BOOM Awards

Soil Association Certification is joining forces with leading online retailer Ocado to deliver the UK’s only organic awards, the BOOMs (Best of Organic Market).

Back for the fourth year, the BOOMs are expanding to celebrate excellence across organic farming, beauty & wellbeing, fashion & textiles and food & drink, reflecting the range of organic-certified businesses working to restore nature, health and a safe climate.

Ocado, who stock the largest range of organic products in the UK are partnering as headline sponsor of the awards and will offer an exclusive benefits package to the winner of the WOW (‘Winner of Winners’) award. AWARDS NOW CLOSED TO ENTRIES.

Categories & Criteria

This year we introduced new categories for Beauty & Wellbeing and Fashion and Textiles as well as new awards for Farming and Free From and Vegan products.

ENTRIES HAVE NOW CLOSED, but you can still browse the categories and criteria or meet the judges via the link below. 

Enter the Nation's Favourite

There's still time to put yourself forward for the Nation's Favourite Organic Food & Drink Product, sponsored by Ocado. Citizens have until 30th April to nominate their favourite organic food or drink product, then the shortlisted "Top Ten" will be put forward for a second public vote.

Download the social media assets to encourage your audience to nominate your products now!

BOOM Awards Judges

Meet this year's Food & Drink product judges and the Executive Judging Committee, responsible for crowning the cream of the crop!

Partners & Sponsors

Headline Partner: Ocado

Associate Sponsor: Yeo Valley

Category Sponsors:

Alara Wholefoods, English Tea Shop Organic; My Green Pod; Omsco; Rachel's Organic; RBOrganic; Riverford Organic Farmers; Robin Appel Ltd.

Exclusive Ocado "Winner of Winners" Award

BOOMs partners Ocado will award one overall winner the WOW (Winner of Winners) Award! The "Winner of Winners" will be offered a listing on Ocado* if they are not already a supplier plus, a package of exclusive benefits including marketing and social support.

All food & drink product entrants can opt to answer a few additional questions to be entered into the WOW Award for free!

*subject to having the required accreditations to satisfy Food Tech and mutual agreement of commercial terms.

Enter the BOOMs to:

Build business confidence

Increase sales & listings

Impress your customers

Attract media coverage

Unlock promotional opportunities


Key dates:

- 01 Mar 2021: ENTRIES CLOSED

- Mar–31 May 2021: Nation's Favourite nominations & voting

- Apr/May 2021: Awards judging in Bristol

- May/Jun 2021: Finalists announced  

- Week of 5th July 2021: Awards Ceremony

2019 BOOM Award Winners

Take a look at 2019's winning products and businesses, as judged by our expert panel of judges as well as the general public. 

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