Food and drink awards
Category: Food and drink
The prestigious Academy of Chocolate Awards sought to identify, recognise and showcase the world’s most talented chocolate producers and finest chocolates.
The Asia-Pacific Bean-to-Bar and Craft Chocolatier Competition celebrates the work of craft chocolate makers creating chocolate bars from traceable fine cacao, and craft chocolatiers using chocolate with an identifiable and traceable cacao source. By helping to promote traceable chocolate, we aim to support the work of cacao farmers producing fine cacao and create a more sustainable market for high-end specialty cacao.
Australia’s Best Pie and Pastie Competition judges will be put to the test to establish during three days of competition, who has Australia’s Best Pie and Australia’s Best Pastie.
The Australian Drinks Awards recognises, encourages, promotes and celebrates excellence in the Australian drinks industry. The Australian Drinks Awards have grown to become the premier event for honouring achievement and innovation in the Australian liquor industry.
Conducted by Melbourne Royal®, the Australian Food Awards (AFA) inspire and celebrate excellence in food production. The Australian Food Awards presents producers large and small with the chance to benchmark their products their credentials in the Australian premium food industry.
The China Wine & Spirits CWSA Best Value Awards is the biggest & most prestigious wine & spirits competition in China. ALL 100 the Judges are carefully selected for being the top BUYERS of wines and spirits for this market and are importers, distributors, retailers and sommeliers’. Wines and spirits enter from 55 countries and are ‘blind tasted’. Suitable for wines and spirits already selling in the market, and also those wanting to sell to China.
The annual delicious. Harvey Norman Produce Awards unearths and champions Australia’s best primary and artisan food producers. Since 2005, the produce awards has been at the forefront of recognising the unsung heroes behind our top chefs and restaurateurs – Australia’s finest producers – and educating readers and consumers why it’s so important to #knowyourproducer.
The Drink Easy Awards are a celebration of Australian drinks and the culture that surrounds brewing, distilling and fermenting. The awards bring together all streams of beverage creation in Australia to reward those at the apex of their craft. It is an egalitarian award aimed at elevating collections of drinks that represent not only the notion of ‘high quality’ but the development and creativity found within their community.
Each year apprentice bakers and pastry cooks from all over Australia compete for the prestigious national title Excellence in Baking. The State Finalists will compete at the Baking Industry Trade Show in Melbourne for the coveted role and the official announcement of National Winners will be made at the Excellence in Baking Awards Night or better known as A Night with the Champions!!
The Fine Food Australia Best New Product Awards recognise the most exciting and innovative products in the Australian marketplace.
The Foodtech Innovations Awards recognizes the most innovative proposals that offer a disruptive approach to Customer Experience or Management. Innovative business models or technology that can make a change in the food sector.
Sydney Markets Fresh Awards are a platform for encouraging and recognising best practice and innovations in fresh produce and flower growing and retailing. Fresh Awards program and gala awards event are an opportunity to showcase heroes within the NSW and ACT fresh produce industry who excel at their profession.
The Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards celebrate food and drinks and will be presented to the Best New Restaurant, Best New Talent, Restaurant Personality of the Year as well as the ultimate accolade in Australian dining, Restaurant of the Year.
The HK International Wine and Spirit Competition recognises and rewards the very best in the wine & spirits industry, leading people to better drinks experiences.
The International Spirits Challenge (ISC) is the most authoritative, respected and influential spirits competition in the world. The ISC is the premier event in promoting outstanding quality spirits from across the globe. The competition is founded on a rigorous and independent judging process, which serves to encourage the high calibre of spirits, designs and campaigns entered into the competition each year. Receiving thousands of entries from nearly 70 countries worldwide makes the ISC a truly global competition. It is supported by many of the world's leading spirits producers as the international standard for quality and excellence.
The IWSC Awards set the international benchmark for quality, standing out in the crowded world of drinks awards with hundreds of global experts – including buyers, producers, distillers, sommeliers, distributors and influencers – judging wines and spirits throughout the year.
One of the largest programs of its kind, The Melbourne Royal® Australian Food Awards inspire and celebrate excellence in food production. The Awards provide an essential benchmarking opportunity for commercial food producers of all sizes, from boutique small volume to large-scale commercial production. The Awards have a long and rich history, beginning with the foundation of the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria in the 1870s. Evolving considerably since, they now include categories for Bread and Baked Goods, Chocolate and Confectionery, Dairy, Meat and Smallgoods, and Sweet and Savoury Preserves.
The Plant-Based Taste Awards, are a celebration of flavour and innovation across the plant-based food and drink industry.
The PROOF Awards Double-Blind Tasting Competition and The Total Package Competition are powered by Food and Beverage Magazine. The competition is unique in that every single judge is a buyer. All judges, hailing from across the United States, have the power of purchasing your brand.
The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards is the most important and influential design competition for food and beverage spaces worldwide. It recognises and celebrates the world's most creative spaces and the people behind them.
Founded in 2000, the San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the oldest and largest competition of its kind. Earning a medal from the organization not only helps brands enter and stand out in the U.S. and international markets but is a critical next step for any producer to earn recognition in the industry and with consumers.
The SIP Awards stands apart as the only internationally recognized consumer judging spirits competition. Catering to the opinions and palates of the discerning public, the SIP Awards presents a unique, spirit judging competition, unaffected by industry bias. This pragmatic and refreshing model of evaluation provides an honest stage for feedback and recognition where top brands showcase their achievements.
The South Australian Premier's Food and Beverage Industry Awards are your opportunity to celebrate and share your success with your team, your customers and your industry. Winners and finalists use the awards as a point of difference and a powerful recommendation for their products in domestic and export markets. The program also offers entrants, finalists and winners exclusive opportunities to develop your sales networks through the Retail Ready Program.
The Australian International Olive Awards (AIOA) is one of the newest and most comprehensive olive oil and table olive competitions in the world. Its aim is to professionally judge extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), flavoured olive oils and table olives from around the globe, uncover those with the highest quality and flavour and then award them medals and trophies in recognition of excellence. This competition is a national industry organisation-owned event. It is run by the industry for the industry. Its only purpose is simply to promote and celebrate quality extra virgin olive oil, flavoured olive oil and table olive production, and to nurture growers and producers to improve and further develop that quality.
Since The Official Great Aussie Pie Competition began in 1989 it has provided an official industry backed endorsement of the greatest pies and sausage rolls in the country. While establishing pride and passion among bakers, and forming an industry benchmark for excellence in the art of pie making.
Each year the Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania (RAST) hosts the annual Royal Tasmanian Fine Food Awards. This event brings many judges from all over Australia (local and interstate), together to find our country’s best produce. Established in 1995, our Fine Food Awards is one of the most respected and longest running food awards in Australia.
Ultimate Spirits Challenge’s mission is to create and establish a new and higher standard of evaluation for spirits that provides accurate, meaningful and useful results in recognizing and promoting the quality of beverage alcohol products. It accomplishes this by the integrity of its people and approach, its innovative and exacting methodology, and through the credibility of its results.
The World Beverage Innovation Awards, in association with Braubeviale, are designed to celebrate excellence and innovation across every category of the global beverage industry.
The World Coffee Innovation Awards have launched to celebrate the gamechangers and trendsetters who have elevated coffee as we know it. From beans and pods to equipment and speciality drinks, the Awards recognise innovations that push the industry forward and make us thirst for our daily caffeine fix!
The World Dairy Innovation Awards, in association with Zenith Global, are a celebration of innovation and excellence across every category of the international dairy industry.
The World Drinks Awards are the global awards recognising spirit drinks and the many styles within these categories. There are two separate strands to these awards – one is for taste and the other is for design excellence.
The World Food Innovation Awards are a highly anticipated event in the food and beverage industry, recognizing the world’s top inventors and pioneers.
The World Plant-Based Innovation Awards are a celebration of innovation and excellence across the plant-based food and drink industry. 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.
N.B: Please keep in mind that awards programs regularly shift their dates. New awards programs open up regularly. Established awards programs can cease running with little notice. While we endeavour to keep this list as up-to-date as possible, we can’t guarantee 100% accuracy.