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Are you proud of your NPD? Think your business has pushed forwards, leveraging the full benefits of the latest high-tech manufacturing? If so, our Food Manufacture Excellence Awards judges are looking for you and your team.

The awards have continuously evolved to represent the sector’s needs and this year we have added two new categories - Future Talent and Sustainability Awards giving you more chances to win than ever before.

Plus, we have made it possible for the same company to enter as many main categories as they like and as always, we have tried to make the entry process as clear and straightforward as possible. So tell us your story!

Entry deadline: Monday 6 September 2021

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2022

Category Awards Entry 

The aim of these awards is to independently highlight category leaders and trendsetters for their benefit and the benefit of their customers. Entries must demonstrate significant achievement in their category in at least three of the following areas: customer relationship building, quality assurance; environment and efficiency, skills development and training and business development. Entries should outline the benefits to the businesses of these achievements in terms of financial performance or market share and to its customers based on one or more testimonials.

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The aim of these awards is to independently highlight category leaders and trendsetters for their benefit and the benefit of their customers. Entries must demonstrate significant achievement in their category in at least three of the following areas: customer relationship building, quality assurance; environment and efficiency, skills development and training and business development. Entries should outline the benefits to the businesses of these achievements in terms of financial performance or market share and to its customers based on one or more testimonials.

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The aim of these awards is to independently highlight category leaders and trendsetters for their benefit and the benefit of their customers. Entries must demonstrate significant achievement in their category in at least three of the following areas: customer relationship building, quality assurance; environment and efficiency, skills development and training and business development. Entries should outline the benefits to the businesses of these achievements in terms of financial performance or market share and to its customers based on one or more testimonials.

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The aim of these awards is to independently highlight category leaders and trendsetters for their benefit and the benefit of their customers. Entries must demonstrate significant achievement in their category in at least three of the following areas: customer relationship building, quality assurance; environment and efficiency, skills development and training and business development. Entries should outline the benefits to the businesses of these achievements in terms of financial performance or market share and to its customers based on one or more testimonials.

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The aim of these awards is to independently highlight category leaders and trendsetters for their benefit and the benefit of their customers. Entries must demonstrate significant achievement in their category in at least three of the following areas: customer relationship building, quality assurance; environment and efficiency, skills development and training and business development. Entries should outline the benefits to the businesses of these achievements in terms of financial performance or market share and to its customers based on one or more testimonials.

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The aim of these awards is to independently highlight category leaders and trendsetters for their benefit and the benefit of their customers. Entries must demonstrate significant achievement in their category in at least three of the following areas: customer relationship building, quality assurance; environment and efficiency, skills development and training and business development. Entries should outline the benefits to the businesses of these achievements in terms of financial performance or market share and to its customers based on one or more testimonials.

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The aim of these awards is to independently highlight category leaders and trendsetters for their benefit and the benefit of their customers. Entries must demonstrate significant achievement in their category in at least three of the following areas: customer relationship building, quality assurance; environment and efficiency, skills development and training and business development. Entries should outline the benefits to the businesses of these achievements in terms of financial performance or market share and to its customers based on one or more testimonials.

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The aim of these awards is to independently highlight category leaders and trendsetters for their benefit and the benefit of their customers. Entries must demonstrate significant achievement in their category in at least three of the following areas: customer relationship building, quality assurance; environment and efficiency, skills development and training and business development. Entries should outline the benefits to the businesses of these achievements in terms of financial performance or market share and to its customers based on one or more testimonials.

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Industry Initiative 

Entrants must demonstrate significant growth and development and market penetration in overseas markets, particularly focusing on how it overcame key obstacles.

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This award is designed to recognise partnerships between processors and service providers, including for example packaging or equipment suppliers, energy or food safety consultancies and contract packers or manufacturers. Processors gain recognition alongside their third-party partners. Examples might be an engineering firm executing a bespoke project to improve production line performance; an IT provider introducing a tailored solution integrated into existing systems to digitise records, improving traceability, visibility and efficiency; a warehouse or logistics provider designing a unique storage or distribution solution offering clear business benefits. Awards are given to manufacturers, but jointly collected by them and a representative of their solutions provider.

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Entries must include a training initiative devised in-house even if an external agency delivered the training. Entrants must show that the initiative addressed a priority issue in a highly timely and effective manner and demonstrate staff engagement and skills improvement, with reference to final assessment and business improvement and development.

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This is a company award designed to recognise a food or drink manufacturer that has made substantial strides in the field of environmental initiatives. Entrants should be able to provide concrete examples of ways in which they have contributed to the environment or lessened their environmental impact. These could include areas such as reducing wate or good use of waste; reducing greenhouse gas emissions; improving land use; efficient use of water or energy; generating renewable energy or encouraging biodiversity.

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People Awards 

Entrants should be an apprentice in the current financial year. They should aim to show how they have benefited their business operationally and/or commercially in terms of savings or efficiencies achieved and/or income/revenue generated. Applicants should indicate the apprentice’s: ability to generate new skills necessary for career development; willingness to take on more responsibility; teamwork and leadership potential; initiative and communication skills.

If you would like to enter more than one person into this category, please contact the team on 01293 610422

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Entrants must show the team’s key achievements and how these benefited the overall business in terms of growth in sales, profit margin or production. They should show how well they worked together to meet team targets/objectives.

If you would like to enter more than one team into this category, please contact us on 01293 610422

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This award is designed to reward an individual under 30 years old in a junior non-administrative role within a food or drink manufacturer who is already benefitting the company and who holds future potential. Entrants should be nominated by a colleague, ideally their line manager, who should show the positive contribution they have made to their employer, together with any admirable personal characteristics they may possess.

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