Wins for UK meat sector at Food Industry Awards 2023
Meat industry products, companies and people were featured prominently amongst the winners and finalists of the 2023 FMT Food Industry Awards, held in London on Tuesday 6th June.
The annual Food Awards champion innovation, service and great products from different sectors of food production, manufacturing and retailing.
This year’s black-tie dinner and ceremony was hosted by entertainer and magician Pete Firman.
The award for Best Red Meat Product went to Dovecote Park for its Waitrose No. 1 Dry Aged British Beef T-Bone Steak. Meat industry names were also winners of the awards for Best New Product Development and Best Frozen Product.
The FMT Food Industry Awards recognise the best across the UK food industry rewarding organisations, products and suppliers in 16 different categories.
The Food Industry Champion of the Year award went to Minette Batters, president of the National Farmers’ Union (NFU). Batters was recognised for her unfaltering leadership and dedication to the British food and farming sectors, particularly amid some of the most challenging circumstances for the industries in recent times.
Meat industry and allied sector winners were:
Best Trade Organisation – British Frozen Food Federation
Best Ingredients Supplier – Kerry Taste & Nutrition
Best Machinery / Equipment Supplier – Marel
Best Training Initiative – ABP Talent Academy / Graduate Scheme
Best New Product Development – Marks and Spencer Mini Steak Sandwiches – Scotbeef
Best Frozen Product – Iceland Luxury The Perfect Lamb Leg Joint – Dunbia
Best Bakery Product – Steak and Stilton 6” Pie – Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd
Best Red Meat Product – Waitrose No. 1 Dry Aged British Beef T-Bone Steak – Dovecote Park
Best Poultry Product – Duck Three Bird Roast – Adlington Ltd
Food Retailer of the Year – Aldi
Food Manufacturer of the Year – Linden Foods
Food Industry Champion Award – Minette Batters – president, NFU
To see the full results including other categories click here.