Nice information: You really liked SELF’s inaugural Pantry Awards a lot that we’re bringing them again for a second yr. For the uninitiated, this challenge is all about displaying love for the meals—particularly, packaged objects—that get us by means of our day-to-day life: merchandise which might be accessible, that make life a bit of bit simpler, and are, in fact, scrumptious. We need to remind our readers that what’s mendacity round of their pantry will be nourishing, satisfying, and enjoyable to eat—simply as well-suited for a lazy dinner because it is perhaps for a New 12 months’s Eve cocktail celebration.
Manufacturers and publicists, it’s your time! Under, you’ll discover every little thing you’ll want to know to submit this yr. We are able to’t wait to get a style!
Learn how to Undergo the 2024 SELF Pantry Awards
- To be eligible, a product should be out there on the market no later than March 1, 2024.
- Samples should be out there for testing as early as December. If sending samples is a monetary hardship in your model, please word in your submission type—we will work collectively to determine one thing out!
- We kindly ask that every model submits not more than 5 objects complete. Submissions are free!
- Under, yow will discover our record of eligible product classes. In the event you’re questioning whether or not a selected product suits into one among them, e mail firstname.lastname@example.org and we will help you out.
Our Course of and Timeline
All merchandise should be submitted through our on-line type by December 5, 2023. If we’d like to check your product, we’ll attain out inside a couple of weeks of the submission deadline to rearrange samples. To cut back waste, we might not name in objects that editors have beforehand sampled or have already got at residence.
Please fill out one type per merchandise—so in the event you’d wish to submit one kind of oatmeal and one kind of granola, you need to fill out two separate kinds. In case you are submitting a product that’s out there in a number of taste varieties, please solely fill out one type and word the varieties you desire to us to think about on that type. (There’s an area the place you are able to do simply that!)
This yr, we can be accepting submissions within the following classes:
Chips, Crackers, Bars, Pretzels, Popcorn, and Snacky Issues
- Protein bars
- Granola bars/snack bars
- Bagged popcorn
- Potato chips
- Tortilla chips
- Multigrain chips
- Pita chips
- Grain-alternative chips (lentil, veggie, and so on.)
- Seasoned nuts
Sauces, Spreads, and Oils
- Olive oil
- Pink sauce (marinara, pomodoro, arrabbiata, vodka)
- Cream sauce (alfredo, carbonara)
- Premade cooking sauces
- Scorching sauce
- BBQ sauce
- Salad dressing
Tinned, Canned, and Boxed Pantry Staples
- Tinned/jarred/canned fish (different)
- Tinned/jarred/canned tuna
- Broth (hen, veggie, and bone)
- Milk options (almond, oat, cashew, soy, and so on.)
- Canned beans (chickpeas, black beans, cannellini beans)
- Gluten-free pasta
- Cold and hot oatmeal/grain cereals
- Pancake combine
- Prompt ramen
- Canned/instantaneous soups
- Boxed mac & cheese
This record is topic to alter primarily based on the submissions we obtain.
Thanks, and good luck!