Small Producer Award
Are you a small producer? Enter the awards today!
The Small Producer Award in association with the Co-op is now in its sixth year and once again we are looking to find the next top artisan producer in the UK. The value from entering is phenomenal; enter into any of the awards and your product will also be eligible for the Small Producer Award, where you could win the prize of a listing with the Co-op! You will benefit from a reduced entry fee and detailed feedback from industry experts, along with the potential opportunity to pitch to the Co-op buying team directly. These awards deliver tangible rewards, so get your entries in early - and good luck!
Small producers now have until 16 July to complete entries.
How does it work?
Step 1: Simply enter your product into any of the Quality Food Awards for the reduced fee of £125 + VAT by Friday 16 July.
Step 2: In addition to your entry being judged in the Quality Food Awards, our expert judging panel will also select products to be put forward for the Small Producer Award, sponsored by the Co-op.
Step 3: Shortlisted companies will have the opportunity to present a Dragons’ Den-style pitch to the Co-op's buying teams.
Step 4: The Small Producer winner will be announced at the Quality Food Awards ceremony in November.
Entry criteria: To be considered a small producer, your business should have fewer than 10 staff and annual sales no greater than £2 million.
See the benefits to entering the Small Producer Awards here .
Previous Small Producer Award winners
2020 Small Producer Winner - Dapur Mariae
2019 Small Producer Winner - Ruby and Grace
2018 Small Producer Winner - Luhv Drinks
2017 Small Producer Winner - Yossi Foods