Terms & Conditions

Online entries open on 30th September 2019 and close at midnight on 13th December 2019. All product information must be submitted by this date.

The entry fee for each product is £330.00 ex VAT. This is payable online at the time of entry.

The BFFF reserves the right to extend the closing deadline, amend or combine categories should the entries received not reach the required number.

A Company can enter products into both the Retail AND Foodservice sectors. Both branded and own label products are eligible.

Products must be factory line produced (not kitchen samples) and available for sale at the time of entry.

Products will not be accepted if supplied in polystyrene boxes. They should be sent in their usual outer cases with BFFF LABELS ATTACHED. Labels will be emailed prior to collection.

Products must be launched during 2019.

Products that have previously been entered into the awards, may only be entered again if a significant change has occurred e.g. a new flavour or variety.

Declared Recommended Retail Price should exclude special offers.

Please notify the BFFF by 1st May 2020 of any changes that may affect a product’s eligibility between date of entry and announcement of results on 11th June 2020. This is very important for all concerned as the results really are kept a secret until announced at the Awards Presentation.

It is the responsibility of entrants to make their products available for collection ex-cold store, by 6th January 2020. Collections are staggered, you will be notified between 6th– 17thJanuary of the collection date.

The results of the consumer panels and the decisions of the foodservice judging panel will be final and no discussion will be entered into.

The organisers do not accept any responsibility for loss of any entry.

The Awards Ceremony will take place at the Federation’s Gala Dinner Dance on Thursday, 11th June 2020 at the Hilton on Park Lane, London, with tickets sold on a ‘first come – first served’ basis.

Receipt of entry and payment will constitute acceptance of the terms and conditions and no refunds can be made.

Please ensure you meet the terms and conditions before submitting your entry as we regret that refunds cannot be made for those failing to meet entry requirements.