We celebrate and recognise innovation in food, showcasing the finest local food producers in New Zealand

2018 Finalists Announced!


Congratulations to the 67 products who have been named finalists for the 2018 NZ Food Awards!

View the finalists here


Tickets for the 2018 NZ Food Awards Gala Dinner Available Now!


Treat yourself to a three course dinner, West End entertainment and find out who will take away the trophies at the NZ Food Awards Gala Dinner. A highlight on the industry calendar, this is your chance to join us as we celebrate the best of our food and beverage industry.

When booking tickets you can request to sit next to clients or other guests who are booking separately.

Purchase your tickets here

Key dates 2018

Entries open: 1 May
F&B Connect Regional Events: Throughout May
Entries close: COB 30 June
Judging: 10-13 July 2018
Gala Dinner 17 October


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Earn our mark

Available to finalists and category winners, these Quality Marks are a testament to the rigorous judging process all entrants go through to find those at the forefront of the industry. For those looking to grow their business, having a Quality Mark may be that extra point of difference to get your foot in the door and your product on the shelf.


View previous winners


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