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‘More growth’ for Food Manufacturing Company of the Year 2012

By Gary Scattergood , 08-Nov-2012
Last updated on 14-Jun-2013 at 12:47 GMT2013-06-14T12:47:29Z

Craig Hamilton of Iglo accepts the award from Oghma Partners, partner, Mark Lynch and TV chef, Simon Rimmer

Craig Hamilton of Iglo accepts the award from Oghma Partners, partner, Mark Lynch and TV chef, Simon Rimmer

The Food Manufacturing Company of the Year Iglo Foods – the Birds Eye brand owner – is set for growth next year, according to general manager at the Lowestoft factory Craig Hamilton.
 

Hamilton spoke to Food Manufacture just minutes after picking up the top trophy at the 2012 Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards.

 The awards celebration took place at a gala dinner held at London’s Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, on Monday, November 5.

"Living its values"

Iglo was praised by the judges for “tackling thorny issues” and “living its values”.

Watch our exclusive video to hear what it meant for Iglo to pick up the prize, it’s second of the evening after also walking away with the Frozen Food Company of the Year award.

Hamilton also reflected on some of the tricky issues the firm has had to tackle and explained the strategies that have helped the company grow.

Meanwhile, Perween Warsi  was selected as a the Personality of the Year.

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

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