The Awards recognise the very best in the food and drink industry across a range of business categories. Entries were assessed across a variety of criteria, which cover everything from category management and new product development to process innovation, supply chain improvements, quality assurance, health, safety and environmental management and human resources development.
The shortlisted companies are listed below.
Ambient Manufacturer of the Year:
AB World Foods
Bakery Manufacturer of the Year:
Walkers Charnwood Bakery
Beverage Manufacturer of the Year:
Chilled Foods Manufacturer of the Year:
Dairy Manufacturer of the Year:
Arla Foods UK
Fresh Produce Manufacturer of the Year:
Frozen Foods Manufacturer of the Year:
R&R Ice Cream
Meat & Poultry Manufacturer of the Year:
Seafood Manufacturer of the Year:
Keltic Seafare (Scotland)
Small Company of the Year:
American Muffin Co
Moguntia Food Ingredients UK
Training Programme of the Year:
Nom Dairy UK
The full range of awards will be presented at a celebratory dinner on Tuesday November 8 at the Riverbank Park Plaza in London. For more information on the categories, details of last year's winners or to book your table at the evening ceremony in London visit: www.foodmanawards.co.uk. You can also enter your vote for 2011's Personality of the Year.