Natural and Organic Products industry awards

16 January 2012

Natural and Organic Products Awards 2021 logo.The Soil Association is now accepting nominations for the annual Natural and Organic Products Europe 2012 (NOPE) Awards. The NOPE Awards - hosted in partnership with the Soil Association - have become the benchmark for excellence and set the highest standard for innovation, quality and commitment within the organic industry. Winners achieve not just kudos and industry respect, but also gain a competitive advantage from displaying their winners logos on products.

This year’s awards presentation will take place on Sunday 1 April at the multi-award winning venue, The Novotel London West.

The award categories are:
Best Organic Skincare Product
Best Organic Mother and Baby Product
Best Innovation in Organic Cosmetics
Best Organic Textile Product
Best Organic Retailer

To enter the awards click on the relevant category above in order to download the entry form and full criteria. The awards are free to enter; however if you would like to book tickets for the Awards Ceremony please contact Suzanne Rowland at or 01273 645122. For any queries relating to the Organic Awards, please contact Laura Andrews on 0117 987 4586 or

Entry Deadlines:

In order to allow more time for thorough testing of the short listed beauty products this year, the deadline for entries has been brought forward to 3 February 2012.

3 February 2012 – all Organic Beauty categories
24 February 2012 – Organic Textile and Retail categories

Soil Association Pavilion

The Soil Association will once again be hosting a dedicated pavilion for our licensees at Natural & Organic Products Europe 2012. Exhibitors have the chance to enter the Best New Organic Food Product award, which will be judged by visitors over the duration of the exhibition. To enter, please click here.

For more information about exhibiting at Natural & Organic Products Europe, please visit the NOPE website, or contact Carol Dunning on or 01273 645126.

2011 winners

Best new organic food product
Winner: Pukka Herbs’ Three Fennel Tea

Best organic retailer
Winner: Whitmuir Organics

Best organic textile product
Winner: Baby garments from Organics for Kids

Best organic facial product
Winner: Just eyes eye cream from Herbfarmacy

Best organic babycare product
Winner: Gentle wash and shampoo from Essential Care

Best organic bodycare product
Winner: Oil and water-based intimate lubricant from Yes Pure Intimacy

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