Still time to finalise Food Manufacture Excellence Awards entries

Food Manufacture​ extended the deadline to 20 September after hearing the pleas of many who called for more time in the midst of what has been a difficult time for the industry which is faced with a labour skills crisis and continued disruption from Brexit and COVID-19.

Big and small companies across the food and drink sector have already submitted their entries for the industry Oscars – but there is still time to get that last minute entry in.

Free to enter

It is free to enter and there are a total of 15 categories, including eight main categories. Winners in the eight main categories have the chance to win the top accolade of Food Manufacture​ Company of the Year. 

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You don’t have to be perfect, all you have to do is tell us your story and show how well you have met your customers’ needs. Read our guide​ on putting a winning entry together.

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Now in its 21st year, the Food Manufacture​ Excellence Awards are the undisputed, original and best accolades annually recognising corporate and individual excellence in food processing at all levels. 

Widely regarded in the industry as the gold standard and the one to win, the awards have continuously evolved to represent the sector’s needs better.

The winners will be announced on Thursday 10 February 2022. It’s an evening where you can join like-minded people to celebrate success and the wealth of achievement in our vital sector.