Footprint Awards 2014 Shortlist announced

FOR THE fourth year running entry levels to the annual Footprint Awards – the industry’s only scheme that celebrates achievement throughout the entire food supply chain – has broken previous records, it has been revealed.

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“Record number of entries demonstrate sustainability is at the heart of foodservice businesses” say organisers

















The record quantity, as well as the quality of submissions received for Footprint Awards 2014, is indicative of the extent to which responsible business practices are being embedded in foodservice and hospitality corporate agenda, say organisers.


The news that previous records have been broken comes as the eagerly anticipated shortlists for the 2014 awards are announced.


There are 13 awards in total, 11 open to nominations, and two – the Community Vote and Special Achievement Award, which are in the hands of the public and a special team of Footprint judges.


The shortlists for the 11 award categories open to nominations are:


Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Award

Bidvest 3663

London Linen Group

Mara Seaweed


Waste Management and Reduction Award


Coca-Cola Enterprises

Lexington Catering

Nestlé Professional

Winnow Solutions


Environmentally Friendly Logistics Award

Aramark & Chef Direct

Bidvest 3663

Spirit Pub Company


Responsible Sourcing Award


Court Catering

The University of Manchester


Sustainable Supplier Award

Delphis Eco


London Linen Group

Uptown Biodiesel

Wyke Farms


Energy Efficiency Award

Court Catering


Wyke Farms


Sustainable Catering Equipment Manufacturer Award

Active Food Solutions

Electrolux Professional

Gram UK

Victor Manufacturing



Economic Sustainability Award

Enterprise Inns

Spirit Pub Company

Wyke Farms


Stakeholder Engagement Award


Solocup Europe



Social Impact and Diversity Award



Compass Group

Enterprise Inns



Sustainability in Education

University of Brighton

University of Durham

University of Manchester


* Categories where there are more than three companies shortlisted indicate where some scores are currently tied.


Nominees for the Community Vote and Special Achievement Award will be announced later this month.


Nick Fenwicke-Clennell, Footprint Media Group CEO commented: “The sheer number and quality of entries demonstrates that the way our industry perceives sustainability has changed enormously in recent years. The very notion of sustainability having once been a ‘buzz word’ has become outdated.


“This shortlist is testament to the fact that it is now a critical issue very much embedded in business plans and acknowledged as an area that can really add value to operations. However, this is by no means a fait accompli. The goalposts continue to move and there is certainly no room for complacency for those organisations who want to continue to make their mark in this area.”


Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held at East Wintergarden in London, on 22nd May 2014. Book Tickets HERE