This year’s prestigious Food Management Today Industry Awards ceremony and lunch is set to take place next week hosted by renowned chef, John Torode.

Organisers are now working on the final flourishes for the event to be held on 31st January at the five star Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington.

As well as welcoming returning host Torode of MasterChef fame, the ceremony will also feature guest speaker Robbie Glen.

Awards organiser, Emma Cash, said: “These awards are a great success story and offer a brilliant opportunity to recognise the innovative work that is going on across the food industry. Tickets have sold quickly and we have recieved outstanding support, so are looking forward to a really enjoyable occasion.

“We are delighted that John is joining us again for the lunch and ceremony, and his involvement really does endorse the fact that these events have become a major part of the food processing and retailing calendar.”

The event will recognise and honour products, companies and individuals in 16 categories, including:

• Best Ingredients Supplier
• Best Machinery/Equipment Supplier
• Best Trade Organisation
• Best Training Initiative
• Food Retailer of the Year
• Most innovative packaging development
• Best Frozen Product
• Best Bakery Product
• Best Seafood Product
• Best Red Meat Product
• Best Poultry Product
• Best Dairy Product
• Best ‘Free From’ Product
• Best New Product Development

For late availability tickets or table bookings, visit or call Emma Cash on 01908 613323.

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