This award recognises development and innovation by suppliers within the industry and looks at both ingredients and packaging/equipment.

What We Look For

The judges will be looking for outstanding innovation and development in ingredients* or packaging and equipment categories.

Entries must have been launched within the award qualifying period - 1st March 2020 to 28th February 2021.

All entries will be treated in strict confidence and only seen by the judging panel.

*i.e. not prepared sandwiches or food to go products

How to Enter

Entrants should provide a written submission, no more than two sides of A4 and MUST clearly state the market the product is aimed at (e.g. retail supermarket, foodservice) the selling price, why it is innovative and its value to the industry. Supporting material (product literature etc) may also be submitted with entries.

If your entry is shortlisted, sample products will be required for tasting (ingredient category only) and the final shortlisted entries will be invited to present to the judging panel and BSA members via a video conference on 17th March 2021 (Packaging/Equipment) or 24th March 2021 (Ingredients).

A maximum of three entries may be submitted in each category.

Closing date for Entries:  12th February 2021