Our 2021 winners were announced 15-18 November in an online showcase, hosted by Fred Sirieix of First Dates. If you missed it, you can still register to watch it here

Find out who all our winners are here

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors Co-op and Invest Northern Ireland for their continued support, plus our partners City Harvest; Moving Food; OF+ Consulting; Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo; thefoodpeople and Working Options.

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.

Christmas Retail

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


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.

Small Producer Award

The Small Producer Award sponsored by the Co-op is open to all companies with fewer than 10 staff and annual sales under £2 million. Each entry will be judged alongside all other products in the main Quality Food Awards and will benefit from a reduced entry fee and the chance to win a listing in the Co-op.

Winners Campaign 

A Quality Food Award is a powerful endorsement of your product. Winning an  award doesn't stop after you've been presented your trophy. It is a high-powered marketing tool that you can use to promote your product line and increase your sales. A Quality Food Awards win gives you the opportunity to use the highly respected logo, which regularly features in TV and print marketing campaigns for major multiples. 

Click on our logo to see how other companies have used the logo to promote their success.