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Best of the bunch

Eight companies Joined in celebration today having each won a prestigious Baby and Nursery Trade Award (BANTA) in recognition of outstanding products. The Awards were presented during a dazzling party night at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate last night, there were eight categories with one company highly commended and one overall winner for each. These are:

Child Restraints

Winner - CYBEX – Sirona

Highly Commended - Joie UK – Stages

Wheeled Goods

Winner - Petite Star – The Petite Star Bubble

Highly Commended - Easywalker BV MINI Stroller


Travel Accessories
 

Winner - Hippychick Ltd – My Buggy Buddy Sun Shade

Highly Commended - Milton BabyCare – Milton Mini Soother Steriliser

Sleep Accessories

Winner - B Kids UK Ltd – Bobbee Snuggle Bear

Highly Commended - Sweet Dreamers Ltd – ewan sleep bundle

 In Home

Winner - Shnuggle – The Modern Moses Basket

Highly Commended - Start-rite Furniture – Arc Highchair

Playtime

Winner - Chicco UK – Music Band Table

Highly Commended - Splash About International - FINGS Swim Aid

Safety

Winner - ZoLi Inc – buzz b electric nail trimmer

Highly Commended - Ardega Ltd – Samsung SmartCam Baby Monitor

Feeding, Cleaning & Changing

Winner - Yoomi – Yoomi 8oz Feeding System  

Highly Commended - Cheeky Chompers – Neckerchew

BANTA Shortlist Announced

After much deliberation, the BPA’s Baby and Nursery Trade Awards (BANTA) judges have announced the shortlist of entries which will be invited to the final stage of the judging process at Harrogate Nursery Fair on Sunday.

Julie James of the BPA comments: “We had numerous BANTA entries this year and the quality and diversity of products presented was quite outstanding. The judges were tasked to look at a number of criteria including innovation, marketability, safety, consumer appeal and value for money and the 49 shortlisted entries chosen were the overall consensus of the entire panel.”

The following companies are asked to bring their products to the judging area on Saturday 23rd March ready for the final judging on Sunday 24th March. The winners will be announced at the Party and Awards evening on Sunday at the Majestic Hotel, Harrogate. Tickets for this event are almost sold out so if you would like to attend, please email: robert@nurseryfair.co.uk

Child Restraints

Britax                                          MAX-FIX
Casualplay                               Q Retraktor Fix
Chicco UK                                 Oasys 2-3 Car Seat
CYBEX                                       Sirona
Dorel (UK) Limited                  Maxi-Cosi MiloFix
Dorel (UK) Limited                  Maxi-Cosi Pearl & FamilyFix (IsoFix) Base
Dorel (UK) Limited                  Maxi-Cosi Pebble & FamilyFix (IsoFix) Base
Dorel (UK) Limited                  Maxi-Cosi Rubi
Graco                                         Graco Assure
Joie UK                                     Stages
Kiddy GmbH                            Kiddy Evolution Pro
RECARO Child Safety Ltd     RECARO Monza Nova IS  
 

Wheeled Goods

BabyStyle UK Ltd                     Oyster Max
Casualplay                               Kudu
Dorel (UK) Limited                  Quinny Yezz
Easywalker B.V.                       MINI Stroller
Emmaljunga Limited              Mondial 3-in-1 + Duo S Chassis
Joie UK                                      Brisk
Petite Star                                 Petite Star Bubble
Petite Star                                 Zia Evolve  

Playtime

B Kids UK Ltd                          Soft ‘n Safe Race ‘n Drop Track
Chicco UK                                Music Band Table
Hippychick Ltd                         HappyHopperz
Splash About International   FINGS Swim Aid  

Sleep Accessories

B Kids UK Ltd                        Bobbee Snuggle Bear
Halilit                                      Taf Toys Travel Cot Mobile
Pabobo                                  Super Nomade Nightlight
Sweet Dreamers Ltd           ewan sleep bundle  

Travel Accessories

 Halilit                                      Taf Toys All in 1 Car Toy 
Hippychick Ltd                       My Buggy Buddy Sun Shade
Milton BabyCare                   Milton Mini Soother Steriliser
Not Rocket Science Ltd      SkyBaby
ShadeMe Ltd                         ShadeMe Baby Sun Shade      
In Home
Fill n Squeeze Ltd                  Pouch Filler
Joie UK                                    Mimzy Snacker
Shnuggle Ltd                          Shnuggle – The Modern Moses Basket
Start-rite Furniture                 Arc Highchair
The Little Green Sheep        Snuz:Pod Bedside Crib  

Safety

Ardega Ltd                              Samsung SNH1010N SmartCam Baby Monitor
babymoov                               Digital Green
Chicco UK                              Top Digital Video Monitor
Hippychick Ltd                       JAMM Door Stop
TOMY                                      TF550 Monitor
ZoLi Inc                                   buzz b electric nail trimmer  

Feeding, Cleaning and Changing

Babycup Ltd                            Babycup
Cheeky Chompers                   The Neckerchew
Little Saints                             Difrax S-Bottle
OXO Tot                                  OXO Tot Flippy Snack Cup
Yoomi                                      Yoomi 8oz Feeding System

Winners of the 2012 BANTAs

Eight companies in the nursery industry were joined in celebration , following the announcement of the BPA Baby and Nursery Trade Awards (BANTA).

Held at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, the compere for the evening was comedian Allan Stewart who presented the Awards with Penny Franks, editor of Nursery Today magazine which sponsors the Awards. This year the judges had their work cut with numerous quality entries shortlisted prior to Harrogate Nursery Fair. There were eight categories with one highly commended product and one overall winner in each as follows:

Playtime

Winner: Prince Lionheart Ltd for its Playmat with judges commenting, “Excellent value for money, building on traditional play value giving hours of fun.”

Highly Commended: Startrite Furniture - Lollypop Play Table Set

Feeding, Cleaning and Changing

Winner: MaByLand for its MATchel changing bag with judges commenting: “Good value for money and well-designed with unisex appeal.”

Highly Commended: Snap Imported - Milkysnugz

Safety

Winner: Dusky Moon, distributed by Hippy Chick for its Dream
Tubes with judges commenting: “Brilliant idea – simple yet effective and practical for home and travel.”

Highly Commended: Vital Innovations – Vital Baby Nurture Health & Safety Kit

Child Restraints

Winner: Dorel UK for its Maxi-Cosi Pebble & FamilyFix (Isofix) Base with judges commenting: “This product shows innovation, is well designed and moving the market forward.”

Highly Commended: Diono – Monterey2 Expandable Booster Seat

Travel Accessories

Winner: Magmatic (Trunki) for its Paddlepak with judges commenting: “a well marketed and practical product which both mums and kids will love.”

Highly Commended: BundleBean Ltd - BundleBean Original

Sleep Accessories

Winner: B Kids UK for its Watch Over Me Dream Station with judges commenting: “An innovative product and shows a point of difference from others in this category.”

Highly Commended: Mojo Distribution – AeroSleep 3D Baby Protect

Wheeled Goods

Winner: Graco for its Graco Evo with judges commenting: “A stylish product offering great value for money in a very competitive area.”

Highly Commended: Jane (Johnston Prams & Buggies) – Trider Matrix Travel System

In Home

Winner: Saplings of Shropshire for its Kitty Cot Bed with judges commenting: “We particularly liked the ability to elevate the mattress position and competitively priced for a cot bed and mattress package.”

Highly Commended - Little Saints Ltd – HiLo 2 in 1 Highchair