorable homestyle recipe of oats, whole grains, manuka honey and fruit.

9. Chocolate
WINNER The Chocolate Yogi's Cherry Coconut Bar is made from certified organic dark chocolate with a luscious filling of coconut nectar, dried cherries, coconut, and medjool dates.

10. Gluten-free grain
WINNER Move over quinoa, Teff Tribe's Teff is a small grain that matters – low GI, high in iron and packed with protein it has a flavour that works from breakfast to dessert and all snacks, salads and muffins in between.

11. Yoghurt
WINNER Babushka Almond & Coconut Milk Yoghurt in Cranberry & Raspberry ticks every health-conscious box – vegan, all-natural, non-GMO, and gluten-, dairy- and soy-free.

12. Dip
WINNER Absolute Organic Sweet Salsa is a delicious blend of onions and tomatoes with an intense and aromatic spice combo – coriander, turmeric and garlic, with ginger and horseradish for extra bite.

13. Dairy-free spread
WINNER Cocoland Coconut Spread looks like butter and tastes like butter, but this clever recipe is made from whipped coconut oil. Bonus points for being trans fat-free and containing no artificial anything.

14. Jam or paste
WINNER Artisana Organics Raw Walnut & Cashew Nut Butter is rich, densely textured, and flavoursome, with a natural mild sweetness that works well with bread, or as a dressing for sliced veggies.

15. Kids’ snack
WINNER Funch Protein Power Ball Mixture in Cacao & Chia is a nutrient-dense no-cook mixture that's ideal to make lunchbox treats and snacks to-go. Bonus points for the D-I-Y idea – kids can roll their own balls!

16. Superfood supplement
WINNER Isowhey's Superfood Sprinkle is a medley of raw buckwheat groats, coconut, sunflower, flax and chia seeds, with extra zip from berries – add to a smoothie or sprinkle over yoghurt.

17. Condiment
WINNER Woodstock Organic Tomato Ketchup is preservative-, dairy-, soy-, egg-, nut-, and wheat-free, with a full, satisfying flavour and a smooth, aromatic mouth-feel.

18. Drink
WINNER Sealand Birk Organic Birk with Ginger & Lime is very on-trend, as birch tree water is the detox ingredient de jour, thanks to its antioxidant- and mineral-rich nutrient profile.

19. Veggie dinner
WINNER Bean Supreme Vegetarian Meatballs in Sauce is a delicious meat-free meal, with a thick, chunky sauce and tender, light-textured soy-balls.

20. Energy bar
WINNER Bounce Almond Protein Hit is the perfect, all-natural 3 p.m. pick-me-up to cure afternoon cravings. Not just high in protein, it also delivers a hefty dose of nerve-soothing and bone-building calcium and magnesium.

21. Crisps
WINNER late July Organic Sweet Potato chips combine organic sweet potatoes with a crunchy, savoury blend of ground whole corn, brown rice and chia seeds – one bite of these sublime chips, and you will be hooked!

Our criteria

To be eligible for the Nature & Health Natural Food Awards, products must:
* contain organic, natural ingredients
* be GMO-free
* not contain refined flour
* not contain artificial preservatives, colours, flavours, or sweeteners
* not contain added sugar or high-fructose corn syrup
* not contain hydrogenated fats, nitrites, nitrates, sulphites, MSG
* be cruelty-free, vegan and/or vegetarian friendly
* not contain gluten
* not contain lactose
* be low in fat, sodium and sugar
* contain optimal amounts of fibre and nutrients
* most importantly – Award winners had to taste terrific!
We also gave the nod to products that use innovative natural and certified organic food ingredients; those which are Fairtrade; those which are produced and packaged sustainably, and that have a mission of ‘giving back’ in some way, e.g. by donating a percentage of profits to an eco-friendly or social cause.