2014: International Star Award for Quality to be conferred upon Stream Drinks at the ISAQ Convention
The decision to bestow this award is the result of an analysis performed by our team of Quality Hunters, comprised of business leaders, entrepreneurs and other experts.
Stream Drinks has been chosen for:
- Innovation: developing a unique interactive cap as well as a new scientifically healthy drink free of additives and sugar
- Being one of the few vitamin waters on the international market that is genuinely jam packed with vitamins and phytonutrients
- Its market expansion nationally and internationally
2014: Rated “# 1 Food Craze in South Africa by “FOOD & HOME ENTERTAINING Magazine.
The magazine for food lovers South Africa’s most established and trusted food magazine inspires professionals, homemakers, culinary students and food lovers. Even the most sophisticated dishes are made accessible to the reader, and there’s never a shortage of comfort food ideas for the whole family. Food & Home keeps readers up-to-date on trends, faces and places, restaurants, events, gadgets, local producers and gourmet travel destinations.
2013: “Best New Beverage Innovation” Award at the Dubai Drink Technology Expo, UAE
Dubai Drink Technology Expo (DDTE) is an Exclusive Exhibition and Conference for the Beverage Industry in the Middle East and North Africa Region. Making it the best platform for suppliers and manufacturers to broaden their reach and enter the ever growing Middle East, Africa, Mediterranean and Asian Markets. The 6th Edition of DDTE will continue its tradition of bringing together the operators of the Middle East Beverage plants with suppliers to conduct meaningful Business. DDTE has become the most important meeting place for operators throughout the Middle East , African , Mediterranean and Asian countries since 2008
2013: The Stream Range has also been awarded “2nd runner up” by the highly coveted Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition.
The FOOD REVIEW website and journal is aimed at decision makers in the manufacturing processes of food, beverages and related industries. It offers incisive and authoritative reports on all aspects of the process, from raw material sourcing, to manufacturing and packing, right down to the distribution and marketing of finished goods.
FOOD REVIEW informs readers about the introduction of new ingredients, equipment, products and packs and provides objective commentary on local and international market trends and issues, as well as relevant processing and packaging technologies.
2013: “Featured Product of the Month” at Cape Quarter SPAR #1 rated location in South Africa.
The SPAR Group Ltd listed on the JSE in 2004, and today operates 6 distribution centres and 1 Build it distribution centre. The distribution centres supply and service independently owned SPAR, TOPS, Build it and Pharmacy at SPAR stores in Southern Africa. Goods are distributed to the stores by a fleet of trucks and trailers, which are owned by the SPAR group.
1st Place at the 2011 Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition, South Africa:
Stream™ won first place in the 2011 Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition in South Africa. The company was competing against top national brands and emerging brands, with Chele Lite, Bos Ice Tea and Woolworths runners-up in its category.
Food Review/Symrise had this to say on awarding Stream the award, “Stealing the show at this year’s NPC Awards Dinner was the funky new SA brand, Stream. Despite its creators being against the stream swimmers, this beauty of a sports-come-rejuvenation-come-on-the-go drink is right on trend and it’s set to take SA by storm!”
Barry Cooke, Director of Stream™ commented, “Stream is very proud of all its awards. We are especially proud of the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition award, as it is a South African market related award. We took on some very big South African brands and triumphed, which adds further strength to the route we are on, with regards to our products and their development.”
7th InnoBev Global Beverages Summit in Washington DC:
Stream™ took six 1st place awards at the “2011 Beverage Innovation Functional Drinks Awards”, organised by FoodBev Media’s, Beverage Innovation magazine. The awards attracted more than 150 entries from 22 countries in 16 categories.
Stream™ was a finalist in the following five categories in Washington:
Best natural functional drink;
Best energy drink;
Best functional drink brand or business;
Best natural ingredient for functional drinks;
and Best functional drink label.
Stream™ was also highly commended in the category ‘best packaging for functional drinks’.
London’s International Food Event Trade Expo (IFE):
These awards are presented to companies who show innovation within the food and beverage industry. The trade expo is held every two years, almost 30 000 people attend and is regarded as the UK’s première food and drink event.
Stream™ was presented a ‘Fresh Idea Award’ by the judging panel of the IFE.
‘A Showcase Award’ was also presented to the company.