Who is eligible?

To be eligible to enter, businesses must:

  • Have started to trade on or before 1 April 2021.
  • Be based within Wales

The judging Process

Entry into the Wales F&D Awards has been designed to be as simple as possible.

Applications are to be received by 5pm on 8th April

Following receipt of entries, the judges will draw up a shortlist of a minimum of three finalists for each award.

The shortlist will be announced on the 13th April 2022. Shortlisted companies will then be invited to a virtual interview during the week of the 25th April 2022 by the panel of judges (which will also include the category judge and an independent judge). The interviews will be the process by which the winner of each category is chosen.  The judging panel can be found here .

The interview should take no longer than 15 minutes. A 5-minute presentation and 10 minutes of Q&A. No computer aids are allowed.

The decision of the judges is final regarding all categories for the Wales Food and Drink Awards.

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