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SA’s Top 54 Products of the Year 2014

See how your favourite brands fared at this year’s Product of the Year awards, as voted for by South African customers



Launched in 2008 in South Africa and present in more than 45 countries globally, Product of the Year is the world’s largest consumer-voted programme that identifies and celebrates innovation in the product and services industry.


The 2014 winners come from across a wide spectrum of companies. The product categories range from personal care to household products and services such as insurance and banking.


The judging process is based on months of intensive independent research involving the surveying of more than 5 000 South African households nationwide. Selected from a shortlist of hundreds of products, the winners demonstrated invention and strategic thinking, resulting in real value add for consumers.



The Winners


Category                                       Product


Cold Beverages                         Fuze Iced Tea

Skin Therapy                                 Justine Tissue Oil Gold

Anti-Ageing                                 Pond’s Gold Radiance range

Hand Care                                    Satiskin Cinnamon & Honey Moisturising Hand Crème SPF6

Hand Wash                                   Satiskin Berry Bliss Moisturising Hand Wash

Body Wash                                   Satiskin Blissful Berry Body Wash

Healthy Snacks                           Vital Mini Rice Cakes

Regular Diapers                          Huggies Gold for Boys and for Girls

Lotion                                             Clere Active Herbal Camphor Creme

Male Skincare                             Vaseline Men Anti-Bump Face Even Tone Expert

Facial Wipes                                Dove 100% Pure Cotton Cosmetic Wipes 25’s

Toner                                              Simple Kind to Skin Soothing Facial Toner

Facial Care                                  Pond’s Perfect Colour Complex Naturals range

Essential Food                             White Star Quick Super Maize Meal

Surface Care                               Handy Andy Cream Spring Fresh

Air Care                                         Glade Automatic Spray Holder

Auto-wash Laundry                    Omo Auto Powder

Hand-wash Laundry                   Sunlight 2 in 1 Spring Sensations

Laundry Capsules                       Omo Auto Ultra Capsules

Cereal                                            Bokomo Corn Flakes

Laundry Soap                              Sunlight Laundry Green Bar

Baby Wipes                                  Pampers Premium Care Wipes

Batteries                                       Duracell Ultra Power

Sauces                                           Royco Heart Mark Endorsed Sauces

Vegetarian Snacks                    Fry’s Family Blackbean Quinoa & Chia Bites

Vegetarian Quick Meals         Quorn Chicken Style Fillets

Male Deodorant                        Axe Apollo

Female Deodorant                    Shield for Women Clinical Protection

Milk                                                 Parmalat EasyGest Full Cream Milk

Noodles                                         Maggi Noodles Family Pack

Sanitary Pads                               Always Ultra

Tampons                                        Lil-Lets Regular Tampons 16’s

Cotton Wool                               Dove 100% Pure Cottonwool Baby Circles 80’s

Condiments                                 Pakco Sauces

Fabric Conditioner                    Comfort Lavender Bloom

Frozen Seafood                          I&J Chunky Hake Fillet Fingers

Spreads                                         Flora Buttery

Kids’ Treats                                   Yo-Jelly Spoonable Yoghurt

Yoghurt                                          Danone NutriDay Low Fat Fruit Yoghurt

Toothpaste                                   Colgate Active Salt

Mouthwash                                  Colgate Plax

Newborn Diapers                       Huggies My First Nappy

Protective Skincare                  Vaseline Healthy Petroleum Jelly

Banks                                              First National Bank

Car Hire                                         Avis

Domestic Airline                         South African Airways

Investment Companies           Old Mutual

Life Insurance                              Old Mutual

Car Insurance                              Outsurance

Telecoms                                      Vodacom

Petrol Stations                            Engen

Passenger Cars                           Toyota

Fast Food                                      KFC

Grocery Stores                            Pick n Pay


For further information, visit www.productoftheyear.co.za.

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