Which? chairman Professor Robert Pickard will head up the judges' panel alongside Lorraine Hendle, publishing director of The Grocer.
The awards, which include a new environmental category, will celebrate the dedication and contributions UK food and drink companies have made towards local communities and the environment.
This year's categories are: culture, media and sport; education; environment; local community; and workplace community. Contributions include supporting local schools, hospitals, sports activities and civic projects.
The entry deadline is 22 May, with the winners named on 15 October.
Visit www.fdf.org.uk/cpa for more information.