IMPORTANT INFORMATION


The nominations work on a basket/checkout system. After you pay for your entry, you will receive an email with a form to complete your nomination. Nominations must be complete by 15 September. The rules and information on sending in your products can be viewed here.


Food & Drink

 

Includes: bread, pies, cakes, savoury and sweet biscuits, pasties, cookies and muffins

Judging criteria: flavour and taste, texture, presentation, benefits to market sector and ‘moreishness’

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Includes: drinks, custards, yogurt, cheese, butter, spreads, cream and cream alternatives

Judging criteria: taste, nutritional and health USP’s, sector benefits, and versatility

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Includes: cakes, sponges, tray bakes, cheesecake, tarts, puddings, slices, roulades, crumbles and pies

Judging criteria: flavour and taste, texture, presentation, benefits to market sector and ‘moreishness’

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Includes: probiotic products, fermented foods, powders, low- calorie and low- carb health bars, milk alternative snacks, nut products and seeds. This category would also cover specially modified food products for patients with specific dietary needs.

Judging criteria: nutritional and health USP’s, sector benefits, taste and usage benefits to operator

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Includes: ready-made sauces, herbs, spices, condiments, grab-and-go pulse pots, beans and lentils, condiments, ready-made jus and stock products

Judging criteria: versatility of the product, taste, time-saving credentials, flavour and innovation

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Includes: fresh, frozen and tinned meat and poultry products

Judging criteria: taste, flavour, aroma, presentation and innovation and benefits for end-user

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Includes: any plant-based food or drink products

Judging criteria: nutritional information, taste, format, flexibility and usage benefits to operator

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Includes: all fish and seafood products

Judging criteria: taste, flavour, presentation on the plate, innovation and benefits to end-user

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Includes: beers, craft beers, cider, wine, sparking wine, Champagne, and spirits

Judged criteria: flavour, pairing benefits, upselling suggestions, relevance for market

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Includes: traditional tea, fruit and herbal tea, hot chocolate (block and bean) and all variants of coffee

Judging criteria: flavour, aroma, benefits to the operator and quality of serve

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Includes: all low- and no-alcohol drinks

Judging criteria: flavour, pairing benefits, upselling suggestions, relevance for market and branding

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Includes: carbonates, fruit juices, smoothies, lifestyle drinks and energy drinks

Judging criteria: flavour and innovation, health and diet benefits

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Equipment

 

Includes: juicers, smoothie makers, drinks dispensers, milk shake dispensers, water filtration taps, water boilers, water dispensers and taps, insulated air pots

Judging criteria: quality and speed of serve, labour-saving credentials, design and benefits to the operator

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Includes: hot chocolate dispensers, water filtration taps, water boilers, water dispensers and taps, insulated air pots, espresso machines, bean-to-cup machines, capsule coffee machines

Judging criteria: quality and speed of serve, labour-saving credentials, design and benefits to the operator

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Includes: cooker canopies and extraction hoods, bins, recycling, bin stores, waste compactors and waste systems, cooking oil filtration equipment, waste water and grease management kit

Judging criteria: reduction or management of waste, innovation, technology, efficiencies, potential cost-savings and benefits to the environment

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Includes: air purifiers, hand driers, sanitisers, chemicals, thermometers, social distancing, and sanitisation equipment

Judging criteria: innovation, speed of use, safety benefits to operator and safety benefits to the customer

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Includes: washing machines, driers, commercial irons, safety products and chemicals

Judging criteria: efficiency, environmental and sustainability credentials, benefits and demonstrable value to the operator

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Includes: Barware, glassware, cutlery, cruets and crockery, blenders, mixers, slicers, food storage, knives, and ovenware

Judging criteria: style, practicality of use, design, benefits to operator, material, and sustainable credentials

Please note for crockery, only individual pieces will be judged. If mentioning a range, please state the piece that you wish to be judged.

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Includes combi ovens, multi-use bratt pans, multi-cook ovens, cooking centres

Judging criteria: speed of service, design, benefits to the operator, cost-saving benefits, carbon footprint and efficiency

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Includes: suites, modular and induction ranges, fryers and grills, salamanders and steamers

Judging criteria: energy efficiency, functionality, style, design and benefits to the operator

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Includes: accelerated cooking equipment, microwaves, convection oven, conveyor toasters, contact grills, rapid cook and impingement equipment

Judging criteria: speed of service, design, benefits to the operator, cost-saving benefits, carbon footprint and efficiency

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Includes: display cabinets, blast chillers and freezers

Judging criteria: energy efficiency, storage capacity, innovative features and gas technology

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Judging criteria: the judges will accept testimonials in this category and will review the entries based on installation case studies, speed of service, range of spares parts, CSR, preventative maintenance contracts, and emergency breakdown packages

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Includes: bottles, cutlery, plates, straws, cups, containers and lighting

Judging criteria: innovation, eco-benefits, design, durability, benefits to the end-user and the planet

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Includes: mobile apps, compliance aids, online booking tools, EPOS/POS systems, in-hotel rooms services, interfaces, revenue and rota management tools, wireless monitoring systems and CRM

Judging criteria: innovation, benefits to operator, convenience and money-saving credentials

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Includes: dishwashers, glass washers, pot washers, cutlery washers and chemicals

Judging criteria: energy and water usage, functionality, quality of results and speed

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