The awards was presented by Brakes Marketing Director James Armitage.
One of the most hotly contended categories. In hardship businesses are always looking to keep costs down, maintain employment yet boost profit. Many businesses have used this opportunity to look at sustainability; their impact and have adjusted working practices to fulfill this criteria. This category is all about the innovators and those that really scrutinise the responsibility of their product. Judges looked for evidence how the product has benefitted the customers, economic benefits, and consistency of supply, environmental impact, social impact, and innovation.
Shortlisted in this Category were:
Comments from the judges on the Runner up were ‘clearly a long term commitment to solving the problem of dairy bulls in the supply chain’. The Runner Up is DB Foods with Brookfield Farm High Welfare English Veal
The Winner of the 2013 Sustainable Supplier Award however is Vegware.