Each category in the British Sandwich Designer of the Year is a competition in its own right and has a specified sponsor’s product.
Contestants are asked to submit one recipe in a minimum of three categories and in each case, the recipes are required to showcase the sponsor's product, together with other complimentary ingredients of their choice, making a creative, innovative and commercially viable sandwich. Contestants may enter all six categories, submitting a maximum of two recipes in each category.
This year's competition categories are:
|Royal Greenland MSC Cooked and Peeled Cold Water Prawns Category||Applewood Category|
|Sam Browne Foods Shredded Duck Category||Norseland Jarlsberg Cheese Category|
|H. Smith Food Group plc Shredded Chicken Category||New York Bakery Star Bun Category|