Food and Drink Federation Awards 2017

Sponsored by Santander

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

The Food and Drink Federation Awards ceremony showcased the success and achievements of the UK's food and drink manufacturing industry.

The Winners have now been announced! Find out more below:

Highlight video

Apprentice of the Year (sponsored by AKTRION FOOD)

Elise Rawlins, Bidfood

Campaign of the Year

Mars Chocolate UK's campaign MALTESERS® 'Look on the Light Side'

Community Champion (sponsored by Santander)

Victoria Prowse, Coca-Cola European Partners Ltd

Community Partner (sponsored by General Mills UK Ltd)


Education Initiative

Central England Co-operative

Weetabix Food Company

Environmental Leadership (sponsored by Kite Packaging)

PepsiCo UK - 50 in 5 project

Exporter of the Year (sponsored by Santander)

BFree Foods

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

Sarah Cain - The Wrigley Company

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

Dr Wendy Russell - Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health

Good Employer

KP Snacks 'Achieving Together': Creating and embedded KP's values and behaviours


Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition

Innovation (sponsored by Omron)


Rising Star (sponsored by PepsiCo UK)

David King, Bidfood

Regional Growth Business (sponsored by Grant Thornton UK LLP)

Central & Northern England: The Yorkshire Wagyu Company Ltd

Scotland & Northern Ireland: Loch Duart Salmon

South East England: Joe & Seph's Gourmet Popcorn

South West England: Friska

Wales: Tiny Rebel

Special Recognition Award (sponsored by Santander)

Radnor Hills Mineral Water Company

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