The FMEAs recognise the very best of the UK food and drink industry every year and represent the sector’s gold standard.
Figures throughout the world of food and drink will be present to celebrate the amazing achievements of so many firms in the industry.
Entries are now open and close on 25 September 2023, after which each submission will be assessed by an expert panel of more than 30 judges. Manufacturers spanning the entire industry will be assessed across 15 different categories before the winners are announced at the year’s unmissable event in London.
The 2024 edition of the FMEAs will also feature a brand new judging format, as five of the categories now require the finalists to present in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style event in front of the judges. The grand prize of Food and/or Beverage Manufacturer of the Year will be one of the awards decided in this manner. You can meet the judges for the awards here.
Food and beverage manufacturers wishing to enter need to complete the online form before the closing date. All entries are completely free, but only businesses operating in the UK are eligible. You can submit your entry for the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2024 here.
The 15 categories that are up for grabs are as follows:
- Site Team of the Year
- ESG Excellence Award
- Collaboration and Partnership Award
- International Trade Award
- Food Integrity Award
- Emerging Business Award
- The Community Award
- The Innovation Award
- The Future Food and Drink Factory Award
- Supply Chain Excellence Award
- Employer of the Year
- Future Talent Award
- Factory Manager of the Year
- Business Leader of the Year
- Food and/or Beverage Manufacturing Company of the Year.
More details about the FMEA 2014 categories and what the judges are looking for can be found here.
Advisory and accountancy firm Menzies is the headline sponsor for the 2024 FMEAs, while QUOR is this year’s event sponsor.
Enter today at foodmanawards.co.uk.