World Food Awards

Star TV UK has confirmed the telecast of this year’s World Food Awards, which took place in Central London last month.

The event hosted by comedy legend Lenny Henry are in their fourth year and have been created by the World Foods Association. They recognise not only the incredible growth within the ethnic and world food sector, but also the diversity of cultures and communities that the industry is inspired by. The Awards are open exclusively to companies specialising, promoting or stocking products from the following countries: Asian, Oriental, African, Afro-Caribbean, European, East-European, Middle Eastern, South American and Mediterranean.

Star Plus UK

Saturday 29thDecember 17:30 – 19:00


Star Plus US

Sunday 30th December 13:30 – 15:00 (ET)


Star Plus SEA

Sunday 30thDecember 10:00 – 11:30 (13:00 AEST)


Star Plus South Africa

Sunday 30thDecember 14:00 – 15:30 (CAT)

The lucky winners for the 4th Annual Food Awards are:

ASDA Best New Product of the Year

? The Spice Tailor by Anjum Anand

Chak 89 Best Food/Drink Product of the Year

? Tilda Kids Rice

Pudliszki Best Packaging of the Year

? The Perfect Fajita Kit Discovery Foods


Pataks Wholesaler/Catering Supplier of the Year

? JJ Food Service


MEMS Marketing Campaign of the Year

? Vita Coco Viva Vita with Rihanna

Terre di San Vito National Retailer of the Year

? Tesco


Rajah Restaurant of the Year

? Pizarro

Star Network Entrepreneur of the Year

? Fukhera Khalid

Jaguar Lifetime Achievement Award

? Tony Deep Wouhra, East End Foods

The fourth annual World Food Awards featured a glittering array of celebrity guests including chefs Silvena Rowe and Anjum Anand, as well as Reggae Reggae Sauce creator Levi Roots, actor Nitin Ganatra, Masterchef contestants and winners Liz McLarnon, Aaron Craze and Andy Oliver, TV food presenters Rob Billington and Ravinder Bhogal, and former member of boy band Blue, Antony Costa amongst a host of others.