Exceptional suppliers celebrated at Foodbuy Conference and Awards 2020


We held our fifth annual Foodbuy Conference at ExCeL London in February with over 450 suppliers, clients and colleagues joining us for key presentations and informative workshops.

The Foodbuy Conference 2020 provided attendees with exclusive insight into Foodbuy’s priorities and visions for the year ahead. As well as hearing from our Executive team, the Foodbuy Conference helped attendees to further understand Foodbuy’s growth journey, as well as its targeted channels sales approach.

Attendees also heard from Robin Mills, Managing Director of Compass Group UK & Ireland, on his key priorities for the year ahead. Our Social Value Lead, Laura Neville, outlined our commitments to do more with social enterprises in the year ahead. We also unveiled our new brand identity, which aligns our look and feel to our global colleagues in the USA, Canada and Australia

Our glittering gala dinner and awards ceremony recognised the outstanding contribution our suppliers made to our business over the past year.  In total, eight suppliers were recognised. The full breakdown of winners is as follows:

  1. Food Partner of the Year: Martin Mathew & Co
  2. Food SME of the Year: Proper Cornish
  3. Retail Partner of the Year: Mondelez International
  4. Retail SME of the Year: Teapigs
  5. Supplies, Equipment and Services Partner of the Year: Essity UK
  6. Supplies, Equipment and Services SME of the Year: CMSPI
  7. Supply Chain Partner of the Year: Bunzl
  8. Overall Partner of the Year: Costcutter Supermarket Group

For more information on the Foodbuy Conference, visit www.foodbuysupplierconference.co.uk/