Raising the profile of freefrom foods
within the industry and with the consumer

Sponsorship 2020

'We see a decent uplift in enquiries from people at the awards and consider our sponsorship definitely worth the investment.' Genon Laboratories, long term awards sponsors.

Benefits of sponsorship

• Take the lead in a rapidly growing sector of the food industry
• Raise the profile of your company with the people who really matter

 Sponsor’s logo to appear as an ad with a direct link to their site on all pages of the FreeFrom Food Awards website – 01/8/19 – 31/7/20

•  Sponsor’s name to appear on all printed and on line material detailing the awards and acknowledgement of sponsorship to appear in all media coverage (as far as is in our control) 01/09/19–30/6/20

• Sponsor to be acknowledged and thanked on an ongoing basis via all of our social media sites

• Two, three or four free invitations to the presentation party, depending on the category.

• An opportunity to present the winner of the category sponsored with their certificate, and to be photographed with them, at the presentations

•  Exposure at planned consumer and trade exhibitions 2019/20

Special Awards

• Retailer of the Year •
Sponsored for 2020 by Oakland International

An exciting category designed to reflect the significant role that the supermarkets have played in the development of 'freefrom'.

Sponsorship: £2,000

• FreeFrom Hero Award 2020 •
Sponsored for 2020 by Nairn's Oatcakes

We are seeking someone who has made a major contribution to freefrom, in no matter how humble a role. An excellent caring freefrom school cook, a café owner who really caters freefrom – all suggestions welcome.

Sponsorship: £2,000

• Winners Buffet 2020 •
Sponsored for 2020 by FREEE by Doves Farm

Sponsorship - £1,500-£2,000 - depending on the cost of the winning products!

1. Innovation Award
Sponsored for 2020 by Food Matters Live

The judges will be looking for instances of exciting technical, gastronomic and even functional innovation in 'freefrom' food manufacture.

Sponsorship: £3,000

2. No Top 14
Sponsored by the Anaphylaxis Campaign

New category in 2017 to celebrate those products which have gone the extra 13 miles and include none of the top 14 allergens!

Sponsorship: £2,500

3. Best product from a start-up
Sponsored for 2020 by Tesco

A category designed to encourage small start-ups. We seek a sponsor who can also offer mentoring to the winner.

Sponsorship: £2,000

4. • NEW • FreeFrom Sinful foods!
Sponsored for 2020 by OF+ Consulting

All those wicked indulgences that freefrom-ers have been missing..... Waffles, dougnuts, sausage rolls, pies, eclairs, Magnums, custard tarts – and more....

Sponsorship: £1,750

5. • NEW • FreeFrom Artisan Foods
Sponsored for 2020 by Synergis Marketing

A category devoted to all of those wonderful artisan producers who have dedicated themselves to creating amazing foods without many of the major allergens.

Sponsorship: £1,750

6. Breakfast Foods
Sponsored for 2020 by Warburtons Glutenfree

  • Breakfast cereals
  • Breakfast baked goods

This is one of our ‘multiple product’ categories and offers the sponsor significantly more exposure and coverage than the single product awards.

Sponsorship: £2,000

7. Milk Product Alternatives

  • Lactose reduced cow's milk, goat, sheep, buffalo & camel
  • Plant based products

The recent growth in this sector we now feel justifies a category of its own including 'milk alternatives', spreads/butters, 'cheeses', yogurt and ice cream.

Sponsorship: £2,500

8. Breads
Sponsored for 2020 by Juvela

The most 'staple' of the staple products. Whole loaves and sliced breads, rolls, buns....
Breakfast breads, croissants etc will be put into Breakfast; sweet breads, tea breads etc into TeaTime!

Sponsorship: £1,500

9. Store cupboard
Sponsored for 2020 by Big Oz

Any store cupboard item, ambient, dried, or frozen, excluding pasta and pizza bases but including bread and cake mixes.
A very large and absolutely crucial category in freefrom.  Offers the sponsor more exposure and coverage than the single product awards.

Sponsorship: £3,000

10. Pasta and pizza
Sponsored for 2020 by SYNLAB

A vital part of any diet, freefrom or otherwise! Always a very popular category in freefrom. 

Sponsorship: £1,000

11. Snack bars
Sponsored for 2020 by Romer Labs

An essential item in every school lunch box, brief case, handbag and sports bag these days...
FreeFrom cereal bars, fruit bars, energy bars, nut bars, protein bars, grain free bars, raw bars, superfood bars and, no doubt, many more!

Sponsorship: £1,000

12.  Savoury Snacks and Crackers

Crisps, snacks and nuts to drink with those beers and crackers, to eat on their own or with cheese or dips.

Sponsorship: £2,000

13. • NEW • 'Down the Pub'
Sponsored for 2020 by Asda

Yes, gluten-free beer – but also any other ‘freefrom’ drinks that are found in a pub/bar/party....

Sponsorship: £2,000

14. 'Meaty' and 'fishy' ready-meals
Sponsored for 2020 by Delamere Dairy

Burgers, sausages, pies, pasties, soups and one-pot meals! Any meal that you can take out of the freezer, the fridge or the store cupboard – then heat up and enjoy in front of the telly! Great entries last year!

Sponsorship: £1,500

15. • NEW • Vegan snacks and meals idea

Anything from a vegan crisp or sausage roll... to a full meal.

Sponsorship: £1,750

16.  Foods designed for children
Sponsored for 2020 by Genius Gluten Free

One of our most popular categories, run for us each year by nutritionist Christine Bailey and judged by a very enthusiastic team of 6 – 16-year-olds!

Sponsorship: £1,500

17.  Tea Time

Combining the very traditional 'freefrom' cake and biscuit categories, 'TeaTime' offers the sponsor more exposure and coverage than the single product awards.

Sponsorship: £2,000

18. Dessert and puddings

A very successful category bringing together every kind of dessert and pudding from Sticky toffee pudding to coconut cream, including seasonal desserts – such as Christmas pud!

Sponsorship: £2,000

19.  Confectionery – chocolate and sweets
Sponsored for 2020 by Wellaby's

We are looking for everything from everyday chocolate and candy bars to gift confectionery, seasonal confectionery (Christmas and Easter), low sugar/sugar free confectionery and any other sort of 'freefrom' confectionery that we have not thought of!

Sponsorship: £1,500

20. FreeFrom Gifts

Anything and everything freefrom - as long as it would make a good gift!

Sponsorship: £1,500

If you have any queries or would like to talk to us about the project email Michelle or Cressida or call on (44) 20 7722 2866.