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we always have such AMAZING SUPPORT fOr the fresh awards and this year will be no EXCEPTION.
Below is a list of our valued sponsors for the FPC Fresh Awards 2022. You can read about their individual business sectors and visit their websites for a deep dive of discovery.
multiple fruit & veg retailer of the year award
IFCO’s business model is based on the concept of a circular economy. Our Reusable Packaging Containers (RPCs) are meant to be shared and reused for a more sustainable supply chain. We have been doing this since 1992. Our pooling system ensures greater efficiency for you. Because IFCO RPCs are shared, not purchased, you save money, space, and time. We manage the entire process from issues to collection, sortation, inspection, and sanitisation. Our business is based on trust, in-depth market knowledge and providing flexible solutions to best serve you.VISIT THE SITE
UK GROWER OF THE YEAR
The story of Asda is one of pioneering people with visionary ideas. From the very beginning our driving force has been to offer our customers the best value and service - to help them to save money and live better. We built our business upon listening to our diverse range of customers and offering what they need. We're at our best when we keep things simple. From checkout to boardroom, our colleagues and customers are the heroes, and they've always made Asda, Extra Special.
UK GROWER OF THE YEAR
Formed in 2004 with the Asda customer is at the heart of everything we do. We're here to improve the value, quality and availability of our products as well ensure that we are Asda’s lowest cost, sustainable supply chain solution. Our sustainable sourcing model supports Asda’s mission to help their customers to save money and live better lives. We are one of the largest importers of produce in the UK procuring everything from Australian chardonnay to British Strawberries and our buyers work hard with our growers to source the very best product.
BUSINESS SERVICE PARTNER award
With roots traceable back to the 1850’s, Total Produce is today part of Dole plc - the world’s leading premier fresh produce provider. Committed to best agronomic and sustainable practices from farm to fork, we operate across Europe and beyond, serving the retail, wholesale, foodservice and ecommerce sectors and offering our customers and consumers alike a complete portfolio of fresh fruits and vegetables: the cream of the global crop and the very best of local.
BEST PLACE TO WORK award
In this increasingly competitive sector you need legal advisors who understand the issues you face – whether driven by regulation or commercial pressures. Because we have worked with many food businesses across the UK, advising on a wide range of issues, you can be confident that we will deliver effective and holistic solutions to the challenges you face.
lifetime achievement award
Recognised as the avocado experts, Westfalia UK is a multinational organisation with the largest avocado-growing footprint in the world. Suppliers to retail, foodservice and wholesale sectors through our specialist means, we supply the finest avocado to various shops, store, and wholesale suppliers. Our quality is of the highest, and our customer service to all sections is second to none.
SUPERMARKET FRUIT & VEG SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR award
PML is a family-owned business that has been established as a company for 17 years. As dedicated logistic specialists, we effectively manage the supply chain of temperature sensitive goods. Working across both import and export, our logistics experts will transport your cargo door-to-door, with maximum efficiency, on time and on budget by air, by sea or by road.
rising star of the year award
IPP is not only a leading pallet pool provider, but also a vital part of demanding and fast-moving FMCG supply chain. Operating a circular re-use system for high quality pallets and boxes across the UK and Europe, IPP seamlessly manages a sustainable and customer-focused approach. Driven by its core values ‘care, dare, deliver’. Producers and retailers that work with IPP are collaborating with a responsible and efficiency focused business that achieves optimal supply chain results together with customers and suppliers.
SUPERMARKET FLORAL/PLANT SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR award
ICL UK is a World Class shipping agent and logistics provider offering the most reliable delivery and customer-focused solutions, with branches at all major ports and inland borders.
WHOLESALE FRUIT & VEG SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR award
Spitalfields Market is situated in the end of London and is Britain’s premier wholesale fruit, vegetable and flower market. Recognised as the UK’s highest turnover horticultural market, with the finest range of products and the largest customer base.
agritech & innovation excellence award
Aptean is one of the world’s leading providers of industry-specific software. Our enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain solutions are uniquely designed to meet the needs of food and beverage producers, manufacturers, and distributors. With both cloud and on-premises deployment options, Aptean’s products, services and unmatched expertise help food and beverage businesses to scale, maximize productivity and succeed.
OF THE YEAR
New Covent Garden Market is the oldest and largest Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Wholesale Market in the UK. Located in Nine Elms, on the banks of the River Thames, it is ideally located to serve customers across London and throughout the South East of England with a year-round offer of premium, seasonal and world-class fresh produce. With over 170 businesses trading from the site, New Covent Garden Market is home to some of the most experienced and expert people to be found anywhere in this great industry. The 48-acre site is currently being redeveloped to create a Market fit for the future, ensuring that New Covent Garden Market remains at the forefront of fresh horticultural produce supply for decades to come.
MANAGER OF THE YEAR
Established over 30 years ago, Prophet are the UK’s leading software provider for the fresh food and horticultural business, with extensive experience of fresh and chilled perishable produce. Founded in the late 1980s,the company was set up to provide inventory control and accounting systems and today from operations on three continents currently delivers advanced Microsoft based ERP, MRP, Business Analytics and Real Automation functionality to hundreds of successful Fresh Produce companies throughout the world.
HR Initiative OF THE YEAR
MorePeople is a market leader for professional recruitment across the UK and internationally.
They specialise in the Fresh Produce, Food, Horticulture, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors.
Clients range from 'own label' suppliers to blue chip brands.
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The Fresh Awards are the perfect opportunity for you to raise your business profile.
A glittering night of celebration awaits, with dinner and presentation ceremony attended not just by shortlisted businesses, but also some of the leading industry figures. The FPC Fresh Awards 2022 provides unprecedented networking opportunity, allowing you to showcase your organisation to a large fresh produce industry audience.
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