timeline for 2022

friday 1st July

Early Bird Open for Entries

Producers and manufacturers of FreeFrom foods are invited to enter the FreeFrom Food Awards Ireland 2022 and avail of our early bird entry. 

friday 15th july

Early bird entry closes. 

Normal entry remains open into August.

Friday 12th August

Close of Entry period

The deadline of 12th August cannot be extended, so please ensure all entries are competed by close of business on this date.

Our assessment period commences as we prepare for our judging sessions in mid September. All product must be supplied in time for scheduled panels. Suitable notice will be given, in advance, so that product can be prepared and delivered in its optimum condition to go before our panels. 

12th September - 23rd september

Judging Sessions 2022

Our panels will be assembled for several weeks. We will continue to abide by any remaining guidance in relation to covid and ensure safety and comfort of judges.

The vast and exciting task of preparing and presenting to our discerning judges continues throughout September, with our final day of judging on Saturday 1st October. 

Friday 28th October

Gala Presentation Night 2022

At long last, the awards ceremony of the 2022 FFFAIs in real life in the Grand Hotel, Malahide, Co. Dublin.

This black tie optional affair, will include a sit-down five-course meal, with presentations, entertainment and the all important photos to help winners promote their products.  

We will have much to celebrate after a long hiatus and can’t wait to see our friends and colleagues in the freefrom industry once again.