Oyster company shortlisted for Community Partnership award – Fishupdate.com

Oyster company shortlisted for Community Partnership award Published:  25 January, 2006

LOCH Fyne Oysters Ltd has been shortlisted for the 2006 Community Partnership Awards.

The Food and Drink Federation – the voice of the UK food and drink manufacturing industry – revealed the shortlist this week.

Aimia Foods Ltd, Danone UK, Everards Brewery Ltd, General Mills, Hall & Woodhouse Ltd, J Sainsbury, Kellogg’s, Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd, Macphie of Glenbervie Ltd, Masterfoods, Nestlé UK Ltd, Noel Chadwick Ltd, PepsiCo UK & Ireland, Tate & Lyle Plc and Unilever UK, have all reached the final stages of judging for the top industry awards to be presented at FDF’s President’s Dinner on March 16.

Martin Paterson, Deputy Director General FDF said: “The UK food and drink industry is at the heart of Britain’s communities. It continues to demonstrate its commitment through people, time and hundreds of thousands of pounds to community partnerships large and small, up and down the country. This year’s entries have once again given a stunning insight into the range of activities undertaken by the industry.”

The Awards recognise the UK food and drink chain’s commitment to the community, and provide a showcase for the sector’s activities in Corporate Social Responsibility. They are split into four categories to reflect the range of initiatives organised around the country: 1. Local Community : activities specifically located in your local community 2. Workplace Community : initiatives which specifically target or benefit employees of your own company 3. Culture, Media and Sport : culture, media and sport related initiatives which work for any community around the UK 4. Education : local or national education specific initiatives.