The Manufacturer Award recognises the overall contribution made to elevate and grow the sandwich and food to go category and for 2020 is now open to both BSA Members and Non BSA members.

BSA members will automatically be considered for this award. Non BSA members must submit their British Retail Consortium (BRC) Report with entry form stating why they deserve to win. Entries for consideration must be BSA audited or have BRC AA or AA+ grades. The judges will take into account initiatives to improve the quality and food safety of sandwich and food to go manufacturing as well as factors such as investment in people and facilities, technical standards and product quality.


Closing date for entries is 14 February 2020.

The award qualifying period is 1 March 2019 – 28 February 2020.

Independent data is used in judging the awards but entries with supporting information are encouraged. Entries should clearly state why the business should win an award, including evidence of business performance, ranges developed within the operation, evidence of activity used to grow and promote the business and marketing activity. Entries should include independent data to demonstrate business performance during the qualifying period. Supporting material can be submitted to showcase development.

Confidentiality: All entries will be treated in strict confidence and all judges will be bound by confidentiality agreements.

For any queries relating to the awards contact Caron Parry on 01291 636346 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


To download the entry form please click here