To find out what impressed the judges, Food Manufacture's deputy editor Rod Addy caught up with apetito's director of manufacturing Graham Forrester after the awards ceremony at London's newly-refurbished Savoy hotel.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION, AND MORE WINNERS...
Click here to watch Rod's interview with Jimmy Doherty, presenter of TV show Jimmy's Food Factory and winner of this year's Food Manufacturing Personality of the Year award.
Click here to watch Rod's interview with Abdullah Khan, site manager at Askey's, which won this year's Judges' Special Award.
Click here to watch Rod's interview with Tracy Hamilton, co-founder of Mash Direct, winner of the Small Company of the Year award.
Click here to see the full list of winners.
Click here to access the dedicated awards website.