Christmas products are always a treat for the senses and we continue to see producers, suppliers and retailers develop and expand their Christmas offerings.
Category definitions have been provided to help you select the right place for your product to be entered. Please note that categories have been grouped by relevance and not A-Z, your category may appear further down the page.
Enter by Friday 2 July.
Christmas - Biscuits and Crackers
All biscuits and crackers, sweet or savoury e.g. crackers for cheese, breadsticks, festive flavoured cookies, florentines. For Free From Biscuits, see 'Christmas Free From'
Christmas - Crisps, Nuts and Snacks
Any crisps, nuts or snacks marketed specifically for the festive period e.g. pigs in blankets flavour crisps, chocolate covered almonds
Christmas - Canapés and Party Food
Savoury bite sized party nibbles that are ready to serve, cooked from chilled or frozen e.g. sausage rolls, blinis, dim sum, sliders. For sweet items, see 'Mini Desserts'
Christmas - Cheese
Includes cheese products such as individual Christmas style cheeses, cheeses to be baked, or products such as cheese with tear-and-share bread and whole cheeseboards
Christmas - Chocolate
Chocolate of a premium nature sold specifically as a Christmas offering e.g. chocolate bars, boxes, sharing bags. For fun, novelty or lower tier items, see 'Novelty'
Christmas - Confectionery
Confectionery of a premium nature sold specifically as a Christmas offering e.g. nougat, premium marshmallows. For fun, novelty or lower tier items, see 'Novelty'
Christmas - Novelty
Christmas themed novelty items predominantly aimed at children e.g. fun chocolates, sweets, ice cream, biscuits and cakes
Christmas - Gifted Items/Gift Selections
All food and drink gift items including ‘build your own’ gingerbread houses; hot chocolate sets; gifting chocolate, hampers (can include alcoholic items when accompanied by food)
Christmas - Food to Go
Food to Go items limited to Christmas e.g. turkey & brie sandwiches, festive vegan wraps, festive meal deal side
Christmas - Chutneys, Gravy and Sauces
Any product created specifically for Christmas, either ambient or chilled e.g. bread sauce, cranberry sauce, gravy and gravy granules, jams, chutneys, sweet sauces, goose fat
For Vegan products, see Vegan Gravy, Sauces and Cream
Christmas - Dairy
Any seasonal dairy product used at Christmas e.g. brandy butter, spiced double cream. Excludes cheese
Christmas - Deli
Products that are sold on the delicatessen shelves or counter specifically for Christmas e.g. paté, charcuterie, olives
Christmas - Pigs in Blankets
Any pig in blankets, regardless of size, additional flavourings
Christmas - Fish Smoked Salmon
Any smoked salmon e.g. oak smoked, gin infused etc
Christmas - Fish Centrepieces
A fish product aimed to be an alternative to turkey to take centre stage on the table e.g. side of salmon, monkfish
Christmas - Meat and Fish Starters
Any meat or fish item aimed as a starter e.g. fish gratin, duck rillettes. For smoked salmon see 'Christmas - Fish Smoked Salmon' category, and for Paté see 'Christmas - Deli' category
Christmas - Seasonal Sides - Stuffing
Stuffing to add to a traditional Christmas dinner, of any flavour or variety. For gluten free stuffing, see 'Christmas - Free From Mains and Sides'
Christmas - Seasonal Sides - Vegetables including Potatoes
Vegetables to add to a traditional Christmas dinner, of any flavour or variety e.g. roast potatoes, red cabbage, brussels sprouts
Christmas - Seasonal Sides - Yorkshire Puddings
Yorkshire Puddings to add to a traditional Christmas dinner
Christmas - Vegan Starters
Products specifically created and marketed as alternatives to meat or dairy-containing products and served as a starter (can be individual or sharing)
Christmas - Vegan Main Course
Products specifically created and marketed as alternatives to meat or dairy-containing products and served as the main element to a main course (can be individual or sharing)
Christmas - Vegan Desserts
Any vegan sweet items e.g. cakes, mousse pots, desserts (can be individual or sharing)
Christmas - Vegan Gravy, Sauces and Cream
Vegan accompaniments either ambient or chilled e.g. vegan brandy cream, bread sauce, gravy and gravy granules, sweet sauces.
Christmas - Vegetarian Starters
Products specifically created and marketed as alternatives to meat-containing products and served as a starter (can be individual or sharing)
Christmas - Vegetarian Main Course
Products specifically created and marketed as alternatives to meat-containing products and served as the main element to a main course (can be individual or sharing)