SOFHT Awards 2017 – Nominate Online

Following the success of the last 13 years of the SOFHT Awards, it is now time for you to be involved and nominate those people or companies who you feel deserve to be recognised for the SOFHT Awards 2017.

Entry notes:

Best NEW Product nominations must be accompanied by independent analysis/testing data where appropriate.

  • Best NEW Product and Best NEW Service nominations should explain why they are innovative
  • Best Trainer and Best Training Company categories must confirm:
    • The number of training courses conducted over the past 12 months
    • The level of training courses

Best New Product & ServiceWaitrose

Sponsored by Waitrose

This broad category covers any aspect of food, service or equipment, and is designed to enable any company in the food industry, or supplying/servicing the food industry, to participate. The Society wishes to receive nominations for a product, or service, or item of equipment that has delivered an innovative product, and/or approach, and/or system to the industry.  The product should be identifiably different to any existing product in its category or area of activity, providing a new experience and/or additional benefits to existing and/or new customers. The product must be readily available in the market and have proven performance with endorsements from at least two food industry customers.

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Company of the Year3m-pal

Sponsored by 3M Food Safety & Pal International

This category is for companies that have markedly and consistently produced an outstanding performance in their area/sector over the year, and demonstrated one or more of the following:

  • A marked, measurable and consistent improvement in standards over the year.
  • Successfully launched the most exciting and/or novel range  of new products or service (food, service equipment etc). Successfully launched the most exciting and/or novel
  • Successfully launched the most exciting and/or novel  range of packaging.

There are 2 awards in this category:

  1. Company with LESS than 100 employees.
  2. Company with MORE than 100 employees.

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Best Traineranderson

Sponsored by Anderson Food Hygiene

This category is designed to find a person currently active in the food industry, who is providing training in a manner that provides one or more of the following:

  • An innovative programme, providing a novel approach to an existing topic.
  • An exceptional training capability recognised by peers and trainees.
  • A consistent high level of delivery.

The award is for someone who provides training in a manner over  and above the expected standard or contracted service levels.

NOTE: At least two references to be provided to support application.

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Best Training CompanyRokill Pest Control Services

Sponsored by Rokill Ltd

This category is for recognition of companies who provide  a training service to the food industry, whether or not this is providing formal qualifications or to recognised and established standards. Nominated companies should:

  • Provide a consistently high calibre of training; and/or
  • Introduce a novel training system or approach for training.

The award will be awarded to a company considered to be performing over and above the established levels, and is demonstrably improving training provisions for the food industry.

NOTE: At least two references to be provided to support application.

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Best Auditor or TechnologistASR Group , Tate & Tyle Sugars

Sponsored by Tate & Lyle Sugars

This category is designed to find a person who is currently active in the food industry, and who is providing an exceptional auditing/technical service and expertise. The Society wishes to receive nominations for persons who provide their service and expertise in a manner that is over and above the expected standard or contracted service levels.

NOTE: At least two references to be provided to support application.

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The Dorothy Cullinane AwardsSOFHT

This special award, presented exclusively by SOFHT Council, is for a company or person that has made an outstanding contribution to the food industry, with particular emphasis on food safety and/or food hygiene and/or food technology.


Nominate By Post

Please click here to download the Nomination Form

Post your Nomination Form(s) to:
The Society of Food Hygiene and Technology, The Granary,
Middleton House Farm, Tamworth Road, Middleton, Staffs B78 2BD.

NOTE: We accept no responsibly for forms lost in the post or arriving after the closing date. If in any doubt we suggest you send your form/s Recorded Delivery.

Closing date for Nominations Friday 25th August 2017

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