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Food & Drink Awards

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Food & Drink Awards

LUXlife is happy to announce the return of the Food and Drink Awards 2023. Now in its eighth consecutive year, this exciting programme aims to commend standout companies, brands, and products across the international food and beverage industries.

The Food and Drink Awards 2023 will shine a light on those embracing developments and paving the way forward for the industry. From food trucks to meal kits, plant-based food to chocolatiers, this industry is expansive. Whether you serve a signature cuisine, produce an innovative new product, or cater to a unique market, the Food and Drink Awards 2023 presents a fantastic opportunity to establish your business through our international platform.

With the competitive nature of the food and drink industry, demonstrating your success is vital. Innovation is key, as is the ability to adapt and embrace emerging trends such as sustainable food production and plant-based alternatives. As consumer ideals evolve, developments in the AgTech field are advancing the efficiency of food production and changing the global food market. In such a rapidly evolving industry, we at LUXlife wish to celebrate and recognise the hardworking individuals who’s work over the past 12 months has contributed to this transformation.

The Food and Drink Awards 2023 aims to highlight deserving companies, brands, and products from across the international food and beverage market. Year-on-year the industry continues to grow its market value with popular segments such as confectionary and snacks, and experts predict continued positive expansion for the foreseeable. After all, this industry plays a vital role in everyday nutrition and is simultaneously influenced by emerging dietary and cultural trends. Therefore, now is the perfect time to celebrate the diligent companies who drive this dynamic industry forwards!

With the industry expanding and encouraging the launch of more companies each year, attracting new consumers is critical. This is a revolutionary sector where each new development and innovation can change the landscape. So, whether you’re incorporating modern technologies, turning to sustainable production methods, or revolutionising the industry in other ways, we at LUXlife wish to highlight all your efforts. Those who take part in the Food and Drink Awards 2023 will have the opportunity to establish themselves as award-winning organisations, thereby demonstrating their business’ many accomplishments and drawing new consumer interest.

As in each of our award programmes, the Food and Drink Awards 2023 welcomes third-party and self-nominations. Our process also utilises LUXlife’s in-house research team to analyse and assess potential awardees upon the bases of merit and quality, regardless of size or location. As a merit-based programme, we can proudly state that all nominees are judged objectively and that multiple votes are not required in order for a company to be successful.

The Food and Drink Awards 2023 is open to every specialism across the global food and beverage market, so if you know of a business that you believe deserves to be recognised for its success, then please do not hesitate to submit a nomination. We wish all nominees the best of luck!

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We invite you to have a direct hand in celebrating excellence. Participate in the prestigious process of honouring the elite in luxury by nominating your favourites. Your voice contributes to the recognition of innovation, artistry, and the highest standards of quality that our awards represent.

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See Previous Winners

Get a glimpse into the exceptional individuals and organizations that have previously been honoured with our awards. This archive is not only a celebration of past triumphs but also serves as a source of inspiration, setting the bar for future aspirants looking to leave their mark in the realm of luxury and excellence. Explore the legacy of success and the stories behind the victories that have shaped our prestigious history.

Frequently Asked

When did LUXlife launch?

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Today, LUXlife is one of AI Global Media’s most popular standalone publications but it launched as a bi-product of the luxury lifestyle sections from two of our flagship brands, Acquisition International & Wealth & Finance. In this respect, we’ve been active in the Lifestyle Sector since 2010; however, as demand for this type of coverage increased, we made the decision, in 2015, to separate the content and launch LUXlife, as an independent brand.


Who nominated me?

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A large part of the nomination process is driven by LUXlife, we spend a great deal of time identifying potentially suitable candidates within their appropriate markets. A publisher-cast nomination doesn’t hold any more weight than a self, or third-party nomination, they all filter through to the research stage in the same manner. If you didn’t self-nominate the nomination will have come from either a third-party vote via our online voting form or, by us the publisher. We run the nomination process via our website entirely anonymously, prohibiting us to provide specific details. Tried and tested over the years, response rates are always higher this way. As we operate in this manner, we run a very rigorous filtering system and do not directly link the number of votes received with success. We store encrypted versions of the IP address associated with the nomination, allowing us to track unusual behaviour.


I’ve accepted the nomination, what happens next?

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Once a nomination is accepted, the organisation will be moved on to our shortlist. Shortlisted parties are encouraged to submit supporting materials via our optional questionnaire. This is the perfect opportunity to put forward any specifics you’d like our judging panel to take into consideration before they undertake extensive research for up to 8 weeks.


Who makes the final decision?

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We have an entirely unbiased internal panel. It consists of an international, collective of individuals, with backgrounds from a myriad of fields, such as business, economy, politics, media, journalism, history and education. The panel is led by a veteran academic leader with international pedagogic and coaching experience who is well versed in research, fact-checking and mediation; allowing the panel to operate with efficacy and dependability.


When’s the ceremony?

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We do not gather our winners together to present the news. We’re a little bit too new-media for that! All announcements are made digitally, online and across our network. Hosting events and celebration dinners is an expense we’d rather our clients not entertain. We’d much rather keep the cost of our services and products low, so our winners can choose to spend money on marketing that generates real-world value.


So, what happens if I do win?

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You get to select the level of coverage that suits you and we set to work to prepare all the relevant elements in time for our public announcement. Our main coverage takes the form of a digital winner’s magazine, but we also offer physical trophies, certificates and varied online packages offering social media exposure. We have a highly experienced editorial and production department who will guide you through this process and give you full control over your eventual coverage.


What are the costs?

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There are no obligatory costs in accepting a nomination or winning a LUXlife award. In fact, to demonstrate our commitment to this, all our winners are offered a free of charge promotional package. Our company policy will always remain, regardless of budget, our clients should always be able to leverage the value of the award and our seal of approval. We offer a variety of promotional opportunities to our winners. as we have an extensive network and we know, more than anyone, the wider business benefits from promoting industry awards. It’s important to highlight, all conversations pertaining commercial add-ons are conducted after winners are announced, so there is no possibility an organisation can influence any internal decisions, based on their appetite to spend on marketing; this remains our utmost concern.


Why does your email domain differ from your website domain?

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Because we send a large volume of emails, we separate our campaign email sends from our transactional ones. This structure helps to ensure a prompt and thorough response from one of our diligent team members. The sending email address will always be recognisable but please contact us via the address on this page if you have any concerns.


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