2019 Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards

Kiwi food and drink producers are invited to submit their entries for the 2019 Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards, which will be judged in March.


The awards – which celebrate Kiwis who harvest, grow and make food and drinks – were first held in 2017. Over two years of the awards a team of specialist judges have assessed almost 350 products, awarding 130 products with an Outstanding NZ Food Producer Award which allows the products to wear a medal sticker as an independent endorsement of its quality.


The awards are: Outstanding NZ Food Producer Supreme Champion, Farro Earth Champion , Emerson’s Dairy Champion, Water Champion, , ra Wines Paddock Champion.

Special awards are: NZ Life & Leisure Spirt of New Zealand Award, Outstanding Sustainability,  FMCG Business Outstanding New Product, Label & Litho Outstanding Packaging, Fresh.co.nz Outstanding Drink, Outstanding Free-From Product and Outstanding Startup Producer. 


New Zealand producers harvesting, growing and making food which is available for retail sale are encouraged to enter the awards online at outstandingfoodproducer.nz by Monday 25 February 2019. https://outstandingfoodproducer.nz/entry-form/ Judging is held on Saturday 9 March.


Feedback is available for all entries and Marvellous Marketing will host a number of Winner Events around New Zealand between April and September 2019 that will showcase champion,  gold and silver medallists. These awards are supported by media partners: NZ Life & Leisure, thisnzlife.co.nz, Coast FM, NZME, FMCG Business and Fresh.co.nz.


Any questions please contact kathie@marvellousmarketing.co.nz or 021 275 9908