Best New Products At IRFSNY 2018 Announced

Best New Products at IRFSNY 2018

Thousands of new products and services for restaurants, caterers and foodservice establishments were introduced during this week’s International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York being held at the Javits Center.

Several awards for Best New Products at IRFSNY 2018 were given (presented by Tom Loughran, Vice President for Urban Expo, producer of the show) including:

The Overall Winner in the Innovative New Product Gallery…

…was JavaMelts Flavored Sweeteners, which turns an ordinary cup of coffee into something special and delicious.  

Best New Products at IRFSNY 2018
Presentation of the Best in Show award to Carolyn Barbarite, President, JavaMelts

The 1st Place Runner Up… 

…was [Actual] Iceberg, for their authentic iceberg ice from Newfoundland, off Canada’s east coast.

Best New Products at IRFSNY 2018
Presentation of the 1st Runner Up Award to Michael Didham, President and Lisa Neilson, Sales Manager, [Actual] Iceberg.

The 2nd Place Runner Up… 

…was Bake’nJoy for their Kitchen Cupboard™ Gourmet Brownie, Cookie and Muffin Line.

Best New Products at IRFSNY 2018
Presentation of the 2nd Runner Up Award to Bake’nJoy

Best New Product in the Food Trends Experience…

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…was Hal’s New York for their New York Born, New York Made Seltzer Water.

Best New Products at IRFSNY 2018
Presentation of Best in Show for Food Trends Experience to Hayley Diamond, Chief Brand Officer, Hal’s New York.

Best in Show for Pitch the Press… 

was presented to Post-it Brand from 3M for the New Post-it Extreme Notes. To select the best new product in the Pitch the Press program, editors from several leading industry publications including Total Food Service, Restaurant Management and TableTop Journal identified 12 innovative new products that were presented to the media and buyers.

Best New Products at IRFSNY 2018
Presentation of the Best in Show for Pitch the Press to Willem Bastiaens, Stacey Bjorklund and Dan Tipping of Post-it Brand from 3M.

About the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York: The 25th annual event was held Sunday, March 4 – Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the Javits Center in New York City. The show brought together thousands of foodservice, restaurant and hospitality professionals from New York State, and featured more than 550+ leading vendors, accompanying the Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum education sessions and buzz building special events. The show is owned and produced by Urban Expositions, now operating as Clarion UX and sponsored by the New York State Restaurant Association, a member of the National Restaurant Association. For more information on exhibiting or attending, visit the official Show website at www.internationalrestaurantny.com.