Awards Season

There are a flurry of food and drink awards opportunities open for entry and for nomination.  If you are considering an entry remember to ping me an email if you want some help with writing your submission.

Open for Nomination

BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards:  Nominate Here

Categories include Best Food Producer, Drinks Producer, Street Food or Takeaway, Shop or Market, Farming Hero etc.  Deadline 29th January. 

Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards: Nominate Here

Categories include Primary Producer, Innovation, Scottish Sourcing, Young Talent, Success through Partnership plus lots more. Deadline for nomination is 9th February.

Open for Self Entry

Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards: Self Entry

There are a wealth of categories in these well established awards, there is an entry fee (£45 +VAT for non members, £25 +VAT for members) and attendance at the cermony if a finalist is a condition of entry. Deadline for self entry is 9th March.

Great Taste Awards:  Self Entry

The one that gives you stars, this is a good one for businesses targeting the independent retail sector, particularly for ambient products that need to be noticed on the shelf.  General entry opens 1st Feb and costs £56 +VAT per product.

Food Talk Awards: Self Entry (with product sample)

A quirky one with some interesting categories, including clean eating, free from, as well as 'All in the Taste' that looks for entries made with unusual ingredients.  Application is by post, and must be received by 16th Feb.