The Judging Panel is responsible for managing the Awards process, and deciding on the winners of the various categories

The judges for the Awards are individuals with good knowledge of the industry and market trends in the region, in conjunction with the Editors at FoodWorld Media, the organisers of the Awards.


On receipt of the online applications, the panel use the set criteria to assign marks to each of the entries.

Where applicable, the judges may visit the facility to verify the particulars of the application.

The judges may also take face-to-face interviews or other means of communication for this purpose.

The top 3 entries for each of the categories will be shortlisted.

The shortlisted entries will then go for the final process to decide the winner.

The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into with any party after the announcement of the winners.

The winners are announced at the Awards Ceremony Gala Dinner.