NOSH Best of 2020 Awards

NOSH’s annual Best Of awards honor companies, brands, individuals, products, ideas and trends from across the dynamic and ever-changing natural food landscape.

For the first time, the NOSH Best Of awards are accepting nominations for 2020. A nomination guarantees the person, company or product submitted is considered for the category chosen by the nominator. All nominations will be categorized and published on once the application period closes.

Products that qualify for the NOSH Best Of Awards include natural, organic, sustainable or healthy CPG food products; note that produce, ingredients, or non-packaged meat and seafood products will not be considered. For product or campaign submissions, they must have been launched AFTER July 1, 2019 to be considered.


Categories Open for 2020 Nominations:

Brand of the Year & Person of the Year
Reserved for companies and individuals whose work throughout the year has created lasting, substantial, positive change through innovation and high quality

Rising Stars
Companies whose work has great potential to shift or open categories, create new ideas about products or brands, and have shown growth that indicates they will have an enduring presence in the industry.

Best New Products
Lines or SKUs that have been introduced in the previous year that have at least one outstanding quality in terms of taste, design, cause, formulation, or that generate interest over their disruptive potential.

Best Packaging
The brand or product with innovative package design that stands out amongst the rest on shelf, which can include either a new product on the market or a brand that has undergone a major packaging refresh

Best Marketing Campaign
Awarded to the company that broke through the noise with its marketing campaign which grabbed the attention of both consumers and industry peers

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can submit a nomination?
You may submit a nomination for you own company/product or a company/product you find deserving.

How many nominations can I submit?
You may submit as many nominations as you’d like.

I represent an agency. Can I nominate my client(s)?
Agencies may submit nominations for any/all of their clients. We kindly request that you create one submission per company that you are submitting for.

Can I nominate a line extension or updated product for an award?
Yes, as long as it was introduced after July 1, 2019, new or updated products will be considered.

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Nomination Rules & Fees

Each nomination will be charged a fee to help cover the cost of the awards program. Subscribers receive a $50 discount per submission.

Nomination Fees:

Non-subscriber fee: $149 / entry
Subscriber fee: $99 / entry (NOTE: agencies who are subscribers maybe submit for their clients at the discounted rate)

Nomination Deadline: Friday, November 20

Terms and Conditions:
No refunds will be granted for incorrect entries, wrong categories or if your nomination is not selected. The finalists and winners will be chosen by the BevNET/NOSH staff and a nomination only guarantees consideration. Finalists and winners are determined by BevNET/NOSH and all decisions are final.

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