Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Why should I enter the New Producer Awards?

Do you want to take your business to the next level? Get your product in front of renowned buyers, distributors and industry experts? Get free promotion in the pages of Speciality Food – the leading magazine in fine food? That's why you should enter the New Producer Awards. We're passionate about giving talented new businesses a step up the ladder and making them visible to the people who could really make a difference to their future – from food professionals sharing their hard-earned expertise to buyers and distributors who can get your products on their shelves. If you want to put your start-up in the spotlight, the New Producer Awards are for you.

Q. How much does it cost to enter the New Producer Awards?

Absolutely nothing! Entering the New Producer Awards doesn't cost a penny, and you can enter as many categories as you like at no cost. We know how tight budgets can be for start-ups, so in the spirit of supporting new businesses we're keeping them completely free to enter.

Q. What's the process of the New Producer Awards?

To enter the New Producer Awards, you simply needed to complete the form by 15th June. After this date, entries will be whittled down to a shortlist by a team of food editors and the shortlisted entry forms sent out to the judging panel. If your business is shortlisted you will need to organise samples for Speciality Food HQ and your category judge – we will let you know if you get to this stage and give you all the information you need. If you are a chosen by your category judge to be a Category Champion you will need to attend the final at Bread & Jam in London on 4 th October – here you will present your brand to the full panel of judges. The Supreme Champion will be presented with their award later that day.

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