Awards 2018

FPA EXHIBITION AND AWARDS DINNER 2018

GRAND HOTEL BRIGHTON – 8 MARCH

CELEBRITY HOST – ROD WOODWARD

Details of ticket prices and how to book will be announced soon.

 

AWARDS 2018 SPONSORS

Catering Operator – NCCO
Corporate & Social Responsibility – Northwood
Design Team – Polystar
Food & Drink Manufacturer – Bidfood
Manufacturer – Bunzl Catering Supplies
National Distributor – Wrap Film Systems
Product Innovation – Seda
Regional Distributor – Anson Packaging
Retailer Operator – Rapid Action Packaging
Sustainability – RPC Group

Rising Star Award – FPA
Chairman’s Award – FPA

Afternoon Tea – Jena
Casino – CMC Daymark
Napkins – Swan Mill Paper Co (with proceeds donated to the FPA Charity, Great Ormond Street Hospital)

Sponsors of wine, cocktails and midnight snack will be announced soon

For more information about the Awards, please contact Caroline or email caroline@foodservicepackaging.org.uk or call 02079 938343.

FPA AWARDS WINNERS 2017 VIDEO 2017

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PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE DINNER AND EXHIBTION

AWARDS FORMAT & JUDGING

AWARDS 17 NEWSLETTER

 

The biggest and brightest FPA awards night ever was enjoyed by 450 FPA members and their guests in the splendid surroundings of The Grand Hotel Brighton, with the winners of the 2017 FPA Awards announced by celebrity guest comedian, Jo Caulfield – hailed as Britain’s funniest woman.

 

From the pre-dinner cocktails and canapés to the superb three course meal, and the after party sing-along, the evening was, as always, was a huge success.  The generosity of FPA members once again exceeded expectations with more than £5000 raised for our new charity Great Ormond Street Hospital.

 

 

2017 Awards – the winners..

MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR as voted for by FPA distributor members  RAPID ACTION PACKAGING         Highly Commended: amipak, SCA Hygiene Products

NATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR as voted for by FPA manufacturer members  TRI-STAR PACKAGING          Highly Commended: Bunzl Catering Supplies, Socius Network, Alliance National

REGIONAL DISTRIBUTOR based on the result of customer surveys ALL PURPOSE CLEANING AND CATERING SUPPLIES        Highly Commended: Magenta, London Catering & Hygiene Solutions

FOODSERVICE RETAILER as voted for by FPA members – PRET A MANGER

FOOD & DRINK MANUFACTURER as voted for by FPA members  – BAKKAVOR

FOODSERVICE OPERATOR –  as voted by FPA members  – COMPASS

PRODUCT INNOVATION – as judged by an independent panel – SMITH ANDERSON                 Highly Commended: Smith Anderson, for Greggs Pizza Pocket, Tri-Star Packaging for Gourmet 24.7, Rapid Action Packaging for Open Sandwich Box, Rapid Action Packaging for Strip Laminated HandwRap, Euro Packaging for Meal Deal Combination Carrier. 

Ones to Watch: Frugalpac for Frugalcup, Huhtamaki  UK for Future Smart and Euro Packaging for Meal Deal Combination Carrier

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY  as judged by an independent panel  – BRAKES              Highly Commended: Bidvest Foodservice

SUSTAINABILITY  FPA SUSTAINABILITY AWARD  as judged by an independent panel   NOVAMONT for dual use compostable carrier bag Highly Commended:  Delphis Eco and Vegware

RISING STAR AWARD The FPA Inaugural Rising Star Award to KATHERINE FLEET, RPC Group

CHAIRMAN’s AWARD to NEIL WHITTALL, Huhtamaki UK

JUDGES

CSR & SUSTAINABILITY JUDGES

Helen McFarlane – McDonald’s Restaurants
Iain Ferguson – Co-op
Trewin Restorick – Hubbub
Paul Rhodes – Greggs
Professor Rob Holdway – Brunel University and Giraffe Innovation
Paul Vanston – INCPEN
Derek Robertson – Keep Scotland Beautiful

PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD JUDGES

Matt Spencer  – Caffe Nero
Karen Graley – Waitrose
Dick Searle – Packaging Federation
Paula Chin – Pret A Manger
Phil Chadwick – Packaging News
Nehal Thakkar – KFC
Mike Hanson – Baxter Storey

 

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