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Oldest Spice Competition 2016

Steenbergs is looking for the oldest spice in your cupboards. Just email (competitions@steenbergs.co.uk), Tweet, Instagram or Facebook (for Facebook please post it on the Steenbergs Facebook page) a photo of the oldest spice in your cupboards with the hashtag: #oldestspice  

The competition will run between 4th - 31st March 2016. At the end of March, a winner will be chosen. Previous winners of the oldest spice competition cannot win a second time. Closing date for the Thursday 31st March 2016. All unsuccessful entries for the first competition will be rolled into the second competition.

Both weekly winners will receive £50.00 in value of Steenbergs spices, at current sales value.

Whilst anyone can connect with us from around the world and provide details of their oldest spice, the competition and so prizes are only available to UK residents.


1.   The promoter is Steenbergs Ltd (company no. 4316848), with its registered office at 6 Hallikeld Close, Barker Business Park, Melmerby, Ripon, HG4 5GZ.

2.   Employees of Steenbergs or their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition or helping to set up the competition shall not be permitted to enter the competition.

3.   The rules of the competition and the prize for each winner are as below:

a.   There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.

b.   Routes to entry for the competition and details of how to enter: take a photo of the oldest spice in your cupboards, then send this to Steenbergs using social media or by emailing competition@steenbergs.co.uk; relevant social media channels for the competition are Instagram, Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag: #oldestspice.

c.    Winners will be chosen by Steenbergs on the basis of the oldest “best before date” shown on the packaging of a packet still containing some original product sent via the routes to entry. We will then ask the winner to send the spice in its packet to Steenbergs, using our Freepost address, to enable us to verify this.

d.   Closing date is the Thursday 31st March 2016 respectively. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted.

e.   No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

f.    The winner will be notified by Steenbergs within 28 days of the closing date.  If the winner cannot be contacted, the photo is not verified by the actual jar or packet with some of the original product or the winner does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from that winner and pick a replacement winner.

g.   Following verification of the winning entries, the promoter will arrange with the winner how to deliver the prize to a valid UK address at the promoter’s expense.

h.   The two prizes will each be £50 of Steenbergs’ branded products at sales value per www.steenbergs.co.uk, chosen at the promoter’s discretion.

i.     The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected (or purporting to be connected) with this competition.

j.    No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.

k.   The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

l.     The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.

m. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.

n.   The winner’s name will be available 28 days after closing date by sending a stamped addressed envelope to the following address: Oldest Spice Competition, Steenbergs, 6 Hallikeld Close, Barker Business Park, Melmerby, Ripon HG4 5GZ.

o.   Anyone who posts anything obscene will be reported directly to the relevant authorities in the UK.

p.   This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to Steenbergs and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy found at http://www.steenbergs.co.uk/article/show/9/privacy-statement

q.   The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

r.    Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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