Sponsoring Agency: The Foodies
Type of Fund: Challenges, Competitions or Prizes
Deadline Available: Available
Deadline Date (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/31/2021
Size of the Fund: Not Available
The Foodies are a celebration of sustainability achievement among 290,000 small and medium-sized enterprises that make up 99% of Europe’s food and drink industry.
They have three categories, find out which is right for you.
• Greener Planet Award
o An SME committed to reducing its environmental impact. This could be by way of an innovation, idea, activity or charitable commitment. It could be something that has led to reduced carbon emissions, sustainable sourcing, improved packaging or indeed any other commitment to a greener planet.
• Healthier Living Award
o An SME committed to helping people and communities towards healthier living. This could be an innovation, idea, activity or charitable commitment. It could be a community initiative, a new product, a reformulated product or indeed anything connected to healthier living.
• Next-Gen Innovator Award
o For a young person or team with a start-up innovating in the food and agriculture space with an aim to create more resilient, sustainable, and safe food systems. This is sponsored by, and run in collaboration with Thought For Food, food and agriculture’s entrepreneurial innovation engine for impact.
Who can enter?
• In the hat to win are the 290,000 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) that make up 99% of the food and drink manufacturing industry in Europe.
• Entrants must represent an SME based in a member state of the European Union. An SME is defined as follows:
o Employing no more than 250 people
o Generating a turnover of no more than €50m or a balance sheet total of €43m
• For the Next-Gen Innovator award, entrants must be 40 or under with a start-up based in the European Union.
More information at: https://thefoodies.eu/