Congratulations to our member, ABP Food Group who have won the prestigious accolade of Food Manufacture of the Year at the 2018 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards which took place in the London Hilton on Park Lane last week.
ABP Food Group’s UK business encompasses the Newry and Lurgan sites in Northern Ireland. The company was praised by the judging panel, led by Iain Ferguson, Joint Chairman of the Food & Drink Sector Council for championing a tough stance on modern slavery and driving a comprehensive programme of environmental initiatives.
Commenting on the achievement, George Mullan Managing Director of ABP Food Group in Northern Ireland said:
“We are delighted to win such a prestigious award and to receive independent recognition for the many exciting innovative initiatives which are taking place across all of our UK sites. These range from the introduction of our new DC Super Hero range with Warner Bros, an industry first.
We are also making significant progress with our sustainability programme where we are on course to reach our 2020 climate and energy targets ahead of schedule. This award is fitting recognition for all ABP Food Group colleagues and their commitment to ensuring our customers receive the highest quality products with the very best in customer service.”