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World Plant-Based Innovation Awards 2024

The World Plant-Based Innovation Awards, are a celebration of innovation and excellence across the plant-based food and drink industry. Specifically focusing on manufacturing and production of the plant-based sector, including the innovative final products shaping the future of food. 

FoodBev Award’s long-established expertise in managing and presenting food and beverage awards makes this award a fantastic way to enhance your plant-based brand's promotion and ensure it gains global recognition for its innovation.

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.

Best Product 

  • Plant-based beverage

  • Plant-based chocolate

  • Plant-based condiment

  • Plant-based convenience product

  • Dairy alternative

  • Plant-based dessert/confectionery

  • Plant-based functional product

  • Plant-based meat

  • Plant-based protein

  • Plant-based seafood

  • Plant-based snack

Best Innovation

  •  NEW  Health innovation

  •  NEW  Ingredient innovation

  •  NEW  Technology innovation

Best Business 

  • CSR/sustainability initiative

  • Marketing campaign

  • New/start-up business

  • Packaging design

  •  NEW  Foodservice initiative

2024 Categories Announced Soon!
World Plant-Based Innovation Awards 2023: Winners!

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

    1. Complete the Enter Now form 

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

    3. After payment is complete you will have access to our online entry submission form

    Once you have completed the first entry details form, you will receive an email with information for the next steps, allowing you to pick up where you left off without resubmitting step 1. This email also includes the link to complete your entry submission.

    Each standard entry costs £250 (+VAT). There is also a reduced rate of 40% (+VAT) for small businesses. Please contact for more information.

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  • ​Each standard entry costs £250 (+VAT).  One entry is valid for one 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.

    Checkout Help & FAQ >

  • All entries are judged on the information you provide, no product samples are required for this award scheme. To ensure consistency and validity we ask that you provide:

    • a 400-word maximum description of your product/entry

    • a company logo

    • maximum of 3 high-resolution images

    • (Optional) Supporting Documents. This can be in the form of a video link or a link to studies and supporting documents, please provide links to documents in your 400-word description.

      TIP  Please communicate clearly how your product is genuinely innovative, introduces new concepts, offers added value, and has a market impact. 

  • All products entered must have been launched/created/rebranded within the last 14 months. Products that are not yet in the market can still be entered as long as they are in their prototype/packaging stage by the closing date of this scheme. Products can be entered into multiple categories. 

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

    Entry details must be submitted no later than - 30th July 2023

    Entry deadline - 30th July 2023

    Winners ceremony - Thursday 7th September, 3:15pm at the Learning Garden Theater.

  • + By entering the awards...

    By entering the World Plant-based Innovation 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 

Judging Panel 2023

2023 Winners

Newsletter updates

2024 dates announced soon!
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Our Sponsors 

Our sponsors enable us to host exclusive awards ceremonies that offer a memorable and personal experience. We would like to say a huge thank you to all of our partners for their continued support.

Platinum Sponsor

BOTINKIT, named after "Robot in Kitchen", is a food-tech start-up based in Shenzhen, China. Founded in 2021, our company is creating the first robot-based digital food ecosystem in the world. With this ecosystem, we are able to provide an all-in-one solution to both customers and growing restaurants via our BOTINKIT robots, BOTINKIT GALLERY and BOTINKIT BOTA.

Gold Sponsor

Green Boy is at the forefront of the plant-based Food Transition or, as we would like to call it, the plant-based Food Reformation. We supply the highest quality of plant-based NON-GMO and Organic food ingredients to actively bring innovation, health and sustainability into the food space on a global scale and lessen the dependence on meat, fish and dairy consumption. We are experts in executing long-term, large-volume contracts and ensure a flawless supply chain management of your ingredients in a cost-effective way. Our customers, ranging from multinationals to emerging start-ups, utilizing our ingredients in the plant-based meals of the future..

Join us @Plant Based World North America 

Plant Based World Expo is the only 100% plant-based event in the U.S. designed exclusively for food service professionals, retailers, distributors, buyers, brokers and non-profits. Plant Based World Expo connects and empowers businesses within the global supply network to successfully develop, source and distribute plant-based products.

Entry Closed

  • 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 entry bio, images and logos (failure to provide these may lead to disqualification).

  • Please reach out to us for any questions or concerns.

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Enter via proforma invoice >

£250/per entry

Now in its fourth year, The World Plant-Based Innovation Awards, are a celebration of innovation and excellence across the plant-based food and drink industry.

Entry closes 30th July 2023.

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