Inside the 2019 Product of the Year awards

Product of the Year USA, the world’s largest consumer-voted award for product innovation, proudly celebrated the highly-anticipated winners of the 2019 Product of the Year Awards. Determined by a national study of 40,000 consumers conducted by Kantar, a global leader in consumer research, the 36 winning products have been awarded as the most innovative products of the year in their respective categories.

For over 30 years globally, and 11 years in the US, Product of the Year has guided consumers to the best products on the market by recognizing companies and brands for quality and product innovation.

The 36 winners of the 2019 Product of the Year Awards were announced at last night’s annual Product of the Year Awards Show at the Edison Ballroom in New York City and can be found online at womansday.com. The awards show was hosted by Ross Matthews and Ali Wentworth and was followed by an after party sponsored by Strongbow.

said Mike Nolan, CEO of Product of the Year.

Product of the Year accepts entries each year from consumer packaged goods that demonstrate innovation, and were launched within the previous year. The entries span a wide breadth of product categories, such as food, beverages, personal care, household care and more, with one product being chosen as a winner in its category through a nationally representative online study of 40,000 consumers conducted by Kantar.

The 36 winners of the 2019 Product of the Year Award are:

· AIR CARE | Air Wick Essential Mist —

· ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE | Strongbow ® 100 Cal Slim Cans —

· AUTOMATIC DISH CARE | FINISH® Powerball Max in 1® —

· BETTER-FOR-YOU SNACK | Gold Emblem abound White Cheddar Flavored Bite-sized Quinoa & Rice Cakes —

· BREAD | ALDI Specially Selected Sliced Sourdough Round —

· BREAKFAST | Del Monte® Fruit & Oats™ —

· CAFFEINATED PRODUCT | Java House Cold Brew — Dual Use Liquid Pods —

· CANDY BAR | Butterfinger Bar —

· CAR CARE | Rain-X® Waterless Car Wash & Rain Repellent —

· CAT CARE | Fresh Step Clean Paws —

· CONVENIENCE MEAL | BUSH’S® Savory Beans —

· COOKIE | OREO THINS BITES —

· DISH BOOSTER | FINISH® Jet-Dry® —

· DOG CARE | Comfort Zone® Calming Vest for Dogs —

· FEMININE CARE | Playtex Simply Gentle Glide —

· FRESH ENTRÉE | Fresh Meatballs —

· FROZEN ENTRÉE | Lean Cuisine Origins —

· GUM | Tic Tac Gum —

· HEALTH SYSTEMS | CONTOUR®NEXT ONE Smart Meter and App System —

· HEALTHY BEVERAGE | ZYN® — Holistic Wellness™ Beverage

· HOUSEHOLD CLEANING | Scrubbing Bubbles® Bubbly Bleach Gel Toilet Bowl Cleaner —

· HOUSEHOLD ESSENTIALS | Reynolds KITCHENS® Quick Cut™ Plastic Wrap —

· ICE CREAM | Nightfood Ice Cream —

· IMMEDIATE RELIEF | HALLS KIDS —

· KIDS NOVELTY SNACK | Kinder Joy® —

· LAUNDRY BOOSTER | Purex Crystals New & Improved Formula —

· LAUNDRY PACS | Tide PODS Ultra Oxi —

· LIQUID DISH SOAP | Dawn Platinum —

· LIQUID LAUNDRY | Tide Fresh Coral Blast —

· ORAL CARE | Crest Gum Detoxify —

· PAPER TOWELS | Brawny Tear-A-Square —

· SIDE DISH | Idahoan Family Size Flavored Mashed Potatoes —

· SKIN PROTECTION | Honu Sunscreen —

· SUGAR CONFECTIONS | Black Forest Gummy Bears —

· VEGETARIAN ENTRÉE | ALDI Earth Grown Chickenless Patties or Tenders —

· WINE | ALDI Intermingle Red Blend —

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