Many companies within our industry do exceptional work, creating products or developing new ways of thinking and working.

Entrants must show either of these:

  • Significant development achieved over the past three years in either product research and/or Development in the food supply chain e.g. developing new ingredients to cut waste or improve yield.
  • A significant and innovative change to the way you do business e.g. processes, factory design or logistics.

Previous winners

FDF Awards - Innovation 2021 - Company Shop Group

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Innovation 2021 - Company Shop Group

The Luminary Programme is a pioneering mentoring programme for industry leaders, shining a light on ways to make intelligent surplus management an asset for business, a benefit for the planet, and a force for good in communities everywhere.

Meatless Farm

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Innovation 2020

Meatless Farm have been working to develop their range to make it as healthy and tasty as possible. This year, Meatless Farm is launching its first ever soya-free products, from the brand’s new pea product range.

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Innovation 2019

Founded almost 50 years ago, Company Shop Group is a wholly family-owned business that has grown from a single corner shop to the £40m+ business that it is today.

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