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19 September 2014

Press Release: Mars UK is Health and Wellbeing Champion at FDF Awards

Slough-based manufacturer Mars UK scooped the award for Health and Wellbeing Champion for its 'FA Mars Just Play' initiative at last night's prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards.  More about Mars UK is Health and Wellbeing Champion at FDF Awards


19 September 2014

Press Release: Kettle Foods Crowned Community Partner at FDF Awards

Norwich-based gourmet potato snack producer Kettle Foods scooped the Community Partner Award at last night's prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards for its 'Kettle Cares' programme.  More about Kettle Foods Crowned Community Partner at FDF Awards


19 September 2014

Press Release: Scottish Seafood Exporter FAO27 Scoops Top Prize at FDF Awards

FAO27, a company which provides export support to a number of Scottish seafood family businesses, received two prizes at the prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards last night including the top accolade.  More about Scottish Seafood Exporter FAO27 Scoops Top Prize at FDF Awards


19 September 2014

Press Release: Joe & Seph's Gourmet Popcorn is Top Growing Business at FDF Awards

London-based business Joe & Seph's Gourmet Popcorn, producer of over 30 innovative flavours of popcorn, scooped the coveted 'Growth Business Award' at last night's prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards. More about Joe & Seph's Gourmet Popcorn is Top Growing Business at FDF Awards


19 September 2014

Press Release: Nestlé Graduate named Engineer of The Year at FDF Awards

Nestlé UK & Ireland engineering graduate James Cheema was crowned 'Engineer of the Year' at last night's prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards.  More about Nestlé Graduate named Engineer of The Year at FDF Awards


19 September 2014

Press Release: Company Shop Crowned Community Partner at FDF Awards

Barnsley-based social supermarket Company Shop scooped the Community Partner Award at last night's prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards.  More about Company Shop Crowned Community Partner at FDF Awards


19 September 2014

Press Release: Chilled Food Association Scoops Education Initiative Prize at FDF Awards

The Chilled Food Association (CFA), the Kettering-based body which champions best practice hygiene standards for UK chilled prepared food, won the Education Initiative award at last night's prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards. More about Chilled Food Association Scoops Education Initiative Prize at FDF Awards


19 September 2014

Press Release: Bactest Scoops Top Innovation Prize at FDF Awards

Cambridge-based Bactest, a biotechnology start-up, scooped the Innovation Award at last night's prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards for its 'Speedy Breedy' rapid, portable contamination test.  More about Bactest Scoops Top Innovation Prize at FDF Awards


19 September 2014

Press Release: SFDF/FDF position statement on the results of the referendum

Dr Colette Backwell, Director at SFDF comments on today's referendum result. More about SFDF/FDF position statement on the results of the referendum


19 September 2014

Press Release: Industry's top performers celebrated at FDF Awards Ceremony

Last night, outstanding individuals, ambitious initiatives and growing food and drink businesses were recognised for their contribution to the economy, community and environment at the prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards.  More about Industry's top performers celebrated at FDF Awards Ceremony