2018 Winners


The best and the brightest stars of the frozen industry were recognized at the British Frozen Food Federation’s (BFFF) first ever People Awards, following the BFFF Annual Business Conference on 22nd February 2018.


The awards were presented at a glittering event at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole hotel, where finalists were invited to an exclusive reception before the awards dinner, where they celebrated their achievements amongst their peers.


The awards received entries from across the industry with the overall champions being selected from 10 categories including Commercial Champion, Purchaser/Buyer of the Year and Factory Manager of the Year.


The evening’s winners were:

Technical Champion

Sharni Rigby, The Authentic Food Company Ltd.

Health and Safety Champion

Todd Hallam, Chalcroft Construction

Sustainability Leader

Brennan Green, Paramount 21

Product Developer

Rachel Cook, Bidfood

Factory Manager

Jason Ash, Greenyard Frozen UK

Commercial Champion

Jane Marren, Company Shop

Supply chain/logistics Champion

Michael Round, Rick Bestwick

Marketer of the Year

Ginny Durdy, The Ice Co.

Purchaser/Buyer of the Year

Michelle Clever, The Authentic Food Company

Rising Star

Chris Healey, XPO Supply Chain UK

Lifetime Achievement Award

Andy Breffit, Hopwells




BFFF Rising Star Award

BFFF Lifetime Achievement Award

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