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13-14th November 2024, ExCeL London

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World Plant-Based Taste Awards Return for 2022

August 16, 2022

The World Plant-Based Taste Awards, created by FoodBev Media in association with Plant Based World Expo Europe, is returning for a second year to celebrate the delicious, innovative foods that are changing the face of plant-based eating.

The only plant-based awards in the world to focus solely on the taste of a product, there is a broad range of categories, including Best Whole Cut Meat Product, which is new for 2022.

Entries are now open, with the winners set to be announced live on the first day of Plant Based World Expo Europe, which returns to London Olympia on 30th November-1st December. Both established brands and exciting start-ups are encouraged to enter the awards to highlight their latest and best tasting innovations. The deadline for entries is 7th October 2022.

Jonathan Morley, Managing Director at Plant Based World Europe, concludes: “The Plant-Based Taste Awards celebrate the crème de la crème of the plant-based products currently available in the UK and we are delighted to be involved for a second year. The incredible flavours of plant-based foods are so often underestimated, so the awards offer a fantastic opportunity to highlight the range of incredible tasting products on the market. We can’t wait to unveil the winners at the show.”

Full list of categories available for entry:

  • Best plant-based sausage
  • Best plant-based burger
  • Best plant-based chicken product
  • Best plant-based bacon product
  • Best plant-based fish/seafood product
  • Best plant-based cheese
  • Best plant-based whole cut product
  • Best condiment
  • Best egg alternative
  • Best dairy alternative
  • Best convenience/ready meal
  • Best pie/pastry
  • Best savoury snack
  • Best confectionery
  • Best dessert
  • Best plant-based ice cream
  • Best beverage
  • Best chocolate
  • Best fermented/plant protein
  • Best breakfast product
  • Best plant-based yoghurt
  • Best deli product


Plant Based World Expo returns to London Olympia 30th November-1st December. For further information and to register, please visit or to exhibit, contact the show team on 01306 775 059.



Notes to Editor

About Plant Based World Expo Europe

Plant Based World Expo Europe is the only 100% plant based B2B event to attract an audience of buyers and food and beverage professionals from across retail, foodservice, and public sector catering. This unique event will combine a world-class conference with an international exhibition of the biggest and best products in the market, as well as high-level networking and tasting opportunities.

The mission of Plant Based World Expo is simple: getting the latest plant-based products in front of decision makers, educating them on how these foods will improve the wealth of their business and the health of the people they serve. Plant Based World Expo Europe will take place at London’s Olympia on the 30th November and 1st December 2022. Online registration is now open at