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How to enter the awards

 

To qualify:

  • To qualify for entry to the FreeFrom Food Awards, all entries must be free of at least one of the main major allergens – wheat/gluten, dairy, eggs, nuts, soya, sulphites etc.
  • All entries must be available nationwide either in retail or by mail order by the 1st March 2018.
  • All entries submitted for judging must be products on sale to the public and not pre-production samples.

Entry fees:

  • £150 + VAT per product
  • £90 + VAT per product if you have 3 or fewer employees
  • 10% discount on fully completed entry forms received before 31st October 2017
  • Entering the awards entitles each entering brand to one free ticket to the awards presentation party in April 2018
  • 10% of all entry fees will be donated to the Awards' charity of the year.

How to enter:

  • Please read the rules of the awards first. It is a condition of entry that all entrants will be bound by these rules. If you have any queries, please contact us.
  • Then choose the category/categories that you wish to enter – see here.
  • Go to our on-line payment form. You will find a section for companies with more than three employees and a section for companies with fewer than three employees. Please be sure you choose the right one.
  • Enter all the information requested and make payment. The system will generate a receipt for you and will notify us that payment has been made.

What next?

  • Once we receive notification that you have entered and paid, we will email you product entry forms for each of the products entered with instructions as to how to fill them in.
  • We will send you an 'entrant' logo for you to use on your site and in your social media posts.
  • We will 'welcome' you on our Facebooks and Twitter accounts. Please be sure to 'share', 'like' and RT so as to generate the maximum coverage for your entry
  • In due course we will tell you what samples we will need, when we will need them, where they should be delivered to, and how they should be delivered. Samples will need to arrive mid-January 2018. Details will be emailed after entry closes on 3rd December. DO NOT SEND SAMPLES NOW.

Awards' presentation

  • The winners of the awards will be announced at the presentation party on 17th April 2018.
  • There will be gold, silver and bronze awards in each category with the FreeFrom Product of the year will be chosen from the winners of all the categories.
  • Entering the awards entitles each brand to one free ticket to the awards presentation party.

Sponsorship

If you are intersted in sponsoring a category in this year's or next year's awards, please contact Michelle.

If you have any queries please contact Cressida or call on (44) 20 7722 2866.

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