Open to any new sandwich (not a range) launched within the qualifying period, this award seeks to encourage and recognise good innovation in the industry.

The award will be divided into two categories:

The shortlist for the hot award is:

  • Subway – Meatless Meatball Marinara
  • Jake & Nayns – BBQ Chilli Jackfruit Burrito
  • M&S – Mince Pie Toasted Brioche
  • Around Noon – Jerk Chicken & Pineapple Ciabatta
  • Scotmid Co-operative – Pig Mac Toastie
  • Deli Lites – Irish Stout Pastrami
  • Caffe Nero – Italian Cotto Ham, Salami and Mortadella


The shortlist for the cold award is:

  • Deli Lites – Spiced Fritters, Beetroot Hummus, Kale & Candied Walnuts
  • Sainsbury’s – Beetroot & Turmeric Wrap
  • Aldi – Korean Chick’n Sandwich
  • Urban Eat – Katsu Chicken Wrap
  • Waitrose – Korean Inspired BBQ Chicken
  • Around Noon – Bang Bang Chicken
  • Starbucks – Pulled Beef Open Burrito
  • Sainsbury’s – Christmas Market