Rules of Entry

• Products that have been on the market and in foodservice from January 2019 to the closing date of the 2020 PEA’s are eligible to be entered.
• Products previously entered into the Product Excellence Awards are eligible to re-enter.
• Products at development stage are not eligible to be entered.
• Smaller equipment (eg beverage making and dispense, crockery, tableware, cutlery, glassware and food preparation items) will be required to be delivered to the judging venue for testing by the judges.
• There is no limit to the number of entries per company.
• The equipment does not have to be a brand new launch (see dates above).
• Awards for equipment will go to the manufacturer.
• Food and Drink products entered must be for human consumption.
• Food and Drink products must be provided in foodservice packaging for the judging no later than the dates listed here.
• Details of where and how to send samples for the judging are listed here, you will receive a reminder closer to the judging.
• Please advise which specific product you wish to be judges, ranges of products will not be judged
• The organisers undertake to prepare products for tasting according to the printed instructions on the packs / or instructions provided by the supplier
• It is the duty of the manufacturer to supply full cooking instructions with each product sample sent for judging.
• The organisers reserve the right to change the categories and the judging panel without notice to the entrants.
• The organiser reserves the right to accept or reject entries.
• The decision of the judging panel is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
• It is a condition of entry that all entrants will be bound by these rules.
• Incomplete entries will be penalised by the judges