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The 2017 sofi Awards entry period has closed. Winners were announced April 19 2017. See them here.

 

Stay Tuned! Product of The Year will be announced at the Summer Fancy Food Show 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

  1. Entries open February 1st at sofiawards.com
  2. Click “enter now” in the menu
  3. Log in using your specialtyfood.com username and password
  4. Create a new entry and complete the form between February 1st and 24th
  5. Check out

STEP 2: SUBMIT PAYMENT

Fees are $95 per entry.

  1. Pay by credit or debit card
  2. Print invoice
  3. There is NO refund once payment is submitted

STEP 3: SUBMIT PRODUCT SAMPLES

  1. Ship product samples starting February 21st. Deadline is March 3rd. 
  2. Be sure to include the invoice with your product samples.
  3. Send enough of your product for 15 small tasting samples for judging. About two packages/jars/boxes should be sufficient.
  4. 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.