The Food and Drink Federation Awards ceremony showcased the success and achievements of the UK's food and drink manufacturing industry. A panel of expert judges were tasked with choosing the most inspiring, innovative and creative submissions with 21 prizes awarded to individuals, companies, and campaigns throughout the country. They were presented by broadcaster, writer, and comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli at London's The Brewery.
We are delighed to announce that Radnor Hills won the Special Recognition Award of the evening (sponsored by Santander)
"Radnor Hills Mineral Water Company, a soft drinks manufacturer in Powys, Wales that showed impressive growth, commitment to community development, and strong environmental ethos."
Ian Wright CBE, Director General of the Food and Drink Federation, said:
“The winners of the FDF Awards are the stars of our industry. I congratulate all of them and our shortlisted contestants and entrants. They demonstrate the vigour and brilliance of everyone who works so hard to provide the nation's food and drink. I also thank our judges and sponsors for making this event possible, and everyone who attended the ceremony for coming together to celebrate our winners.”
Nicola Thomas, Head of Food & Drink, Santander Corporate & Commercial Banking said:
“Supporting the food and drink industry has been a focus for Santander in 2017 and sponsoring these fantastic awards is one way to showcase our commitment to the sector. The standard of nominations was extremely high in all categories and congratulations must go to all the winners. We understand the importance of the sector to the success of the UK economy and were thrilled to celebrate their successes with industry leaders at the awards.”
The 2018 FDF Awards will launch in November 2017. For more information on the FDF Awards visit http://www.fdf.org.uk/fdf-awards.aspx.