What are the key dates I need to Know?

  • Open for entries: 14 June 2021
  • Deadline for nominations: 13 August 2021
  • Deadline for online polling: 3 September 2021
  • Judging day: 7 September 2021
  • Finalists announced: 10 September 2021
  • Awards Ceremony: 19 November 2021

Who can enter?

There are awards for individuals, the Supply Chain, Retail Excellence and for Business Excellence including service providers.  If you are involved in any part of the of the fresh produce industry, be it fruit and veg or cut flowers and plants, you need to enter these prestigious awards and showcase your achievements, brands and company to a captive audience on one glittering night.  Entering is really easy and our guidelines will ensure that you have the best chance of winning.

See the guidelines

Who are the Judges?

Some of the members of the FPC Board are judges of the FPC Fresh Awards. They are a dedicated team of non-executive directors from across the fresh produce sector providing a comprehensive representation of the membership.  They are elected and co-opted in line with the FPC Articles of Association. The Board operates in an advisory capacity and generously supports the executive team in its aims and achievements. See who they judges are.

See the judges

How can I get there?

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Where can I stay?

We have negotiated special rates at a number of nearby hotels. Book here using the event code fpc21

Do I need to be a member to enter?

Entry is open to all companies in the fresh produce sector whether they are a member of FPC or not.

How much does it cost you to enter?

Entry is free.

Can I enter the same project into more than 1 category?

You can only enter the project into one category. But you can enter as many categories with different entries as you wish.

Can I submit an entry from another Awards?

Entry is strictly via the FPC Fresh Awards website. However, if you have entered your project in another awards this still can be entered here.

If we are not shortlisted will we receive feedback?

The judges do not provide feedback on why entries were not shortlisted.

Who can I talk to if I need more information about my entry?

If you have any queries please contact Cristina Melenchon, cristina@freshproduce.org.uk, 01733 405791

Are entry forms and the information provided kept confidential?

The entry forms are kept safe by FPC however, please do not provide information that you do not wish to make public.

What is the dress code?

The dress code for the FPC Fresh Awards is black tie.

Who do I notify about dietary requirements?

Once you have booked your table/places we will ask you to supply details of your guests. When you upload these into the system you can tell us about any dietary requirements required.

What's included in my table booking?

Your booking of a table of 10 includes:

  • Pre-dinner drinks
  • 3 course meal
  • Unlimited house wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Coffee and petits fours

How do I book a table?

All table and seat bookings are taken online. Book your place

What time do the Awards take place?

06.15 Pre-dinner drinks reception and entertainment
19.15 Dinner
21.30 Awards presentation
22.30 Bar & dancing
12.00 Carriages




19 Nov

Old Billingsgate, London

1 Old Billingsgate Walk (Riverside, 16 Lower Thames St, London EC3R 6DX

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