Video: Footprint Awards 2017 – Can you spot your team!

The good and the great of foodservice and hospitality operators and the industry supply chain gathered together for the annual Footprint Awards celebration at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London.    

Sustainable Use of Natural Resources sponsored by Greene King

Shortlisted in this category:

  • Nestle Professional
  • Waterscan
  • Young’s Foodservice

The Runner Up: Nestle Professional for “Creating Shared Value”

Winner: Young’s Foodservice for “Project Trawlight”

Waste Management & Reduction Award sponsored by SWR

Shortlisted in this category:

  • Bunzl Catering Supplies
  • Compass Group
  • Vacherin
  • WRAP

Runner Up: Vacherin for “Waste Prevention and Waste Management at Vacherin”

Winner: WRAP for “Working Together To Take Action of Waste”

RSPCA Assured Award for commitment to Animal Welfare

 Shortlisted in this category:

  • McDonald’s
  • The Restaurant Group
  • Sodexo
  • The UK Foodhall
  • WSH

Runner Up: The Restaurant Group for “Free Range Eggs” project

Winner: McDonald’s for “Animal Welfare at McDonald’s”

Innovations in Packaging sponsored by Tate & Lyle Sugars

 Shortlisted in this category:

  • Coca-Cola European Partners & Kinneir Dufort
  • National Trust
  • Novamont
  • Smith Anderson

Runner Up: National Trust for “National Trust Compsotable Cups”

Winner: Coca-Cola European Partners & Kinneir Dufort for The Twist Bottle

Environmentally Efficient Logistics Award sponsored by GreenPro Solutions

 Shortlisted in this category:

  • Innocent
  • Kuehne & Nagel

Runner Up: Kuehne & Nagel for “Environmentally Efficient Logistics in partnership with Whitbread PLC”

Winner: innocent for “The Million Miles Project”

Sustainable Supplier Award sponsored by innocent

 Shortlisted in this category:

  • Carroll’s Heritage Potatoes
  • Nestle Professional

Runner Up: Carroll’s Heritage Potatoes for “Super Spuds”

Winner: CLEAN for “Eco-Friendly Laundry Services”

Economic Sustainability Award sponsored by Kuehne & Nagel

  • Adnams of Southwold
  • Food Cardiff (in partnership with City of Cardiff Council, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Public Health Wales and Sport Cardiff)
  • Prestige Purchasing

Runner Up: Food Cardiff for “School Holiday Enrichment Programme”

Winner: Adnams of Southwold for “Environmental Gearing”

Social Impact & Diversity Award sponsored by Sodexo

Shortlisted in this category:

  • Brakes
  • The Clink Charity
  • Food Cardiff
  • Harbour & Jones

Runner Up: Food Cardiff

Winner: The Clink Charity

Energy Efficiency Award sponsored by Wyke Farms

Shortlisted in this category:

  • Adande
  • Hoshizaki
  • Winterhalter

Runner Up: Winterhalter for “Connected Wash”

Winner: Hoshizaki for “the Gram SuperiorPlus K72G”

Sustainable Catering Equipment Manufacturer Award sponsored by Bidfood

 Shortlisted in this category:

  • Adande
  • Wrap Film Systems
  • Winterhalter

Runner Up: Wrap Film Systems for “Wrapmaster”

Winner: Adande for ‘Setting the Standard A+”

Stakeholder Engagement Award sponsored by Nestle Professional

Shortlisted in the category:

  • Bartlett Mitchell
  • Bidfood
  • Veris Strategies & Canary Wharf Management
  • McDonald’s

Runner Up: Bidfood for “Bidfood Stakeholder Activity Programme”

Winner: Veris Stratedies for “Wake Up & Smell The Coffee”

Sustainability In Education Award sponsored by Honest

Shortlisted in this category:

  • The Clink Charity
  • Food Cardiff
  • Independents by Sodexo
  • University of Brighton

Runner Up: The University of Brighton for “Field to Fork”

Winner: Independents by Sodexo for “Green & Lean Sustainable Meals”

2017 Special Achievement Footprint Award sponsored by Essential Cuisine

This year’s nominations:

  • David Clark - Red Tractor
  • Charles Clover - Blue Marine Foundation
  • George Eustice - Former Farming Minister

Winner: Charles Clover

As an environment journalist with 30 years’ experience, the recipient of this year’s Special Achievement Award has covered virtually every issue in food sustainability. His powerful and revealing book The End of The Line and the award-winning documentary film that it inspired, brought the problems of overfishing and its impacts into public focus. He is Executive Director of Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE), an innovative marine conservation charity founded in 2010. He was Environment Editor of The Daily Telegraph for 20 years and a columnist for the Sunday Times. He also co-founded Fish2Fork, a sustainable fish restaurant website and news channel about the oceans.

2017 Footprint Awards Community Vote sponsored by Nestle Professional

Those Businesses who scored the most votes were:

  • Cross Lanes Organic Farm, County Durham
  • Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm & Eco Centre, Buckinghamshire
  • Maitreya Social, Bristol
  • The Pines Garden Tea Room, Kent
  • Poco Café Bar, London E2
  • Riverford Field Kitchen, Devon
  • Silo Brighton, Sussex

Winner: The Pines Garden tea Room, Kent

Launch of the Compass ‘Designed With Health In Mind’ Report

A psychological approach to helping consumers make healthier choices in foodservice. Watch some of the content and discussion from the preview event of the Designed With Health In Mind report including Compass Group UK & Ireland's MD Dennis Hogan.

Download the full report HERE


Health & Vitality Honours 2017

 Health & Vitality Special Achievement Honours 2017

Sponsored by Nestlé Professional

Winner: Mick Hickman, Compass Group

Health & Vitality Communication and Engagement Honours 2017

Sponsored by innocent drinks

Winner: Artizian Catering

Runner Up: Sodexo UK & Ireland

Health & Vitality in Education Honours 2017

Sponsored by CH&Co

Winner: The University of Brighton

Runner Up: Chartwells and West Sussex County Council

Public Sector Health & Vitality Honours 2017

Sponsored by Leatherhead Food Research

Winner: ESS Support Services

Corporate Vitality Honours 2017

Sponsored by Nestlé Professional

Winner: Elior UK

Runner Up: ISS Integrated Solutions

Healthy Hospitality Honours 2017

Sponsored by Reynolds

Winner: Lexington Catering

Runner Up: ISS Integrated Solutions

Responsible Manufacturing Honours 2017

Sponsored by Sodexo UK & Ireland

Winner: Coca-Cola European Partners

Runner Up: Nestle UK & Ireland

Healthy Retailing Honours 2017

Presented by Amanda Ursell

Winner: McDonald's Restaurants

Runner Up: Abokado

Health & Vitality Product of the Year 2017

Presented by Footprint

Winner: Ofishial Foods Ready Meals

Runner Up: Boka Food