Whittaker's and L&P chocolate a Kiwi favourite

Genuine Kiwi innovation is reaping rewards for our favourite New Zealand brand, L&P. Whittaker’s L&P Chocolate was awarded two prizes at the Buy NZ Made People’s Choice Awards held on Thursday, 31 October.

Genuine Kiwi innovation is reaping rewards for our favourite New Zealand brand, L&P. Whittaker’s L&P Chocolate was awarded two prizes at the Buy NZ Made People’s Choice Awards held on Thursday, 31 October.

The popular Whittaker's L&P chocolate bar took out both the Best New NZ Product and Most Innovative NZ Product categories.

Other finalists in the latter category were a playbox and table from Hebe Natural Children's Furniture, Tip Top's chunky ice cream flavour Crammed Jammin Cream Donut and the Kindling Cracker designed by 14-year-old Taranaki girl Ayla Hutchinson, who won the Rising Star Award.

The inaugural awards were held to showcase New Zealand product excellence and mark the milestone of Buy NZ Made's 25th anniversary.

Winners were voted by the public, with 180 products nominated.