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World Food Awards 2009



Ethnic food has been identified as an important and emerging sector in UK and is one of the fastest growing areas within the retail market.

The World Food Awards 2009 is a new, national awards ceremony to recognise the best operators in the world food sector in the United Kingdom and Europe. This event will provide an annual focal point for the ethnic food industry - highlighting the valuable contribution of this rapidly growing sector. The World Food Awards is supported by the World Foods Association which represents the interests of UK companies operating in the ethnic foodservice markets, which covers; Asian, Oriental, Afro-Caribbean, East-European, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean products.


The World Foods Association's mission is to bring together the world food market and become the leading voice of the UK ethnic food industry for the mutual benefit of all members - from food manufacturers to importers alike. he World Food Awards were held at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London, on Saturday 31st October, 2009 with performances by leading artists and a host of celebrities, sports personalities and acclaimed chefs to present the awards.


Category Winner
Best New Product Levi Roots - Reggae Reggae Sauce
Best Packaging Aisha's Original Recipe, Halal Range, Cofresh
Professional Excellence Terry Butcher, Westmill Foods
Best Wholesaler  Wanis
Best Marketing Campaign  Wanchai Ferry, General Mills UK
Best Catering Supplier 3663
Best Independant Retailer VB & Sons
Best National Retailer ASDA
Outstanding Achievement Meena K Pathak OBE &  Kirit K Pathak OBE
Restaurant of the Year  The Cinnamon Club
Top National Account Manager Yonas Tekle, Shana Foods Ltd
Lifetime Achievement Award  Sir Gulam Noon MBE


For more details visit the World Food Awards Website

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