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. ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, 5TH MARCH.

Categories & Criteria

Browse the categories to find out which ones your product or business are eligible to enter. Don't forget this year we have new categories for Beauty & Wellbeing and Fashion and Textiles as well as new awards for Farming and Free From and Vegan products!

FREE Entry to the BOOMs!

Are you a small business certified by Soil Association Certification? Thanks to the generous support of our partners and sponsors we are offering FREE entry for smaller businesses (certified by Soil Association Certification and with a certified organic turnover of under £250k). 

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.

"Organic has always been an important part of the Ocado range, so we're thrilled to be partnering with Soil Association Certification for the 2021 BOOM Awards. 

Our customers can find the largest online range of organic products in the UK, so we're excited to find and celebrate new and existing suppliers."

- Rose Price, Ocado Buying Director


Got a question about eligibility, criteria, costs or timings? Check out our FAQs

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 CLOSE

- 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

Enter the BOOM Awards

Know what categories you're going to enter? Then let's get started! Remember you can always save your entry and return to complete it at a later date. 

BOOM Awards Judges

Meet the Executive Judging Committee, responsible for crowning the cream of the crop!

2019 BOOM Award Winners

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

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