The Quality Food Awards offer a large selection of categories to ensure your product is best positioned for judging. We have grouped these categories to make it easier for you to enter.  Please select from the options below to be taken to the relevant categories. 

Don't forget if you are a small producer you can benefit from a reduced entry fee. The Small Producer Award is open to all companies with fewer than 10 staff and annual sales under £2 million. Small producers still have until Friday 16 July to enter. Click here to find out more>>

Christmas Retail

These categories are aimed at those products specifically created for the Christmas period.

All Year Round Retail

These categories are specific to retail and convenience products available in the UK all year round. Each category has been tailored to represent the key drivers in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

Categories include all retail options including vegan and free from.


These categories are specific to foodservice and wholesale products available in the UK, and will be judged with a foodservice focused set of judges and judging criteria. Categories include all foodservice products including Christmas lines.