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2015 awards

2015 Awards

Chartered Secretaries & Administrators Awards
Best Annual Report - Premier Foods
We won ‘Best Annual Report’ in the FTSE Small Cap & AIM category at the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators Awards. Our annual report is shared with our financial stakeholders including our shareholders and analyst community, following the close of our financial year and you can read it on our website.
Food Manufacture Excellence Awards
Bakery manufacturing company of the year - Premier Foods
As part of the ‘life is better with cake’ campaign, an edible poster won our Mr Kipling team  the coveted ‘Bakery manufacturing company of the year’ at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs). The award was distinguished by a £20M investment last year in the new Mr Kipling snack pack cake slice production line at the Carlton factory. The annual Food Manufacture Excellence Awards, now in their 15th year, have become the premier event in the food and drink manufacturing calendar.
Waitrose Supplier Collaboration Awards
Waitrose Supplier of the Year - Premier Foods
We were awarded ‘Waitrose Supplier of the Year’ award at their annual supplier conference attended by all 400 Waitrose suppliers. It recognises both our outstanding contribution to their business strategy and our enormous efforts to build a strong and collaborative partnership with Waitrose.
In addition, we were commended for ‘Championing British’, an accolade that recognises our achievement in placing 88% of our procurement spend in 2015 with British farmers and suppliers.
Sainsbury’s Magazine Food and Drink Awards
Best Family Favourite – Bisto Gravy Granules
Best midweek Saviour – Batchelor Super Noodles
Best indulgent Treat – Mr Kipling Caramel Slices
Best Store Cupboard Essential – Oxo
Sainsbury’s customers made us their favourites in no less than four categories at the annual Sainsbury’s Magazine Food & Drink Awards. Over 114,000 Sainsbury’s customers voted for the food that their family loves to have at home.  
ASDA Bakery Awards
Most Innovative Product Launch of 2015 - Cadbury Amaze Bites
Amaze Bites won ASDA's coveted award for 'Most Innovative Product Launch of 2015'. Amaze Bites were originally conceived by colleagues at our Moreton Cadbury manufacturing site. Amaze Bites take Cadbury into the the ‘nibbles and bites’ cake subcategory for the first time.
Food and Drinks Federation Awards
Rising Star - Louise Eaton
The 2015 awards, hosted at The Brewery, London attracted entries from across the food and drink supply chain, from growers and producers to manufacturers and the leading retailers. Louise Eaton, Product Development Technologist at our Worksop site, was awarded the coveted Rising Star award. Louise first joined Premier on our Graduate programme in 2010. 

We were also nominated for:
Community Partner Awards - Bisto Together Project
Campaign of the Year Award - Life is Better With Cake
Community Partner - Premier Foods' Macmillan Cancer Support Campaign
We were shortlisted twice at the Food and Drinks Federation awards for our Bisto Together Project and our Mr.Kipling Life is Better with Cake campaign. We were also shortlisted for our two year partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support during which we raised over £320,000.
Point of Purchase Advertising International (POPAI) Awards
Gold Award – Best Temporary F&D Display Award
Silver Award – Best Overall Temporary Display of the Year Award
We received two awards for Oxo Shake n Flavour: a Gold Award for Best Temporary Food and Drink Display and a Silver Award for Best Overall Temporary Display of the Year. The awards programme celebrates the ‘best in best’ in retail display creativity, manufacturing and in-store implementation.
Today’s Group Supplier Awards
Grocery Supplier of the Year - Premier Foods
Foodservice Supplier of the Year - Premier Foodservice
Our Foodservice team won Foodservice Supplier of the Year for the second year in a row and Premier Foods won Grocery Supplier of the Year. The awards are run annually by the Today Group, the UK’s largest independent buying group with buying power exceeding £5.7bn, encompassing the largest network of independent cash & carry wholesalers and delivered wholesalers in the UK.

2015 Shortlisted and Nominations 

Engagement Excellence Awards
Best Smart Hub Re Launch - The Hamper
Best Branding - The Hamper
We were shortlisted for The Hamper, available to all Premier Food colleagues across our business. It’s home to exclusive colleague benefits including discounts across hundreds of retailers; savings on holidays, flights days out and at restaurants.
National Association of Care Catering Awards
This achievement recognises the work of our Foodservice team to help elderly people in the UK suffering from dementia and dysphagia enjoy safe, appetising meals. Our Foodservice team develop a catering guide with diet plans and recipes for carers of people suffering from dysphagia, a condition affecting the ability to swallow.
CIPS Supply Management Awards
Most Improved Procurement Operation - Step Change
The awards act as a benchmark for excellence and this nomination recognises the team's vision, hard work and collaborative leadership in procurement and supply management over the last 12 months.
Grocer Gold Awards
Brand of the Year shortlist - Bisto
Bisto made the shortlist after its release of two new innovative ranges; Simply Casserole Pastes and Rich Gravy Pastes.
Sainsbury’s Magazine Food and Drink Awards
Best Dairy Product shortlist - Ambrosia Devon Custard
Best New Food Product shortlist - Cadbury Neapolitan Mini Rolls
Best New Food Product shortlist - Loyd Grossman Lasagne Sauce

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