judgingprocess

Judging Process

How the judging works

 All products will be judged and rated according to three key judging criteria:

PRODUCT
– Quality
– Taste
– Consistency
– Visual appearance
– Packaging (if applicable)
– Innovation
– Point of Difference

SUSTAINABILTY
– Sustainable business practices in producing the product

STORY
– Brand story
– Finalists will be entitled to use the Outstanding Producer Finalist logo on their product and in marketing.
– There are two winners per category, one for Primary Produce and Value-Added product. There will be eight category winners.
– The NZ Life & Leisure Outstanding NZ Food Producer will be selected from the eight category winners.

– Finalists will be entitled to use the Outstanding Producer Finalist logo on their product and in marketing.
– There are two winners per category, one for Primary Produce and Value-Added product. There will be eight category winners.
– The NZ Life & Leisure Outstanding NZ Food Producer will be selected from the eight category winners.