Best Free From


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.

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



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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 bring your products and what you’ll need to include.

Product judging will take place during 29th / 30th / 31st August 2023.

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 Wednesday 23rd August.
Chilled / frozen products – as soon as possible from Monday 14th to Wednesday 23rd August (shelf life permitting). If shelf life is an issue, please have your products to us by 9.00am on Tuesday 29th August.
Fresh products – by 9.00am on Thursday 31st August if shelf life doesn’t permit earlier delivery.

What to send
For each Free From product you’ve entered please send 3 samples of that product for the judging process. (i.e 3 bottles of beer, 3 packets of sausages, 3 individual pork pies, 3 jars of pickle, 3 tubs of ice cream 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 Deliciouslyorkshire 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 9.30am. 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 /