Awards will be made for the Best Manufacturing Company of the Year in Ambient, Bakery, Beverages, Chilled, Dairy, Fresh, Frozen, Meat & Poultry, and Seafood.
Our judging panel of independent experts will also select an overall winner from the category winners to be crowned overall Company of the Year. Further awards will be made for Small Company of the Year; Training Programme of the Year; and the Judges' Special Award made to a firm the judges believe deserves recognition for one particular area of its activities. And, launched this year, an award will also be made for Best Environmental initiative.
Next month (July) we will be announcing the shortlist of candidates for the 'Personality of the Year' and visitors to our awards web site at www.foodmanawards.co.uk will be able to select their choice in an online poll from the shortlist of six candidates.
Entry to the awards is free. Firms can get advice online, apply online or download application forms at www.foodmanawards.co.uk (where you can also view video clips of last year's winners). Alternatively, contact Rebecca George on 01293 610422 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
The closing date is July 31. Presentations will be made at a ceremony on November 5 at London's Hilton Hotel in Park Lane.