We’re excited to open the call for nominations for the sixth annual Delicious Living Best Bite Awards, highlighting the best of the best in natural food and beverage. We reward the products that rate highest in quality, nutrition, ingredients and innovation.
Please take a moment to nominate your food or beverage products for this prestigious award. And do it soon—we’re only accepting nominations until Monday, April 16, 2018.
How to enter in 2 easy steps
1. Fill out the nomination form by clicking on the "Nominate" button below, including payment of $50 per nomination. Tip: Scroll to the bottom of this page to see the fields on the nomination form.
2. Send 2 product samples for every nomination to arrive in the New Hope Network office no later than Friday, April 20. Send to New Hope Network, Attn: DL Best Bite Awards, 5541 Central Ave Suite 150, Boulder, CO 80301.
Benefits of winning
Every Delicious Living 2018 Best Bite Award Winner receives
• Recognition of excellence within the natural products industry and among natural-enthusiast consumers.
• Print feature, including product photo, in the July 2018 issue of Delicious Living.
• Print feature in the September 2018 issue of Natural Foods Merchandiser (NFM).
• Special digital gallery feature on deliciousliving.com and newhope.com.
• Recognition and newsletter coverage across all of New Hope Network's brands, including Delicious Living, NFM and NBJ.
• Exclusive rights to use the winners' logo in marketing, packaging and promotions.
• Award to display at Natural Products Expo East 2018.
• Access to winners' toolkit, including winners' logo, customizable press release, social media tools and insider tips to maximize your award.
• Inclusion in retailer materials to help promote your product in store.
Nomination form fields
The following fields are part of the nomination form. It's easier if you have all materials ready before accessing the nomination form.
• Company contact information
• Product name
• Product website
• SRP (suggested retail price)
• One-sentence description of product (up to 250 characters)
• A focus of our judging process this year is Transparency. You will be given a text box and up to 350 characters to explain how this product displays transparency in its ingredient sourcing, nutrition, communication, company mission and/or processing.
• A hi-res front-of-package product image on a white or cutout background
• Payment of $50 per nomination. One product counts as a single nomination.
• Product must be distributed in most national markets and available in natural product retailers nationwide.
• You can nominate up to three products from a single manufacturer. Each different product requires a new nomination form.
• Product must meet New Hope Network’s Standards for ingredient claims and efficacy.
• Nomination form must be filled out in its entirety, nomination fee paid and 2 product samples mailed and received at New Hope Network office in order for the nomination to be completed. No refunds permitted. Samples will not be returned and may be donated.
Click here to see last year's Delicious Living 2017 Best Bite Award winners.