Swithenbank wins three prestigious UK awards
The Re:fresh Awards are run annually by the Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC), the UK’s trade association and the leading trade magazine, The Fresh Produce Journal. The announcement was made on 10 October at a spectacular Gala Dinner in London, hosted by celebrity chef and journalist, James Martin.
Andrew Tiplady, Director of Swithenbank, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have won three fantastic awards which is just reward for our brilliant teams who are so dedicated and motivated to delivering fantastic customer service.”
The 2013 Re:fresh Business Excellence Award of the Year is sponsored by the Fresh Produce Consortium, whilst the 2013 Re:fresh Best Place to Work Award is sponsored by the Fresh Produce Journal and is awarded to the fresh produce business that goes beyond the norm to support employees and ensure their welfare and development in a positive working environment.
Nigel Jenney, Chief Executive of the Fresh Produce Consortium added: “The standard of entries this year was extremely high. Swithenbank has reinvigorated its strategy, tailoring its service to individual customer’s needs. Valuable staff engagement and effective communication are key drivers making this a great place to work.”