The Nation's Local Foodmakers Terms and Conditions of Entry

1. Definitions and interpretation

1.1 In these Conditions unless the context requires otherwise the following words have the following meanings:

Applicable Laws: all laws, regulations and industry standards or guidance (including any applicable British Standard) and any applicable and binding judgment of a relevant court of law which is applicable to the Participant's business;

Campaign: Morrisons' 'The Nation's Local Foodmakers' campaign where Morrisons will be hosting the Events to find local foodmakers who have the potential to supply their Goods to Morrisons;

Campaign Website: the website at 

Conditions: the terms and conditions set out in this document;

Confidential Information: any and all know-how, documentation and information, whether commercial, financial, technical, operational or otherwise relating to the business, affairs, customers, suppliers or methods of one party and disclosed to or otherwise obtained by the other party in connection with the Campaign;

Closing Date: the time and date when Entry Forms must have been submitted on the Campaign Website in order for a Participant's entry to be considered by Morrisons;

Entry Form: the form available on the Campaign Website;

Event(s): the Campaign events held at Venues at which selected Participants will be invited to showcase their Goods in accordance with the relevant Event Terms;

Event Terms: those terms and conditions governing participation in an Event;

Good Industry Practice: the use of standards, practices, methods and procedures conforming to Applicable Laws and the exercise of that degree of skill, care, diligence, prudence and foresight which would reasonably and ordinarily be expected from a skilled and experienced person engaged in the provision of goods similar to the Goods to an entity of a similar size and nature as Morrisons under the same or similar circumstances;

Goods: the goods or any part of them that a Participant intends to showcase at an Event;

Insurances: any and all insurance cover being either required by Applicable Laws and/or being adequate to cover all risks and Losses for which the Participant may have liability under the Campaign;

Intellectual Property Rights: patents, rights to inventions, copyright and related rights, moral rights, trade marks, business names and domain names, rights in get-up, goodwill and the right to sue for passing off, rights in designs, database rights, rights to use and protect the confidentiality of, confidential information (including know-how and trade secrets) and all other intellectual property rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications and rights to apply for and be granted renewals or extensions of, and rights to claim priority from, such rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection which subsist or will subsist now or in the future in any part of the world;

Losses: any and all actions, awards, costs, claims, damages, losses (including any direct or indirect consequential losses), demands, expenses, fines, loss of profits, loss of reputation, judgments, penalties and proceedings (including any and all liabilities arising from employment or engagement (or the termination thereof) of the Participant Personnel) and any other losses and/or liabilities;

Morrisons: WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (company number 0358949) whose registered office is at Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford BD3 7DL;

Participant: any person (individual or company but in all cases acting in their capacity as a business owner engaged in food growing and/or food making) who by completing and submitting an Entry Form on the Campaign Website indicates their acceptance to these Conditions and their wish to be selected by Morrisons to participate in an Event;

Participant Personnel: any and all personnel engaged in the Participant's business and/or its submission of an Entry Form;

Policies: the policies, procedures and guidelines issued by Morrisons from time to time;

SALSA: 'Safe and Local Supplier Approval', a food safety approval scheme whose standards are compiled by experts in the food industry to reflect legal and Good Industry Practice standards, certification is granted to food suppliers who have demonstrated that they are able to produce food to SALSA's required standards; and

Venue: the venue(s) across the United Kingdom where Morrisons will host the Events.

1.2 In these Conditions unless the context indicates otherwise:

1.2.1 any obligation on a party not to do and/or omit to do something includes an obligation not to allow that thing to be done and/or omitted to be done;

1.2.2 unless a right or remedy of a party is expressed to be an exclusive right or remedy, the exercise of it by a party is without prejudice to that party’s other rights and remedies; 

1.2.3 any phrase introduced by the words includingincludesin particular or for example or similar shall be construed as illustrative and shall not limit the generality of the related general words; 

1.2.4 reference to any statute or statutory provision includes a reference to the same as from time to time amended, extended, re-enacted or consolidated and all subordinate legislation made pursuant to it; and

1.2.5 business days shall be all days other than Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays in the part of the United Kingdom in which the Goods are delivered or the Services are performed. 


2.1 The Campaign is intended only in respect of Participants. The Campaign and these Conditions are not relevant to and may not be relied upon in respect of any person acting in the capacity as a consumer.

2.2 These Conditions solely relate to Participants' submission of Entry Forms in respect of the Campaign and Morrisons' use of the Entry Forms to select Participants that it wishes to invite to the Events. 

2.3 These Conditions take effect upon the submission of the Participant's Entry Form on the Campaign Website and shall stay in force until either:

2.3.1 the Participant has been notified of its invitation to showcase its Goods at an Event and has notified Morrisons of its agreement to any Event Terms; or

2.3.2 the Participant has been notified by Morrisons that it has not been selected in respect of the Campaign, subject in either case to any provisions within these Conditions which expressly or by implication survive this condition 2.5.

2.4 The Participant acknowledges and agrees that by agreeing to these Conditions it is not entering into any contract relating to the sale of its Goods to Morrisons nor is Morrisons making any promise of any kind to the Participant in respect of its Goods or business generally whether in relation to the Campaign or otherwise. 

2.5 The Participant will be liable for the acts and/or omissions of any Participant Personnel as if they were its own acts and/or omissions under these Conditions.