Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards

Food and drink manufacturing Oscars: the shortlist

By Mike Stones

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And the winners are ... some of the short listed food and drink manufacturers revealed here
And the winners are ... some of the short listed food and drink manufacturers revealed here
Congratulations to all the food and drink businesses shortlisted in the Food and Drink Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs).

Manufacturers large and small are featured in the shortlist – all vying for one of the Oscars of the food and drink manufacturing industry.

Be among the first to learn the identity of the winners by booking your place at the FMEAs, on Thursday November 21 at the Park Lane Hilton, London. Contact Rebecca George on 01293 610422 or email Rebecca.george@wrbm.com for ticket reservations.

Meanwhile, watch our video interview with Paul Wilkinson, chair of the FMEA judging panel, explain why 2013 proved a vintage year​ for entries.

 

Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards Shortlist

 

1)           Ambient manufacturing company of the year

•             American Muffin

•             Premier Foods

 

2)           Bakery manufacturing company of the year

•             Allied Bakeries

•             Fletchers Group of Bakeries

•             Rich Products

•             Tamar Foods

 

3)           Best new use of food ingredients

•             David Berryman

•             Pork Farms

 

4)           Chilled and fresh foods manufacturing company of the year

•             Avondale Foods

•             Greencore Food to Go

•             Mash Direct

•             Pork Farms

 

5)           Dairy manufacturing company of the year

•             Dairy Crest

•             Windyridge Cheese Co

•             Wyke Farms

 

6)           Environmental initiative of the year

•             Bernard Matthews

•             Coca-Cola Enterprises

•             Iglo Foods Group

•             United Biscuits

 

7)           Frozen manufacturing company of the year

•             Ardo UK

•             Iglo Foods Group

•             Lewis Pie & Pasty Co

•             Suncream Dairies

 

8)           Meat, poultry and seafood manufacturing company of the year

•             Dawn Meats

•             Moy Park

•             Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group

 

9)           Supply chain initiative of the year

•             Avondale Foods

•             Iglo Foods Group

•             Thwaites

 

10)          Training programme of the year

•             The Authentic Food Co

•             British Sugar

•             Premier Foods – Ashford

•             Tamar Foods

 

11)          Most innovative small food or drink manufacturer

•             David Berryman

•             Mash Direct

•             Windyridge Cheese

From this shortlist, companies will be chosen for the Judges’ star performer and the top accolade Food Manufacturing Company of the Year.

Also to be revealed on the big night is the identity of the food manufacturing Personality of the year​. Battling for the top honour are: Mark Allen, chief executive, Dairy Crest, Simon Baldry, md, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Richard Clothier md, Wyke Farms, Fiona Kendrick, chairman and chief executive, Nestlé UK and Ireland, James  Lambert, chairman, R&R Ice Cream, John Stevenson MP, chairman of the House of Commons All-Party Parliamentary Group for Food Manufacturing .

Book your place at the FMEAs here or contact Rebecca George on 01293 610422 or email Rebecca.george@wrbm.com.

More information about the awards is available here​.

Meanwhile, subscribe to FoodManufacture.co.uk’s free newsletter – covering the fast-moving world of food and drink manufacturing – delivered to your desktop, tablet of smart phone every Monday, Wednesday and Friday here​.

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