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Celebrating Manufacturing Performance

The Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2016 were held last night at London Hilton on Park Lane, celebrating outstanding performance and innovation in food manufacture businesses of all sizes and across all sectors from beverages and bakery to dairy and chilled…

LI Europe had the privilege of sponsoring the Judges’ Star Performer Award, and Jeremy Praud (pictured below with TV personality Carol Smilie and the winners) made the presentation to SK Foods for the company’s commitment to assuring the top quality nature and traceability of ingredients sourced from its diverse supply chain.

SK Foods was selected for the award from a shortlist of five candidates, including ABP UK and Davison Canners.

Read the full write up of SK Foods’ win on the Food Manufacture website.


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