If you are or know a deserving Australian food artisan producer do not be shy to fill out the nomination form. You can also nominate a chef who closely works with local organic farmers.
A proud supporter of the Slow Food movement, VE + T Produce Awards reward agricultural biodiversity and gastronomic traditions in Australia. The challenges of running a small family farm are great. These awards give a marketing boost to these dedicated food producers.
The closing date for nominations is February 15, 2008. The nomination form is available online. The awards are:
- Best New Product
- Most Consistent Product
- Primary Producer awards – 4 categories: Dairy, Paddock, Seafood and Earth
- The Regional Awards
- Maggie Beer Award for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Food
- Food Heritage Award
- Outstanding Provider/Supplier in Each State
- Outstanding use of regional produce by a chef in each state
- Judges’ Favorite Product
- Best Farmers’ Market
Learn more: 2007 winners of Vogue E + T Produce Awards
Learn more: Rules and nomination form to Vogue Entertaining + Travel Produce Awards 2008