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

Sponsorship 2020

'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 – 01/8/19 – 31/7/20

•  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) 01/09/19–30/6/20

• 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 2019/20


Special Awards – see here

(Retailer of the Year, FreeFrom Hero)

Winners Buffet 2020

Sponsorship - £1,500-£2,000 - depending on the cost of the winning products!


1. Innovation Award
Sponsored for 2020 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. No Top 14

New category in 2017 to celebrate those products which have gone the extra 13 miles and include none of the top 14 allergens!

Sponsorship: £2,500


3. Best product from a start-up
Sponsored for 2020 by Tesco

A category designed to encourage small start-ups. We seek a sponsor who can also offer mentoring to the winner.

Sponsorship: £2,000


4. • NEW • FreeFrom Sinful foods!

All those wicked indulgences that freefrom-ers have been missing..... Waffles, dougnuts, sausage rolls, pies, eclairs, Magnums, custard tarts – and more....

Sponsorship: £1,750


5. • NEW • FreeFrom Artisan Foods
Sponsored for 2020 by Synergis Marketing

A category devoted to all of those wonderful artisan producers who have dedicated themselves to creating amazing foods without many of the major allergens.

Sponsorship: £1,750


6. Breakfast Foods

  • Breakfast cereals
  • Breakfast baked goods

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


7. Milk Product Alternatives
Sponsored for 2020 by House

  • Lactose reduced cow's milk, goat, sheep, buffalo & camel
  • Plant based products

The recent growth in this sector we now feel justifies a category of its own including 'milk alternatives', spreads/butters, 'cheeses', yogurt and ice cream.

Sponsorship: £2,500


8. Breads

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

Sponsorship: £1,500


9. Store cupboard

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: £3,000


10. Pasta and pizza

A vital part of any diet, freefrom or otherwise! Always a very popular category in freefrom. 

Sponsorship: £1,000


11. Snack bars
Sponsored for 2020 by Romer Labs

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


12.  Savoury Snacks and Crackers

Crisps, snacks and nuts to drink with those beers and crackers, to eat on their own or with cheese or dips.

Sponsorship: £2,000


13. • NEW • What else is in the Pub?

Yes, gluten-free beer – but also other 'freefrom' pub drinks – grain free whiskies, egg/cream free liqueurs etc

Sponsorship: £2,000


14. 'Meaty' and 'fishy' ready-meals

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


15. • NEW • Vegan snacks and meals idea

Anything from a vegan crisp or sausage roll... to a full meal.

Sponsorship: £1,000


16.  Foods designed for children
'Under offer' for 2020

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


17.  Tea Time

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

Sponsorship: £2,500


18. Dessert and puddings
'Under offer' for 2020

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

Sponsorship: £2,000


19.  Confectionery – chocolate and sweets
Sponsored for 2020 by Wellaby's

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: £1,500


20. FreeFrom Gifts

Anything and everything freefrom - as long as it would make a good gift!

Sponsorship: £1,500


Special Awards

Retailer of the Year
Sponsored for 2020 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


FreeFrom Hero Award 2020

We are seeking someone who has made a major contribution to freefrom, in no matter how humble a role. An excellent caring freefrom school cook, a café owner who really caters freefrom – all suggestions welcome.

Sponsorship: £2,000


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.