23 September 2016

Premier Foods scoops three FDF awards

23 September 2016 - Premier Foods has picked up three FDF awards at this year’s event, which took place last night in London and was hosted by TV’s Hardeep Singh Kohli.

The prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards recognise outstanding individuals, ambitious initiatives and growing food and drink businesses for their contribution to the economy, community and environment. And Premier Foods won in the following categories:  Campaign of the Year for Bisto Spare Chair Sunday, Scientist of the Year (Gordon Wiseman), and Reformulation, recognising the company’s work in removing sugar and adding vegetables to its popular Homepride sauces range. In addition, Geraldine Garbett was recognised as ‘highly commendable’ in the Rising Star Category.

Chief Executive of Premier Foods, Gavin Darby, said, “I am incredibly proud of all of my colleagues today who were nominated for the awards, and delighted that we were recognised in four categories. The calibre of entries this year was extremely high, and the awards we’ve won are testament to the talented and committed team we have working here at Premier Foods.” 

Other Premier Foods nominations included the following:
~ Campaign of the Year: McDougall’s Young Baking Team
~ Education Initiative: McDougall’s Young Baking Team
~ Food & Drink Engineer: Martin Law
~ Exporter
~ Good Employer
~ Community Champion: Anthony Warner
~ Innovation: Sharwood’s Stir Fry melt

FDF’s Director General Ian Wright said:
“With so many talented, ambitious and successful companies and people making our sector what it is, FDF is proud to award the best and brightest for their innovative approaches, commitment to the community, and vital contribution to the economy.

“My congratulations go to the worthy winners and thanks to the judges and sponsors who made the event possible.”

(Winners case studies are available here).

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