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  • sofi Award Season is Here!

    Russell Kolody

    Welcome to the 2022 sofi Awards, the 50th Anniversary honoring creativity and great taste in the specialty food industry!

    Some important dates to remember:

    ·       Online entries ($105 per entry) for the 2022 Awards will remain open until March 31.

    ·       Product entries will be accepted at Rutgers Food Innovation Center from until April 8.

    ·       Judging for the 2022 sofi Awards will begin on April 12 and run through April 29.

    What’s new in 2022:

    ·       We’ve simplified our award levels to Gold and New Product.

    ·       You spoke, we listened!  We’ve broken out additional categories for this year’s Awards.  The following are stand-alone categories…Barbecue Sauce*Hot Sauce*Meat and Poultry*Seafood*Olive Oils*Nut and Other Oils*Vinegars.

    ·       The 2022 Product of the Year and New Product of the Year Awards will be announced live at the 2022 Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City.

    Key member and product eligibility rules to keep in mind:

    You must be a member in good standing of the Specialty Food Association.


    ·       2022 membership dues must be paid in full.

    ·       Entries in the New Product category must have been introduced to the U.S. market after February 28, 2021 and before February 28, 2022.

    ·       Products competing in all categories must be selling in the U.S. market no later than February 28, 2022.

    ·       All product entries must be ready for sale. Mock-ups and products still in R&D phase will not be accepted.


    If you have any additional questions or need further assistance, please reach out to us at sofiawards@specialtyfood.com





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