FDF Awards 2018

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

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards 2018, took place on the 20 September at The Royal Lancaster, London, which brought together over 500 guests to celebrate the food and drink manufacturing industry's contribution to the UK.

Jay Rayner, celebrity restaurant critic and food journalist for The Observer, hosted the event which was sponsored by headline partner Santander Corporate & Commercial.

Congratulations to all our 2018 award winners

Apprentice of the Year - sponsored by Aktrion Group

Sophie Paveling - Coca-Cola European Partners Great Britain Ltd

Campaign of the Year - sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP

Unilever - Marmite Gene Project

Brand Launch of the Year

Birds Eye Limited - Birds Eye Relaunch 2017

Community Partner - sponsored by General Mills UK Ltd

NEMI: Empowering refugees through tea

Education Initiative - sponsored by Gazprom Energy

Nestlé UK - Nestle Academy Campus Team Initiative

Environmental Leadership - sponsored by Kite Packaging

Mondelez International - Cocoa Life

Exporter of the Year - sponsored by Santander Corporate & Commercial

Premier Foods

Food and Drink Scientist of the Year - sponsored by the Institute of Food Science and Technology

Simon Flanagan - RSSL

Food and Drink Engineer of the Year - sponsored by Sheffield Hallam University

Chris Quarmby - PepsiCo UK

HR Initiative

ABP UK - Stop Modern Slavery

Diet and Health - sponsored by Santander Corporate & Commercial

apetito Ltd

Innovation - sponsored by Omron Electronics Ltd

TrakRap Ltd - The TrakRap Packaging System

Rising Star - sponsored by PepsiCo UK

Katherine Cook - Premier Foods

Emerging Business - sponsored by Grant Thornton UK LLP


Santander Special Recognition Award


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Don't forget entry for our FDF Awards 2019 opens in November, if you would like more information please sign up to our events newsletter or email events@fdf.org.uk.

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