Categories

The Manufacturing Awards’ categories:

The aim of these awards is to independently highlight category leaders and trendsetters for their benefit and the benefit of their customers. Entries must demonstrate significant achievement in their category in at least three of the following areas: customer relationship building, quality assurance;  environment and efficiency, skills development and training and business development. Entries should outline the benefits to the businesses of these achievements in terms of financial performance or market share and to its customers on the basis of one or more testimonials.

Category Awards
To be eligible for the Food Manufacture Company of the Year, you must enter only one Category Award.

  • Ambient Manufacturing Company of the Year
  • Bakery Manufacturing Company of the Year
  • Drinks Manufacturing Company of the Year
  • Chilled & Fresh Food Manufacturing Company of the Year
  • Dairy Manufacturing Company of the Year
  • Frozen Foods Manufacturing Company of the Year
  • Ingredients Manufacturing Company of the Year
  • Meat, Poultry and Seafood Manufacturing Company of the Year
  • Free-from Manufacturing Company of the Year – NEW

Industry Initiative Awards
You can enter all the awards, but only once

  • Food Manufacture Training Award*
  • Food Manufacture Supply Chain Partnership Award*
  • Food Manufacture Technology Partnership Award*
  • Food Manufacture Award for Export*

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People Awards
You can enter all the awards, as many times as you like

  • Food Manufacture Site Team of the Year*
  • Food Manufacture Apprentice of the Year*

*No split by size of turnover

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Overall Awards
There is no entry process for the overall awards – the winners are chosen from the top performing small (sales under £10m) or large (sales above £10m) company in each of the main category awards.

  • Small Food Manufacture Company of the Year
  • Large Food Manufacture Company of the Year
  • Food Manufacture Company of the Year

Food Manufacture 2020 Business Leader of the Year
The Food Manufacture 2020 Business Leader of the Year is voted for online by the public. A shortlist is drawn up by the editorial team and designed to recognise leading lights and influencers in the industry for their achievements for their business and, potentially, the whole sector.

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