This year’s awards saw NOMO named Large Independent Brand for the second year running, while the Cookie Dough Reindeer and Caramel Advent Calendar made headlines, both scoring golds in the Stocking Filler and Advent Calendar categories respectively.
The brand’s Cookie Dough Drops Box, a new addition to the Christmas line up, also secured a silver award.
As the UK’s only awards for free-from food and drink, the prestigious Free From Christmas Awards is designed to celebrate free-from festive products.
The NOMO Christmas range that has become a festive free from staple for many with the brands Christmas sales growing by 90.4% in 2021, compared to the market growth in free from chocolate at Christmas of 38.4%.
Commenting on the gold-winning caramel advent calendar, the judges said “this feels really special, love the packaging, really vibrant & festive. The chocolates are individually wrapped making it extra safe, inside pretty tear-drop shaped doors which open easily.”
The category-topping Cookie Dough Reindeer took the No. 1 spot in the Stocking Filler category for “rapidly becoming a seasonal favourite - a really lovely festive treat that doesn’t mimic anything else out there. A unique treat that ticks all the major allergen boxes”.
Jacqueline Tyrrell, Brand Manager of NOMO said: “Achieving these awards is a real honour for NOMO. Our products are years in the making, with multiple recipe variations and trials to bring a product to market and make it a success. We are committed to our belief that vegan and free-from consumers deserve a wide variety of choice – so it’s fantastic that this choice is regarded so highly in the industry”.