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BROUGHT TO YOU BY The U.K. nursery trade’s no. 1 magazine Monday, March 24th, 2014


And the winners are….


Yesterday morning, when the Harrogate International Nursery Fair opened its doors, the judges for this year’s BPA Baby and Nursery Trade Awards (BANTAs) assembled for the tough task of fi nalising the winners. Sponsored by Nursery Today, the BANTAs are


much coveted as they single out exceptional products from the multitude on show at the exhibition, all of which, in the judge’s opinion, stand out from the crowd and are highly recommended to retailers attending the show.


Putting the shortlisted products


through their paces, the judges were looking for innovation and products in line with current buying trends across the categories. All products entered - both innovative, new items to the market and tried-and-tested best-sellers – were judged on quality, consumer appeal,


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Here are the winners and highly-commended products


BabyStyle Oyster 2


Child Restraints Category Winner: Simple Parenting (CuddleCo Ltd) Doone – The Next-Generation car seat (Hall C, C5) Highly Commended: Dorel – 2way Duo Pack (Hall M, M25)


Wheeled Goods Category Winner: BabyStyle UK Ltd – Oyster 2 (Hall B, B44) Highly commended: Emmaljunga - Double Viking (Hall B, B18)


Playtime Category Winner: Halilit – Taf Toys Developmental Walker (Hall D, D8)


Held at the Majestic Hotel last night, it was time for the winners of the prestigious BANTAs (sponsored by Nursery Today Magazine) to be announced


unique selling points and safety features. The judges commended all of this year’s entries in what was a close competition. The awards ceremony, held at the Majestic Hotel last night, was a must-attend event full of fun, frivolity and the best products the industry has to offer. The winners were awarded their well-earned BANTA award – a sign of industry excellence. Hot off the press, we bring you the winners and the highly commended, for each of the categories. We’ve also included the stand numbers to assist you in fi nding all of this year’s winners. Make sure to pick up tomorrow’s issue of the Daily News, where we bring you more from the awards, including pictures of the ceremony and evening’s entertainment. The categories for 2014 were: Child


Halilit Taf Toys Development Walker


Restraints; Wheeled Goods; Playtime; Sleep Accessories; Travel Accessories; In Home; Safety; Feeding, Cleaning & Changing; and Best New Product.


Highly commended: Great Gizmos Ltd – Plan Toys Bird Walker (Hall A, A7)


Sleep Accessories Category Winner: Sweet Dreamers Ltd – Russell The Dream Sheepdog (Hall H, H18) Highly commended: Small Ideas Ltd - LumiPotti (Hall Queens Pavilion, QP19a)


Travel Accessories Category Winner: Diono – Easy View Plus (Hall G, G40) Highly commended: East Coast Nursery Ltd - Tiny Love Take Along Bouncer (Hall A, A11)


In Home Category Winner: Cheeky Rascals Ltd – Mima Moon (Hall C, C10) Highly commended: NSA (Newton Stovold Associates Ltd) Babybay – Trend (Hall C, C41)


Safety Category Winner: Cheeky Rascals Ltd – Lascal KiddyGuard Assure (Hall C, C10) Highly commended: Belt Up Kidz – Belt Up Kidz (Hall C, C15)


Feeding, Cleaning and Changing Category Winner: Lässig GmbH – Green Label Neckline Bag Denim Blue (Hall C, C24) Highly commended: TMC Ventures Europe – Sili Squeeze Original with Spill-Proof Spout


Best New Product Category Winner: CuddleCo Ltd – Greentom UPP Highly commended: Prince Lionheart (UK) Ltd - yoMOTO (Hall C, C18)


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