We are delighted to announce the Munch Food Awards 2016 Results. The Munch Food Awards raise awareness about kids food marketing and products and allow parents to give players in this industry some feedback. The votes have been tallied, people have had their say and judges have helped us evaluate the supreme overall winner.
As a teacher I see good parents feeding their children sugar filled “healthy” food. The majority of lunches are filled with these empty nutritional, high additive products which cause massive highs, then lows and an overweight child population. Milo is a prime example.

“So many unhealthy foods are pitched as being ‘healthy’ or having health benefits for children when they are not good for kids.

Food and nutrition is so important and kiwi made products are the way to go, not unhealthy multi national billion dollar a year corporations

Munch worked with the team at the Heart Foundation for the category of Best Kids’ Food Menu.  Rata Café at Zealandia won this category, gaining extra points for having a menu that completely met the Heart Foundation’s Kids’ Choice criteria.

External Judges evaluated each of category winners below to help us rank the Supreme Award Winner 2016. And we have had a bit of a shake up in the results this year!


Munch Food Awards 2016 ResultsMunch Food Awards Supreme Winner 2016

We are thrilled to announce that Little Garden New World has taken out the Supreme Award Award 2016. They have beaten the Weetbix Tryathalon campaign, which has won this award for the last two years.

This is a great improvement on 2015 where they were awarded the Worst Kids Food Marketing campaign for  their Little


Shops. This is an outstanding achievement for a fabulous and innovative marketing campaign.




winner_2016_best_mcampaignBest Kids Food Marketing Campaign 2016

This award goes to Little Gardens New World.

Here are some of the voters comments:

I love New Worlds little garden campaign. No plastic to throw away! Thank you New World for listening to customer feedback about the plastics used in the Little Shop campaign.”





Worst Kids Food Marketing Campaign 2016

This award goes to KFC – “For the Fans.

Here are some of the voters comments:

KFC marketing department needs to be fired.





Best Kids Kitchen Product 2016

This award goes to Kai Carriers Reusable Food Pouches.

Here are some of the voters comments:

The Kai carriers range is such a good range and I highly recommend them.

They make my life easier.




Best Kids Food Blog 2016

This award goes to Maria Foy’s Happy Mum Happy Child.

Here are some of the voters comments:

A fresh new approach to food blogging. Snacks are one of the things that we probably make and eat the most in our household.

Best tips for a busy working mum like me.




Best Kids Food Menu 2016

This award goes to Rata Cafe, Zelandia.

Here are some of the voters comments:

Imaginative menu by a cafe that really think about what kids and their parents want when having a meal out.




Results Munch Food Awards 2016Best Kids Food Product 2016

This award goes to Annie’s Real Fruit Leathers.

Here are some of the voters comments:

I use Annies products for my kids who think they don’t like fruit however they love Annies fruit leathers.




Worst Kids Food Product 2016

This award goes to Coca-Cola (again).

Here are some of the voters comments:

Coke, for kids? Yuck!

It is full of rubbish and has no nutritional value.

Rots your body, gut and teeth…