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.