Best Free From


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Kindly sponsored by: Holler Marketing

This is a broad category that can include food that addresses a specific dietary requirement such as gluten free or dairy free. Please only enter products that have been specifically designed / intended for these markets.

Please note that the entry fee is per product entered in this category. Entries close at 5pm on Wednesday 31st July 2024. 

Please refer to the information further down this page regarding the deadline for sending your products to us for judging, and where to send them.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are shortlisted, your certificate will be printed using the company name and product name exactly as you have written them below. Please take particular care when completing these sections of the entry form.


Please enter product names on separate lines
Please read the Entry Requirements for this award further down this page, and acknowledge that you have understood them.
Full terms and conditions for entrants can be found on our Taste Awards Terms & Conditions page.
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What you’ll need to know for submitting your entries

Below is some information about the judging process, including how, when and where to send your products and what you’ll need to include.

Product judging will take place during 3rd / 4th / 5th September 2024.

When to send us your Free From products
Ambient products – please send your products as soon as possible after you have submitted your entry form. Products must be received no later than Friday 16th August.
Chilled / frozen products – deliver between Tuesday 27th and Friday 30th August (shelf life permitting). If shelf life is an issue, please contact us.
Fresh products – to be confirmed.

What to send
For each Free From product you’ve entered please send 4 samples of that product for the judging process. (i.e 4 bottles of beer, 4 packets of sausages, 4 individual pork pies, 4 jars of pickle, 4 x 500ml tubs of ice cream or equivalent etc).

At least one of these samples needs to include the whole packaging as it would be sold to the customer, so the judges can consider the design and suitability of the packaging should your entry progress to the Supreme Product stage.

Where to send your products
Ambient / chilled / frozen products:
FAO Allison Kane
The Deliciously Yorkshire Taste Awards
The Regional Agricultural Centre (offices next to Fodder)
Great Yorkshire Showground
(if your products are frozen or chilled please mark this on the box or let the person on reception know)

Fresh products
Please deliver on the day of judging to the Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Show Ground, HG28NZ. All entries need to be with us before 9.00am. The judging timetable for fresh products will be confirmed in due course.

Please note: Late entries will not be able to be included in the judging.

For any other questions please contact Allison on 01423 546200 / 07572640754 /