The Roll of Honour for the 2017 Health & Vitality Honours has today been announced by sustainability champion Footprint, after much anticipation from the Food Industry.
Now in its fifth year, the Health & Vitality Honours is the platform for businesses to showcase best practice and be recognised for their remarkable efforts which are making a real difference to the state of the nation’s health through ground-breaking innovation and forward thinking strategies which support customers, and wider communities. This year saw entry levels almost double, reflecting how seriously the foodservice industry is taking the issue of health and wellbeing.
The team of expert judges whittled the finalists down to just nineteen organisations, who will be competing for categories such as the Corporate Vitality Honours, Healthy Hospitality Honours and Healthy Retailing Honours.
The 2017 Roll of Honours is made up of the following organisations :
- Boka Food
- Chartwell's, Compass Group
- Coca-Cola European Partners
- Elior UK
- innocent drinks
- ISS Facilities Services
- Lexington Catering
- McDonald's Restaurants
- Mr Lee's Noodles Company
- Nestle UK & Ireland
- Ofishial Foods
- Pret A Manger
- Sodexo UK & Ireland
- University of Brighton
Commenting on the 2016 Roll of Honours shortlist Nick Fenwicke-Clennell, CEO of Footprint said:
"The importance of promoting nutrition, health and wellbeing remains one of the key issues of our time and it gives us great pleasure to announce this year's Health and Vitality Roll of Honours. The initiatives entered for the 2017 programme highlight the tremendous strides made by the foodservice sector, which continues to take its responsibility to the consumer in this area immensely seriously and leads on best practice."
"The achievements of all the organisations competing for a Health and Vitality Honour showcase the contribution the industry can make towards the health of the nation, and we hope it will help inspire others to take up the challenge of improving their customers’ nutrition, health and wellbeing."
“We’ve had a truly brilliant response to this year’s Honours and we wish all those in this Roll of Honours the very best of luck” he added.
The winners will be announced in a glittering awards lunch to be held on Thursday 26th of January in The Long Room at Lords Cricket Ground. Space limited. Book tickets now to avoid disappointment.
The headline sponsor for the 2016 Health & Vitality Honours is Nestle Professional with other sponsors including; CH&Co, Leatherhead Food Research, Innocent and Sodexo.
Tickets to attend the awards are now available and for further information visit www.healthandvitalityhons.com.