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Food and drink manufacturing Oscars – the top tweets

By Mike Stones , 09-Nov-2012
Last updated the 09-Nov-2012 at 15:53 GMT

Twitter users were out in force at the Oscars of the food and drink manufacturing industry
Twitter users were out in force at the Oscars of the food and drink manufacturing industry

Twitter fans were active before, after and during the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEA) at the Park Lane Hilton in London this week. Here, we capture a flavour of the Oscars of the food and drink manufacturing industry in tweets, which used the hashtag #FMEA12.

NewTritionHQ: "Huge congrats [to Perween Warsi, Personality of the Year]. You are a true inspiration for me at the start of my food business journey."

MTJAssociates: "Congratulations to Perween Warsi who has been named Personality of the Year at last night Awards."

EvershedsFAD: "Do any of our FAD followers regularly tweet from events? It's a great way to connect..."

RegencyHampers:  “Congratulations to the BorderBiscuits teams who last night won 'Cakes & Biscuits Company of the Year' award!”

Food Manufacture: “Border takes the biscuit as Cakes and Biscuits Company of Year in manufacturing industry Oscars last night.”

BorderBiscuits: “Delighted to win Cakes & Biscuits Company of the Year Food Manufacture Excellence Awards.”

Food and Drink Federation: “Congratulations to all the winners at #FMEA12 last night.”

Liz Pattison: “Awesome night at #FMEA12. Great food, too much champagne and Simon Rimmer [TV Chef and FMEA awards presenter] was a charm!”

CenFRANov: “Good evening at the food manufacturing awards with NSAFD [the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink].”

Easty_Coriolis: "Great night at the FMEA12 awards last night. However after a 6am alarm, #Notonamonday next year?”

CorbyIFE_P2P:  “Well done Ice Cream Manufacturing Company of Year: R+R Ice Cream. Come and see why at #IFE13 @IFE_Exhibition.”

EngineeringSRC: “Derby Curry Queen scoops national award: Ethnic food entrepreneur Perween Warsi has landed a top award.”

Perween Warsi: “Just been named Food Personality of the Year at the @FoodManufacture Awards! Thanks to everyone who voted!”

Herszenhorn_uk: “Massive apple tart for dessert. Simon Rimmer ate it all.”

Yoomoo: “We won! We beat Cadbury's! Whoo-hoo... Go @yoomoo and R and R, what a team.”

Herszenhorn_uk:  “Congratulations Coca Cola Enterprises winning environmental award. PET recycling, water use reduction. Great stuff.”

Herszenhorn_uk:  “Courtauld Signatory Britvic wins the beverage category @WRAP_UK.”

LozzaTFP: “Food and drink industry Oscars: three days to go. Good luck to all those nominated.”

 

Meanwhile, the top award − Food Manufacturing Company of the Year – was won by the Iglo Foods Group. Watch the moment, caught on film , when the company received the coveted award.

For more information about our awards, visit our awards website.  

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