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2012 Best of Show Winners

VegNews annouces the 12 best new products featured at Natural Products Expo West 2012.

We came. We saw. We sampled. Hundreds of new vegan savories, sweets, body care, and home care companies entered their newest selections into the 2012 Best of Show Awards at this year's Natural Products Expo West, and we think the winners are the best yet! From men's deodorant to vegan pie, our winners pushed the boundaries of what eating (and being) vegan is all about. And you know what that is? Excellence! Look for more information about our 12 winners in our July+August issue!

1. Nacho Bean & Rice Chips from Beanfields
2. The Rock Line from Crystal Deodorant
3. Jalapeño Garlic Havarti from Daiya Foods
4. New Vegenaise flavors from Follow Your Heart
5. Vegan Chicken Patties from Gardein
6. Egg-Less Egg Salad from Hodo Soy Beanery
7. Vegan Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread from Noiseraie Productions
8. Vegan Pie Slices from Pure Market Express
9. Protein Smoothie from Sambazon
10. Almond Milk Ice Cream from So Delicious
11. Big Sur Breakfast Burrito from Sweet Earth Natural Foods
12. Vinegar-Free Pickles, Kimchi, and Sauerkraut from Wildbrine

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