The winners of the 2022 InnoBev Awards have been introduced on 10 May in an awards rite throughout the 2022 UK Soft Drinks Conference in London and on-line.

Organised through the food and drinks mavens Zenith Global with fortify from class sponsors Coveris, ICE Water Engineering, Relish Agency and Salomons & Partners, the 6th annual awards attracted over 185 entries from cushy beverages innovators international.

The winners

Best Low/No Sugar Drink

  • Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd – Changyi 100% Zero-Sugar Lactobacillus drink

Best Functional Drink

  • Oaza Beverages Inc – Oaza Beverages Functional Cold Brew

Best Premium Drink

  • Copenhagen Sparkling Tea Company – BLÅ & LYSERØD

Best CBD/Hemp Drink

  • CENTR Brands – CENTR Sugar Free 30mg & CENTR Instant

Best in Can

  • PepsiCo Design & Innovation – Pepsi Cola China Series

Best in Carton

  • Rise Brewing Co – Original Black Cold Brew Coffee Multi-Serve

Best in Glass

  • Drinkfabrik – Limestone – natural tonics & sour beverages

Best in PET

  • Kabocha Milk Co – Kabochamilk

Best Packaging/Label Design subsidized through Coveris

  • Nestlé USA – Essentia Water – Essentia Water 2 Gallon Box
  • PepsiCo Design & Innovation – Pepsi Culture Cans x People’s Daily

Best Marketing/Social Media Campaign subsidized through Salomons & Partners

  • Tera Food and Beverage Co., Ltd – QminC Ginger Honey Beta Glucan

Best Technology Innovation subsidized through ICE Water Management

  • Cana – Cana One
  • Pinter – Pinter 2

Best New Brand

  • Kabocha Milk Co – Kabochamilk

Best Brand Extension

  • Ecolean – Radio Eva with Evangelion

Best New Drink Concept subsidized through Relish Agency

  • Kabocha Milk Co – Kabochamilk