The 2017 sofi Awards entry period has closed. Winners will be announced in April 2017.
Entering your product for consideration in the 2017 sofi Awards is a three-step process:
Step 1: Complete online entry
Step 2: Submit payment
Step 3: Send product samples
STEP 1: COMPLETE ONLINE ENTRY
- Entries open February 1st at sofiawards.com
- Click “enter now” in the menu
- Log in using your specialtyfood.com username and password
- Create a new entry and complete the form between February 1st and 24th
- Check out
STEP 2: SUBMIT PAYMENT
Fees are $95 per entry.
- Pay by credit or debit card
- Print invoice
- There is NO refund once payment is submitted
STEP 3: SUBMIT PRODUCT SAMPLES
- Ship product samples starting February 21st. Deadline is March 3rd.
- Be sure to include the invoice with your product samples.
- Send enough of your product for 15 small tasting samples for judging. About two packages/jars/boxes should be sufficient.
- Ship samples to the following address:
Specialty Food Association
Attn: sofi Awards
136 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10016
If your product is shelf-stable:
Ship samples to arrive February 21 – March 3
If your product is perishable:
Ship samples to arrive February 27 – March 3
Clearly mark on the exterior of the box:
PERISHABLE. Keep FROZEN or Keep REFRIGERATED
So we can ensure your samples are kept in professional-grade freezers and refrigerators at the SFA office.