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Product of the Year Canada 2023 winners revealed: Which products do Canadians love most?

Chosen by 4,000 Canadian shoppers, the winners showcase innovation and quality across 25 categories.

Product innovation has taken centre stage in Canada as the largest consumer-voted award for product innovation, Product of the Year Canada, has revealed the winners of its 2023 awards.

Chosen through a national survey of 4,000 Canadian shoppers conducted by global leader in consumer research, Kantar, the awards recognize the most innovative and exceptional products across 25 categories, including sustainability, personal care, and food and beverage.

"Product of the Year is more valuable now than ever," said Mike Nolan, Global CEO of Product of the Year Management in a recent release. "The level of access consumers have to products today is unprecedented." 

Product winners bear distinctive Product of the Year red seal, which can be recognized as a vote of confidence from consumers.

Winners include Columbus Charcuterie Tasting Board from Hormel Canada in the Appetizers category, Vida by PADERNO 12" Outdoor Gas Pizza Oven from Canadian Tire in the Appliances category, and Garnier Vitamin C Brightening Serum from L'Oréal Canada in the Beauty category.

Other winners include All-Day Breakfast Mini Quick Cook Hash Brown Patties from Cavendish Farms in the Breakfast Foods category, and Mouche Bamboo Facial Tissues from Mouche Inc. in the Household Paper Product category.

The Largest Consumer Survey of Product Innovation Reveals Winners in 25 Categories (CNW Group/Product of the Year Canada)

According to Product of the Year, the winners demonstrate the ever-evolving trends in the Canadian market and showcase quality and innovation in function, design, packaging, or ingredients.

See below for a complete list of Product of the Year winners:

  • Appetizers | Columbus Charcuterie Tasting Board – Hormel Canada
  • Appliances | Vida by PADERNO 12" Outdoor Gas Pizza Oven – Canadian Tire
  • Beauty | Garnier Vitamin C Brightening Serum – L'Oréal Canada
  • Better For You Snacks Go Pure Soft Baked Oatmeal Bars – Biscuits Leclerc
  • Bread | Country Harvest Everything Bread – Wonderbrands
  • Breakfast Foods | All-Day Breakfast Mini Quick Cook Hash Brown Patties – Cavendish Farms
  • Cheese | Armstrong Cheese Mmmm….Bacon Natural Shredded Cheese – Saputo Dairy Products Canada
  • Cheese Snacks | Armstrong Cheese Combos – Saputo Dairy Products Canada
  • Chocolate | Caramilk Salted Caramel – Mondelēz Canada
  • Crispy Appetizers | Western Family Tempura Fried Pickle Chips – Pattison Food Group
  • Dips | Renée's Dips – The Kraft Heinz Company
  • Enhanced Water Bai Antioxidant Infusion® – Keurig Dr Pepper Canada
  • Frozen Appetizers - Cheese Bites | Western Family Everything Bagel Bites – Pattison Food Group
  • Gluten-Free | Oreo Gluten Free – Mondelēz Canada
  • Household Paper Product Mouche Bamboo Facial Tissues – Mouche Inc.
  • Kitchenware & Cookware KitchenAid Shave Ice Attachment for Stand Mixers – Whirlpool Canada
  • Mattress TEMPUR-Align® Medium Mattress – Tempur-Pedic
  • Personal Care & Wellness | Dove Refillable Deodorant – Unilever
  • Plant-based Beverage | Silk Nextmilk – Danone Canada
  • Plant-based Cheese Babybel® Plant-based – Fromageries Bel Canada
  • Prepared Foods Longo's Tahini Filled Falafel Bites – Longo Brothers Fruit Market
  • Snacking Crackers Crispers Fiery Jalapeño – Mondelēz Canada
  • Snacks Chips Ahoy! Mashup – Mondelēz Canada
  • Soups & Sauces Cracker Barrel Cheese Sauce Kit – Lactalis Canada
  • Sustainable Product Ziploc® Compostable Sandwich Bags – SC Johnson