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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:

Category 2017 Product of the Year Canada Winners
2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner Head & Shoulders Instant Cooling Relief 2-in-1 by Procter & Gamble
Beauty Rimmel London Scandaleyes Reloaded Mascara by Coty Canada
Blender Hamilton Beach Professional’s Quiet Blender
Condiment Great Value Cooking Sauces by Walmart Canada
Conditioner Garnier’s Whole Blends Honey Treasures Conditioner
Dairy IÖGO Large Format Pouches by Ultima Foods
Dessert Fontaine Santé’s Sorbet
Dishwasher KitchenAid® 44 dBA Dishwasher with Window and Lighted Interior by Whirlpool® Canada
Dryer Maytag® Extra-Large Capacity Dryer with Extra Moisture Sensor -9.2 cu. ft. by Whirlpool® Canada
Face Cream AVEENO® Absolutely Ageless™ Restorative Night Cream by Johnson & Johnson Canada
Frozen Food Cavendish Farms Restaurant Style Frites
Hair Care Nexxus Dry Shampoo Refreshing Mist by Unilever Canada
Hair Styling TRESemmé Repair & Protect 7 Pre-Styling Spray by Unilever Canada
Home Technology Smart Home Monitoring by Rogers
Household Cleaning Sprays Vim® Power & Shine Antibacterial Spray by Unilever Canada
Household Cleaning Wipes Vim® Wipes Antibacterial 60ct by Unilever Canada
Kitchen Appliances KitchenAid® Artisan Mini 3.5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer by Whirlpool® Canada
Microwave/Oven Jenn-Air® 30” Microwave/Wall Oven with V2™ Vertical Dual-Fan Convection System by Whirlpool® Canada
Nail Polish Gel Couture by essie
Pasta skinnypasta SUPERFOOD TEFF Fresh Pastas by Gabriella’s Kitchen
Refrigerator 36″ Black Stainless Steel French Door Refrigerator with InstaView Door-in-Door®, 30 cu.ft. by LG Electronics Canada
Shampoo TRESemmé Repair & Protect 7 Shampoo by Unilever Canada
Skin Care Garnier’s SkinActive Micellar Water
Snack Fontaine Santé’s Humm! Organic Roasted Beets
Spiralizer KitchenAid® Spiralizer Attachment with Peel, Core and Slice by Whirlpool® Canada
Stove/Range KitchenAid® 30-Inch 4-Element Induction Convection Front Control Range with Baking Drawer by Whirlpool® Canada
Sugar Organic Coconut Sugar by Lantic & Rogers
Tea Lipton Green Tea with Pure Matcha 15Ct by Unilever Canada
Undergarment Anita Active DynamiX Star
Washer Whirlpool® 4.8 cu. ft. I.E.C. Front Load Washer with Closet-Depth Fit
Well-Being Dream 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