National Awards For Sustainable Sourcing

With a view to recognise and reward food companies that adopt sustainable sourcing practices, thereby creating positive impact on environment and on the lives and livelihood of the producers, the Food Future Foundation launched the National Award for Sustainable Sourcing in 2020. This is supported by CII’s Food and Agriculture Centre of Excellence (FACE) as its Technical Partner.

Technical Partner:

Awards 2021

In the 2021 edition of the Awards, the broad criteria were adapted from World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) Indicators. This included a focus on five areas, namely – 

1) Governance & Strategy 

2) Environment- Partnership to improve Suppliers’ Systems in the following 

3) Nutrition, Health & Food Safety

4) Social inclusion among approved suppliers: How does the Applicant ensure the following 

5) Innovation and Scale of Sustainable Sourcing 

There were five levels of recognition and two categories, the award recognized every aspect of sustainable sourcing. The Award categories included large and small and medium business and Sectoral and CSR projects. Five levels of recognition are –


Trendsetter in Sustainable Sourcing & Livelihood Protection

Amul Dairy

Award for Outstanding Performance

Jain Farm Fresh


Commendation for Significant Achievement

Coca Cola

Fruit Circular Economy

Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

Tomato Ketchup



Commendation for Strong Commitment to Excel

Nestle - Dairy

Olam - Rice

ADM - Oilseeds

Certificate of Appreciation

Mondelez - Cocoa Beans

Nestle - Spices

Olam - Coffee

Olam - Spices

Awards 2020

Awards for Outstanding Performance


Large Value Chain (Spices) Category

Amway India

Corporate Small Value Chain Category

Tata Consumer Products

Sectoral Value Chain (Tea) Category

Commendation Certificates

LT Foods

(Basmati Rice)

ADM Agro Industries India Pvt. Ltd.


Keventer Agro Ltd.


Marico Limited

(Dry Coconut –Copra)

Mondelez India Foods Pvt Ltd


GVR Proteins