Leading food producer Freshtime has scored a hat-trick of nominations in The Grocer Own Label Food & Drink Awards for three salads it produces for the Co-op.
The Co-op’s Irresistible King Prawn, Mango and Coconut Noodle Salad, Irresistible Supergreen Salad and Moroccan Chicken Couscous Salad are all nominated in the Prepared Salads category.
The awards, now in their 13th year, are the world’s biggest own-label competition, established to encourage and reward innovation, and have been launched for 2017 with a new format.
Nominated products, including those created by Freshtime, will this year be competing for two titles – the overall Category Champion and the Innovation Winner.
Mark Newton, Managing Director of Freshtime, said: “Our team works tirelessly to create innovative and enjoyable food that is healthy and ideal for consumers who need good quality convenient options, and it’s fantastic to have this recognised on a national scale.”
As well as announcing two awards in each category, there will be two best of the best awards: A Champion of Champions Award for the best overall category champion and the Innovative Product of the Year title for the best overall innovation winner.
Representatives from Freshtime and the Co-op will join guests at the London Hilton on Park Lane for the ceremony on the afternoon of Friday 12th May.