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About the Future Food Awards.

The Future Food Awards are here to celebrate the new brands and innovations revolutionising the food and drink industry. Brought
to you by Speciality Food Magazine and The FoodTalk Show,
they're giving the most exciting businesses of today a step towards
success, international recognition and money-can't-buy contact
with some of food and drink's most revered experts.

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5 reasons to enter


Are you an innovator, start-up or brand which offers a taste of what's to come?

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How it works.

  • 1

    The Future Food Awards are open to entries from food and drink businesses which have been running for five years or less. We're looking for innovators, start-ups and brands which offer a taste of what's to come.

  • 2

    It's easy to enter the awards; simply tell us all about your business via the entry form, focusing on the things that make your business really stand out.

  • 3

    Once the judges have chosen their winner for each category, those businesses will present to the full panel of judges at Bread & Jam Festival where the ultimate winner will be named and go on to be promoted in Speciality Food, showcased on a FoodTalk podcast and get invaluable feedback from the esteemed panel.

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The Judges

  • Holly Shackleton

    Holly Shackleton

    Editor of Speciality Food

    "The food industry is a hugely exciting place to be right now, and I can't wait to delve deeper into the world of innovation and new businesses thanks to the Future Food Awards. It's about time the
    brands revolutionising food and drink got their time in the spotlight"

  • Sue Nelson

    Sue Nelson

    Sue Nelson, founder of The FoodTalk Show

    "I'm so excited about these awards.
    We want to encourage innovation across
    all categories and I'm so happy to be working
    with the experienced and enthusiastic team at Speciality Food Magazine. Can't wait for
    the entries to arrive!"

  • Jason Gibb

    Jason Gibb

    Co-founder of Bread & Jam

    "It is an exciting year to be part of the Future Food Awards as they are opening up to a larger field of inspiring, emerging challenger brands - I'm proud to be on the judging panel of one of the few awards that are free to enter and offer winners such
    great exposure and support"

More judges to be announced, check back soon!

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