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2017’s Most Innovative Products Revealed by Rogers Media and Product of the Year Canada™


– Product of the Year Canada™ provides consumers with the most innovative products in the marketplace –

 TORONTO (March 22, 2017) Innovation is the name of the game. Canadian consumers have spoken, casting their votes to crown 31 winners from across the country as the most innovative products of the year. The winners – from various categories including Beauty, Dessert, Kitchen Appliances, Undergarment, and Well Being – will receive the coveted Product of the Year Canada™ status and red seal, and accept their prize tonight at the exclusive awards gala.

Each year, Product of the Year Canada™ guides consumers to the most innovative and valuable products in the marketplace, based on product satisfaction, innovation, appeal, and intent to purchase.  With the help of industry experts and consumer input, the program provides the industry standard for quality and innovation.

“Innovation, and convenience are at the forefront of what consumers expect from a product or service,” said Jessica Peacock, Director, Client Solutions, Rogers Media. “Winners of the Product of the Year award embody those qualities, and this seal of approval helps guide consumers to the best product choices in the market.”

The Product of the Year Canada™ red seal is awarded to manufacturers who refine, develop, or adapt their products in order to stay top-of-mind for consumers. Once products are nominated, an esteemed jury panel combines expertise and insights to create a list of finalists. From this exclusive group of products and services, a nation-wide consumer survey determines the 2017 recipients in Canada.

Product of the Year Canada 2017 winners are:

Category2017 Product of the Year Canada Winners
2-in-1 Shampoo & ConditionerHead & Shoulders Instant Cooling Relief 2-in-1 by Procter & Gamble
BeautyRimmel London Scandaleyes Reloaded Mascara by Coty Canada
BlenderHamilton Beach Professional’s Quiet Blender
CondimentGreat Value Cooking Sauces by Walmart Canada
ConditionerGarnier’s Whole Blends Honey Treasures Conditioner
DairyIÖGO Large Format Pouches by Ultima Foods
DessertFontaine Santé’s Sorbet
DishwasherKitchenAid® 44 dBA Dishwasher with Window and Lighted Interior by Whirlpool® Canada
DryerMaytag® Extra-Large Capacity Dryer with Extra Moisture Sensor -9.2 cu. ft. by Whirlpool® Canada
Face CreamAVEENO® Absolutely Ageless™ Restorative Night Cream by Johnson & Johnson Canada
Frozen FoodCavendish Farms Restaurant Style Frites
Hair CareNexxus Dry Shampoo Refreshing Mist by Unilever Canada
Hair StylingTRESemmé Repair & Protect 7 Pre-Styling Spray by Unilever Canada
Home TechnologySmart Home Monitoring by Rogers
Household Cleaning SpraysVim® Power & Shine Antibacterial Spray by Unilever Canada
Household Cleaning WipesVim® Wipes Antibacterial 60ct by Unilever Canada
Kitchen AppliancesKitchenAid® Artisan Mini 3.5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer by Whirlpool® Canada
Microwave/OvenJenn-Air® 30” Microwave/Wall Oven with V2™ Vertical Dual-Fan Convection System by Whirlpool® Canada
Nail PolishGel Couture by essie
Pastaskinnypasta SUPERFOOD TEFF Fresh Pastas by Gabriella’s Kitchen
Refrigerator36″ Black Stainless Steel French Door Refrigerator with InstaView Door-in-Door®, 30 cu.ft. by LG Electronics Canada
ShampooTRESemmé Repair & Protect 7 Shampoo by Unilever Canada
Skin CareGarnier’s SkinActive Micellar Water
SnackFontaine Santé’s Humm! Organic Roasted Beets
SpiralizerKitchenAid® Spiralizer Attachment with Peel, Core and Slice by Whirlpool® Canada
Stove/RangeKitchenAid® 30-Inch 4-Element Induction Convection Front Control Range with Baking Drawer by Whirlpool® Canada
SugarOrganic Coconut Sugar by Lantic & Rogers
TeaLipton Green Tea with Pure Matcha 15Ct by Unilever Canada
UndergarmentAnita Active DynamiX Star
WasherWhirlpool® 4.8 cu. ft. I.E.C. Front Load Washer with Closet-Depth Fit
Well-BeingDream Water Snoozeberry by Dreamwater Products Canada

 For more information on Product of the Year Canada and this year’s winning products, visit:

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About Product of the Year Canada
Product of the Year is the world’s largest consumer-voted award for product innovation. Product of the Year currently operates in 42 countries with the same common goal: to guide consumers to the most innovative products in their market and reward the entrants for quality and innovation. This consumer-driven award is presented annually in more than 42 countries, including Canada, the U.S., U.K., Brazil, Italy, Australia, South Africa, and India.

 Media Contact
Alessia Staffieri, Rogers Media,, 647.262.8412