Food and Drink Federation Awards 2016

The awards are fast becoming the industry benchmark of excellence for innovation, competitiveness and talent.

22 September, The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London
Guest host: TV presenter and comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli

Highlights from FDF Awards 2016

Awards Shortlist

Apprentice of the Year

Addo Food Group - Ben Groom
Coca-Cola GB - Josh Sloan
Mars - Marc Cotton
Mondelez International - Omar Woodburn
Mondelez International - Grant Thomas
Nestlé UK - Keely Laycock
PepsiCo UK - Kaifer Williams

Campaign of the Year

Haribo - Kids' Voices
KP Snacks - Space Raiders - Out of this World
Mondelez International - Joynormous Surprise
Premier Foods - McDougalls Young Baking Team of the Year
Premier Foods - Bisto Spare Chair Sunday
Storm Communications - Proper Cornish - The Pasty Society

Community Champion

Ashbury Labelling - Alex Gibson & Louise Kakoulli
General Mills - Peter O'Reilly
Premier Foods - Anthony Warner
Wrigley - Gurpreet Saundh

Community Partner

Ferrero - Kinder + Sport
KP Snacks - Bolivian Peanut Project
KP Snacks - Living Leadership Team - Stockton Riverside College
Nestlé UK - Cocoa Plan
Warburtons - Community Investment Programme
Wrigley - PLUSS co-packaging

Education Initiative

KP Snacks - Healthy Eating Week
Premier Foods - McDougalls Young Baking Team of the Year
Thorntons - Factory Tours & Educational Projects
Wrigley - Open Wide, Step Inside

Environmental Leadership

ABP Beef - Ellesmere Development
KP Snacks - Sustaining Brazil Nut Collecting in Bolivia
Mondelez International - Cocoa Life
PepsiCo UK- 50 in 5 progress
United Biscuits - Ultra Biofuel Project

Exporter of the Year

Joe & Seph's
Kudos Blends
London Deli
Premier Foods
Ramsden International

Food and Drink Scientist of the Year

KP Snacks - Andy Clow
Mondelez International - Wayne Price
Mondelez International - Evelien Beuling
Premier Foods - Gordon Wiseman

Food and Drink Engineer of the Year

Addo Food Group - Ian Taylor
Mondelez International - Sarah Boyd
PepsiCo UK - John Walker
Premier Foods - Martin Law

Good Employer

Ashbury Labelling
Frank Roberts & Sons
KP Snacks
Premier Foods

Regional Growth Business

South West England:
Clipper Tea
Norton Barton

South East England:
Salter's Must Chup
Simply Ice Cream
Sweetpea Pantry
The London Bread Factory
Fools and Queens

Central England and Wales:
Incredible Bakery
Sleaford Quality Foods
Our House of Spice

Northern England:
Karro Food Group
T. Soanes & Son
The Yorkshire Wagyu Company

Scotland and Northern Ireland:
Macsween of Edinburgh
Mr C's Hand-Crafted Pies
Mash Direct
Ivan Wood & Sons

Health and Wellbeing

Little Dish
Wholegood Foods


apetito – Purée Petite
apetito – Free from
Premier Foods
United Biscuits

Product Reformulation

Bad Ass Cakes
Halo Foods
KP Snacks
Little Dish
Premier Foods

Rising Star

Addo Food Group - Samuel Benjamin
Jarrett Health - Pearl Jarrett
KP Snacks - Natasha Barnett
Mars - Harriett Greenwood
Premier Foods - Geraldine Garbett
Sleaford Quality Foods - Rob McAndrew

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