Book your place at the Meat & Poultry Processing Awards

Time is running out to book your place among the greats as the Meat & Poultry Processing Awards 2017 is fast approaching. 

Taking place on Thursday 2 March 2017 at Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel, the event will be attended by some of the biggest names in the food industry. Meat Trades Journal editor Rod Addy explained why you need to be there. “Whether you are a winner or a finalist, you can’t beat the feeling of being recognised as the cream of the crop. These awards carry real clout with trade customers and can give you a head start on your competitors. Aside from the press coverage should you win, it’s a great chance to reward your staff and boost team morale. All that and you get a great night out and an unbeatable networking opportunity.”

At this year’s Meat & Poultry Processing Awards, there will be comedy from Alfie Moore, a professional stand-up comedian with four sell-out Edinburgh Fringe shows. He’s also appeared on Radio 4’s Today programme, Sky News, Comic Relief and The Wright Stuff, as well as on Radio 5 Live.

Moore also competed in ITV’s Show Me The Funny and is well-known for his own Radio 4 series, It’s a Fair Cop, showcasing his deadpan look at law enforcement.

The finalists for this year’s awards are:

Environmental Initiative of the Year
•    T Soanes & Son Poultry
•    Moy Park
•    Helen Browning’s Organic
•    Cranswick

Exporter of the Year
•    Karro Food Group
•    Helen Browning’s Organic
•    The British Premium Sausage Company

Foodservice Processor of the Year
•    T Soanes & Son Poultry
•    John Sheppard Butchers
•    DB Foods
•    Bwydlyn Butchers

Plant Manager of the Year
•    Aaron Lynn – Finnebrogue
•    Matthew Preece – Morrisons Woodhead’s Spalding
•    Michael Tough – Morrisons Woodhead’s Turriff

Product Developer of the Year
•    Brakes
•    Finnebrogue
•    Gressingham Foods
•    Kezie Foods

Retail Processor of the Year
•    Finnebrogue
•    ABP UK
•    Kezie Foods

Small Processor of the Year
•    Jesse Smith Butchers & W J Castle
•    The Yorkshire Wagyu Company
•    Helen Browning’s Organic
•    Brendan Anderton Butchers

Supply Chain Initiative of the Year
•    Buitelaar Group UK
•    ABP UK
•    DB Foods

Young Processor of the Year
•    Hayley Lewis – The Welsh Sausage Co
•    Simon Langley – Tulip
•    Cole Mather – Kezie Foods

To book a place at this year’s awards, click here or contact Elizabeth Ellis on or 01293 846593.

The Meat & Poultry Processing Awards 2017 are kindly supported by AHDB, Interfood Technology, Multivac, Reiser and casino partner Systems Integration.

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