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Raising the profile of freefrom foods
within the industry and with the consumer

Sponsorship 2017

'We see a decent uplift in enquiries from people at the awards and consider our sponsorship definitely worth the investment.' Genon Laboratories, long term awards sponsors.

Benefits of sponsorship

• Take the lead in a rapidly growing sector of the food industry
• Raise the profile of your company with the people who really matter


 Sponsor’s logo to appear as an ad with a direct link to their site on all pages of the FreeFrom Food Awards website – 01/8/16 – 31/7/17

•  Sponsor’s name to appear on all printed and on line material detailing the awards and acknowledgement of sponsorship to appear in all media coverage (as far as is in our control) 01/09/16–30/6/17

• Sponsor to be acknowledged and thanked on an ongoing basis via all of our social media sites

• Two, three or four free invitations to the presentation party, depending on the category.

• An opportunity to present the winner of the category sponsored with their certificate, and to be photographed with them, at the presentations

•  Exposure at planned trade exhibitions 2016/7

 

Freefrom Superhero Award
Sponsored by Lucy Bee

A one-off award to celebrate the FreeFrom Food Awards' 10th birthday. To be give to the person or organisation that has done most to promote the freefrom cause over the last 10 years.
We will take nominations between the presentation of the 2016 awards (26th April 2016) and the close of entry to the 2017 awards (4th December 2016). The winner will be chosen by our judges in February 2017.

Sponsorship: £2,000

 

1. Innovation Award
Sponsored or 2017 by Food Matters Live

The judges will be looking for instances of exciting technical, gastronomic and even functional innovation in 'freefrom' food manufacture.

Sponsorship: £3,000

 

2. • NEW• No Top 14
Sponsored for 2017 by Ilumi

New category to celebrate those products which have gone the extra 13 miles and include none of the top 14 allergens!

Sponsorship: £2,500

 

3. Retailer of the Year
Sponsored for 2017 by Oakland International

An exciting category designed to reflect the significant role that the supermarkets have played in the development of 'freefrom'.

Sponsorship: £2,000

 

4. Best product from a start-up
Sponsored for 2017 by Tesco

A new category in 2016 designed to encourage small start-ups. The winner will benefit from mentoring from Tesco's technical and marketing experts.

Sponsorship: £1,500

 

5. Breakfast Foods
Sponsored for 2017 by Holland & Barrett

Always a very successful category, Breakfast includes all of those delicious freefrom products which set you up for the day:
Breakfast cereals
Breakfast baked goods
Animal & plant milks, yogurts and spreads

This is one of our ‘multiple product’ categories and offers the sponsor significantly more exposure and coverage than the single product awards.

Sponsorship: £2,500

 

6. Breads
Sponsored for 2017 by Dr Schaer

The most 'staple' of the staple products and always one of the best 'populated'! Whole loaves and sliced breads, rolls, buns....
Breakfast breads, croissants etc will be put into Breakfast; sweet breads, tea breads etc into TeaTime!

Sponsorship: £2,000

 

7. Store cupboard
Sponsored for 2017 by Genius Gluten Free

Any store cupboard item, ambient, dried, or frozen, excluding pasta and pizza bases but including bread and cake mixes.
A very large and absolutely crucial category in freefrom.  Offers the sponsor more exposure and coverage than the single product awards.

Sponsorship: £2,500

 

8. Pasta and pizza
Sponsored for 2017 by Genon Laboratories

A vital part of any diet, freefrom or otherwise!
Always a very popular category in freefrom.  Offers the sponsor more exposure and coverage than the single product awards.

Sponsorship: £1,500

 

9. Superfoods and sports supplements
Sponsored for 2017 by Tiana Fair Trade Organics

An new category last year, to include protein shakes and other sports supplements that all too often are based on whey or gluten-filled proteins.

Sponsorship: £1,000

 

10. ‘Food to go' and Vending
Sponsored for 2017 by Integrated Food Projects Ltd

A big high-street growth area for freefrom with most coffee shops and lunch outlets now offering at least one 'freefrom' option.

Sponsorship: £1,500

 

11.  'Down the Pub'
Sponsored for 2017 by Food & Drink Innovation Network

A very successful category last year combining everything you could want on an evening down in the pub - delicious snacks, washed down by delicious beers!!

Sponsorship: £2,000

 

12. 'Meaty' and 'fishy' ready-meals
Sponsored for 2017 by Mrs Crimbles

Burgers, sausages, pies, pasties, soups and one-pot meals! Any meal that you can take out of the freezer, the fridge or the store cupboard – then heat up and enjoy in front of the telly! Great entries last year!

Sponsorship: £1,500

 

13. 'Veggie' ready-meals
Sponsored for 2017 by the Allergy+FreeFrom Show

Burgers, sausages, pies, pasties, soups and one-pot meals! Any veggie meal that you can take out of the freezer, the fridge or the store cupboard – then heat up and enjoy in front of the telly!

Sponsorship: £1,500

 

14.  Foods for peanut and tree-nut allergics
Sponsored for 2017 by Wellaby's

A new judges' pick category. So many foods are actually suitable for those with peanut and tree allergies yet manufacturers hesitate to claim them as such. Our judges will pick their own favourites from among the entries to other categories.

Sponsorship: £1,000

 

15.  Foods designed for children
Sponsored for 2017 by Delamere Dairy

One of our most popular categories, run for us each year by nutritionist Christine Bailey and judged by a very enthusiastic team of 6 – 16-year-olds!

Sponsorship: £1,500

 

16.  Tea Time!
Sponsored for 2017 by Romer Labs

Combining the very traditional 'freefrom' cake and biscuit categories, 'TeaTime' offers the sponsor more exposure and coverage than the single product awards.

Sponsorship: £1,500

 

17. Dessert and puddings
Sponsored for 2017 by Morrisons

A very successful category bringing together every kind of dessert and pudding from Sticky toffee pudding to coconut ice cream, including seasonal desserts – such as Christmas pud!

Sponsorship: £1,500

 

18.  Confectionery – chocolate and sweets
Sponsored for 2017 by Goodness Direct

We are looking for everything from everyday chocolate and candy bars to gift confectionery, seasonal confectionery (Christmas and Easter), low sugar/sugar free confectionery and any other sort of 'freefrom' confectionery that we have not thought of!

Sponsorship: £1,000

 

19. Snack Bars
Sponsored for 2017 by Synergis Marketing

An essential item in every school lunch box, brief case, handbag and sports bag these days...
FreeFrom cereal bars, fruit bars, energy bars, nut bars, protein bars, grain free bars, raw bars, superfood bars and, no doubt, many more!

Sponsorship: £1,000

 

If you have any queries or would like to talk to us about the project email Michelle or Cressida or call on (44) 20 7722 2866.