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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 the Best Plant-Based Meat Alternative to Best Dairy Alternative, there's a category for every product of the plant-based world.


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 below.


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

Plant-based bacon

Plant-based beverage

Plant-based breakfast product

Plant-based burger

Plant-based cheese

Plant-based chicken

Plant-based chocolate

Plant-based confectionery

Plant-based convenience/ on-the-go product

Plant-based deli product

Plant-based dessert

Plant-based ice cream

Milk alternative

Plant-based ready meal

Plant-based sausage

Plant-based savoury snack

Plant-based seafood

Plant-based whole-cut product

2024 categories announced soon!

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2023 Winners

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. 

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.

  • All products entered must have been launched/created/rebranded within the last 3 years.


    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. 

  • The winners will be announced during Plant Based World Expo Europe, in a special awards ceremony hosted by FoodBev Media.

    Entry deadline - 24th Sept 2023
    Ambient sample delivery - 11th Sept - 6th Oct 2023
    Chilled/frozen sample delivery - 2nd - 13th Oct

    Shortlist announcement - 19th Oct 2023
    Awards ceremony - 15th Nov 2023

  • + 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 worth £98.

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

    • FREE entry to our post-show digital networking f&b webinar.

    As a finalist...

    • Your entry showcased in our presentation as a finalist during the Plant Based World Expo 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 Plant Based World Expo 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 150,000 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.​

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 24th September 2023

Join us @Plant Based World Expo Europe

This year Plant Based World Expo is moving to ExCeL London, where you can discover innovative plant-based products, hear from industry leaders and pioneers, and connect with the right people from the trade including retailers, caterers, investors, buyers and distributors. Plus, you'll be the first to sample mouth-watering plant-based food from ground-breaking international companies.

The ceremony will take place at Plant Based World Expo Europe, ExCeL London 4:00pm at the Pulse Theatre.

2024 Dates Announced Soon!
Find out who won in 2023 >
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