FAQ - Nourish Vegan Awards


What are the Nourish Vegan Awards?

Created by Nourish: plant-based living magazine, the Nourish Vegan Awards celebrate the best vegan brands, plant-based products, and inspirational vegan advocates on offer each year, as voted by the Australia and New Zealand plant-forward community. Featuring 28 voting categories, the Nourish Vegan Awards offers the plant-forward consumer an ultimate guide to the very best in vegan food and lifestyle.

How do the Awards work?

The nominations:

The expert vegan team at Nourish along with a panel of renowned industry experts have researched, deliberated, and determined this year’s nominees across the voting categories and now it’s up to the plant-based community to vote for their favourites and determine the winners.

The voting:

All members of the Australian and New Zealand plant-based community are invited to vote for their favourite vegan products and brands. All voting takes place online at NourishVeganAwards.com starting from 9:00 am July 1st and concludes at 11:59 pm August 15th 2021 (AEST).

The prizes for voters:

All voters who complete the online survey will have the chance to win 1 of 5 premium, vegan-friendly prizes. Our prize pool consists of 1x Vitamix Ascent® Blender Bundle including a Blending Cup and Blending Bowl, 2x $500 Coles shopping gift card and 2x $150 VeganBeauty e-gift card.

When does voting commence and close?

The Nourish Vegan Awards voting opens July 1st at 9:00 am and closes on August 15th 2021 at 11:59 pm (AEST).

How are the Nourish Vegan Awards category winners determined?

Across the 28 voting categories, two finalists and one winner will be awarded. The category winners are determined by public vote – nominees with the most votes win! Only one round of voting submissions per person will count towards the official nomination tallies.

When will the winners be announced?

For nominated brands, all category winners will be announced on World Vegan Day, Monday 1st November 2021, at NourishVeganAwards.com and NourishMagazine.com.au. The winners will also feature in ‘The Ultimate Guide to the Best in Vegan Living’ which will be published in the November issue of Nourish magazine, on sale November 1st. For voters, the winners of each of the five prizes will be drawn on Tuesday, August 17th at 11:00 am (AEST). The results will be published online at NourishVeganAwards.com and NourishMagazine.com.au. All winners will be contacted directly via the email address submitted on their entry form.

Can I nominate a brand in Nourish Vegan Awards?

If you’d like your vegan brand or product range considered for next year’s Nourish Vegan Awards, please complete our 2022 brand registration form. Brand registrations for the 2022 Nourish Vegan Awards close on January 31st, 2022 and will reopen on May 1st, 2022, for the 2023 Nourish Vegan Awards. All brands are invited to participate in each year’s Nourish Vegan Awards campaign via our two open categories: the People’s Choice Award and the Vegan Change Maker of the Year Award. When voting opens, simply nominate your brand in either or both categories and encourage your loyal followers and customer advocates to do the same.