Bioneutra are Winners and finalists of the 2020 World Beverage Innovation Awards!



This afternoon, the winners and finalists in the World Beverage Innovation Awards were announced during a special, virtual ceremony in association with BrauBeviale. The judging panel considered 279 entries from 25 countries across 22 categories.

FoodBev Media Senior Awards Marketing Executive, Laura Nettle, said: “We are delighted to celebrate the 18th year of the annual World Beverage Innovation Awards, this year in association with BrauBeviale. Once again, we have seen a broad range of categories represented in the entries.

From new flavours, new concepts and new functions to branding, packaging and manufacturing, we have seen key trends emerge as this industry continues to innovate more sustainably.

The World Beverage Innovation Awards truly celebrate some of the most ambitious new products and developments of the year from both new and established brands in the global beverage industry.”

A full list of winners and finalists in each category follows below.

** ​Highly commended


Best beverage ingredient Winner: BioNeutra Global Corporation - VitaFiber

Finalists: Healthcann - AdvanDrop Widerker Beverages GmbH - Gua Limo with Ginger and Turmeric Fiberstar - Citri-Fi Citrus Fiber

Best alcohol drink Winner: William Grant & Sons - Discarded Banana Peel Rum

Finalists: Salcombe Distilling Co - Gin Voyager series 'Restless'** The Bottled Bar Kenyan Originals - Kenyan Originals Fruit Cider Bev

Best beverage concept

Winner: LifeFuels - Smart Nutrition Bottle

Finalists: Four Sigmatic - Ground Mushroom Coffee with Lion's Mane** Gibson's Goodology - CBD infused tea: Green Tea and Passion Fruit, Jasmine Tea and Rhubarb, and Shiso Tea and Blueberry Diva's - Perfect skincare drink Skinny Tonic Ltd - Skinny Tonics

Best bottle in glass Winner: Lewis Road Creamery - Refillable Glass Milk Bottle


Finalists: Ardagh Group - Absolut Comeback** Dekorglass - Masuria Light glass bottle


William Grant & Sons - Discarded Banana Peel Rum

Best can/alu bottle Winner: Pepsi - NFL Patriots Champions Can

Finalists: Euronat International Ltd - Aquacan Water** Jiddler's Tipple - Everyday Pale Ale and Bog Standard Lager Diva's - Perfect skincare drink

Best closure Winner: Fred Franken - Reclosable Beverage Can Finalists: TwistGrip - The easiest way to open any twist-off Water.io - Smart packaging platform

Best CSR/Sustainability initiative Winner: Bavaria (AB InBev) Zalva water brand - The MiParamo watershed conservation project


Finalists: Ardagh Group - Briquette Project Lewis Road Creamery - rPET Milk Range Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water - Pahu Nunui Bag-In-Box

Best dairy drink Winner: Biotiful Dairy - Blackcurrant Kefir 250ml


Finalists: Fulfill Food & Beverages - Karviva Gold Sage Milk Drink Lewis Road Creamery - Jersey Milk with Collagen Genki Forest- LP28 New life No added sugar yogurt


Best environmentally-friendly packaging Winner: Alzamora Group - LatCub

Finalists: Garçon Wines - Eco, Flat Wine Bottle** Frugalpac - Frugal Bottle Tetra Pak - Tetra Rex plant-based package is carbon neutral Elopak - Pure-Pak Imagine

Best functional drink Winner: Biolactive- IMMUNE +

Finalists: Brite Drinks - Liquid Focus** GUTsy Captain - Kombucha Zero Taika - Coffee that accentuates reality The Naked Collective - So.Beer Light Lager Refreshing

Best infusion or botanical drink Winner: Good Living Brew Co - Binary botanical

Finalists: Kenyan Originals - Kenyan Originals Craft Tonics** PepsiCo Inc/Pure Leaf Bio - Global Launch InnoBev - BioLift Gibson's Goodology - CBD infused tea: Green Tea and Passion Fruit, Jasmine Tea and Rhubarb, and Shiso Tea and Blueberry

Best juice/juice drink Winner: Coldpress Foods - Cherry Apple Superjuice

Finalists: Fulfill Food & Beverages - Karviva ACE (Antioxidant-Collagen-Electrolyte) Recovery Juice Drink PepsiCo Inc/Tazo - Tazo Refresh


Widerker Beverages GmbH - GUA LIMO with Yuzu

Best low-or-no alcohol drink Winner: Copenhagen Sparkling Tea Company - Sparkling Tea LYSERØD Finalists: Athletic Brewing - Run Wild Non Alcoholic IPA** Copenhagen Sparkling Tea Company - Sparkling Tea BLÅ The Naked Collective - So.Beer Light Lager Refreshing and So.Beer Grapefruit ISH Spirits - RumISH

Best manufacturing/processing innovation Winner: Ardagh Group - Briquette Project

Finalists: Tetra Pak - Best Practice Line for JNSD with Aseptic Blending** SwipeGuide Smoodi

Best marketing campaign Winner: Greatview Aseptic Packaging Company Limited - Greatview Smart Packaging


Finalists: Greatview Aseptic Packaging Company Limited - Greatview Discovery Yili Group - Ambrosial “GOGO Wuhan” marketing

Best new brand/business

Winner: Skinny Tonic: Skinny Tonics


Finalists: The Clean Liquor Co - CleanGin** The Naked Collective Onda - Sparkling Tequila


Best packaging design/label Winner: Crown Packaging - Efes Georgia Natakhtari


Finalists: PepsiCo/LIFEWTR - Series 8: Unconventional Canva** Pepsi - China's People's Daily New Media (China) Taika - Coffee that accentuates reality Graphic Packaging International - KeelClipTM

Best plant-based drink Winner: Bright Barley Drinks

Finalists: Grounded® - Protein M*lkshakes** Koia - Koia Thrive Fulfill Food & Beverages, Karuna Silky Oat Prebiotic & Protein Whole Plant Smoothie Ardagh Group - RISE London Fog

Best premium/adult drink Winner: William Grant & Sons - Discarded Banana Peel Rum


Finalists: Clean Liquor BOMANI - Cold Buzz Alcohol-Infused Cold Brew Coffee Bax Botanics Ltd - Verbena

Best RTD beverage Winner: BOMANI - Cold Buzz Alcohol-Infused Cold Brew Coffee

Finalists: Gibson's Goodology - CBD infused tea: Green Tea and Passion Fruit, Jasmine Tea and Rhubarb, and Shiso Tea and Blueberry** AB INBEV UK - Mike's Hard Seltzer Onda - Sparkling Tequila Grapefruit

PepsiCo /Quaker - Meal Replacement (China)

Best sparkling drink Winner: Winner: BOMANI - Skinny Tonic Ltd - Tonic Water


Finalists: VITHIT - Sparkling range Mike's Hard Seltzer Friends Beverage Group - Fun Wine

Best technology innovation Winner: Winemill – Super-decanter with natural alcohol reducer


Finalists: The Greater Good Fresh Brewing Co - The Pinter LifeFuels - Smart Nutrition Bottle KEEGO Technologies GmbH - Squeezable titanium bottle


About The World Beverage Innovation Awards

The World Beverage Innovation Awards, in association with BrauBeviale, are a celebration of innovation and excellence across every category of the global beverage industry. These awards are a fantastic way to enhance the promotion of your brand and to ensure it gains global recognition.

Being successfully shortlisted provides a hallmark of success that will prevail long after the awards ceremony and can highlight the contribution your company’s products and team are making to the beverage industry.

About FoodBev Media

Established in 2000, FoodBev Media is the food and beverage industry’s leading media and communication business. With a portfolio of international magazines, the website ​www.foodbev.com and the industry’s largest social media network, FoodBev Media ensures you are continuously kept up to date with the latest trends and innovations. Since 2003, FoodBev Media has gained a reputation for organising successful international awards schemes in the food, beverage and dairy industries.

For more information about our selection of awards programmes, please visit https://www.foodbev.com/awards/​ or email awards@foodbev.com​.



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