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Plant-Based Taste Awards 2024

Now in its fourth year, the Plant-Based Taste Awards, are back again to celebrate more flavour and incredible innovation across the whole international plant-based food and drink industry.


The Plant-Based Taste Awards boast a wide range of categories, ensuring there's a spot for every kind of plant-based innovation. From plant-based protein alternatives to dairy alternatives, there's a category for every product of the plant-based world.

NEW for 2024 - Enter once and have 2 chances of winning! Enter your product into a category, for your chance to win the overall group. Not only your chance to win the world's best 'Plant-based bacon' but also, the world's best 'plant-based protein'!

Being successfully shortlisted provides a hallmark of success that will prevail long after the awards ceremony and can highlight the contribution your company’s products and team are making to the plant-based industry. Successful companies receive more than just a status but a full comprehensive digital media pack, PR coverage and networking opportunities, find a full list of outcomes and benefits on our website.


Entering the Plant-Based Taste Awards is straightforward. Once open for entries you will find detailed information on entry requirements, deadlines, and the submission process. Our judges are hungry to taste what’s on the table this year!

    • Bacon

    • Burger

    • Chicken

    • Deli meat

    • Mince, fillet & pieces

    • Sausage

    • Seafood

    • Butter/spread

    • Cheese

    • Ice cream

    • Milk alternative

    • Yogurt

    • Chocolate

    • Confectionery

    • Dessert

    • Sweet bakery

    • Sweet snack

    • Pie/pastry

    • Savoury bakery

    • Savoury snack

    • Beverage

    • Convenience

    • Egg-based product

    • Foodservice solution 

    • Ready meal

    • Vegetable-based product

2024 Categories 

Click on the category groups below to view all the categories.

Winning Innovations

Newsletter updates

2023 Winners

Plant-Based Taste Awards 2023: Shortlist!

After our panel of experts tasted all this year's entries they selected these as the ones that stand out from the crowd. Read the full article at

    1. Complete the Enter Now form (please make sure to read over all the information before continuing)

    2. Once completed, you will be redirected to our payment portal (if you wish to enter via invoice)

    3. After payment is complete you will have access to our important information form regarding, storage, ingredients and cooking.

    4. Product shipping, please see our important dates section for shipping times and windows

    Once you have completed step 1 and completed payment. You will be required to submit your documentation, this information is required as soon as possible so please make sure to have it ready before entering.​

    Each standard entry costs £350 (+VAT). There is also a reduced rate of 40% (+VAT) for small businesses. Please contact for more information.

  • ​Each standard entry costs £350 (+VAT).  One entry is valid for one product submission. One product can be entered into multiple categories. 

    1 product entered into 3 categories = 3 entries

    3 products entered into 1 category = 3 entries 

    2 products entered into 2 categories = 4 entries


    We offer special discounts and offers for multiple product entries as well as product flavours and editions which are charged as separate entries.


    There is also a reduced rate of 40% (+VAT) for small businesses. Please contact for more information.

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  • The Plant-Based Taste Award requires product samples to be shipped to our judging location in the UK. Once you have entered you will receive important information regarding the sample delivery process and deadlines. We require the follow to complete your entry:

    • 6 sample-sized quantity of product for tasting*

    • documentation (single document with full product ingredient list, storage, cooking)

    • a company logo (for marketing only)

    • maximum of 3 high-resolution images (for marketing only)

    *additional communications will follow to confirm product sample size and portion control to avoid waste.

  • Products that are in prototype, packaging or testing stages are not eligible for this award scheme, products must be available for tasting and be approved for consumption.


    Products can be entered into multiple categories. 

  • Entry deadline - 1st Sept 2024
    Ambient sample delivery - TBC
    Chilled/frozen sample delivery - TBC

    Awards ceremony - Sign up for updates for an exciting announcement

  • + By entering the awards...

    By entering the Plant-Based Taste Awards you receive: 

    • FREE 1-year digital subscription package to our industry-leading magazines, FoodBev and The Plant Base.

    • Sign up to our industry-leading weekly FoodBev Media newsletters + our dedicated plant-based monthly newsletter.

    As a finalist...

    • Your entry showcased in our presentation as a finalist during the winners ceremony, presented in front of industry-leading experts, and influencers.

    • A digital certificate as a finalist.

    • Finalist’s logo and media pack to assist in showcasing your finalist status on your social media, website, email, packaging, and print materials.

    • An announcement of your business on social media to FoodBev’s 70,000+ followers.

    As a winner...

    • Winner’s category trophy & certificate 

    • Winner’s logo and media pack to assist in showcasing your win on your social media, website, email, packaging, and print materials.

    • FoodBev Awards bunting to showcase your winner status at events, office or store.

    • Photographed at winner's ceremony showcasing your win, and have images shared via our social media channels and website.

    • Your success will also be promoted as a dedicated top story on reaching our 15,000 unique monthly visitors.

    • A chance to be interviewed showcasing your win, video shared via our social media channels and website. 

    • Your winning entry published in our winner's article feature in our Plant Base magazine distributed to readers globally.​

    • Your winning entry published in our FoodBev Awards Winning Innovations publications, promoted at industry events and news sites.

Important Information 

Entry Open!

  • Add as many entries as you wish, you can select your categories after payment.

  • If you wish to use a discount or deal code, add this to the payment page.

  • After purchase, you will receive an invoice email & redirected to enter your documentation (failure to provide these may lead to disqualification).

  • Please read the full terms before continuing to payment

  • Please reach out to us for any questions or concerns

£350/per entry

The Plant-Based Taste Awards celebrate all aspects of taste in the plant-based sector. This award is a fantastic way to enhance your plant-based brand's promotion and ensure it gains global recognition. Entry deadline is the 1st September 2024

Winners Ceremony

Celebrate the best in plant-based cuisine with the Plant-Based Taste Awards. Our annual event recognizes the most innovative and delicious plant-based creations from around the world. Join us for the winners ceremony, where we'll unveil the top products of the year, and stay tuned for more details on this exciting event!

Sign-up for an exciting announcement soon.

Plant-Based Taste Awards 2023: Winners!

Find out who our judges selected as this year's winners, finalists and commended entries. Watch the full winners ceremony live stream on our social media. 

2024 Entry Open!
Entry open until 1st September 2024
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