Have you started your business and experienced a significant growth in the past few years?
Are you proud to be a thriving UK food or drink SME?
This category is for dynamic SME’s who have demonstrated outstanding growth over the past 18 months. Growth can be through increased sales, capacity and resource expansion, developing new and innovative product lines or even impressive first-year achievements after starting from scratch. Our judges will also be looking at the sustainability and ambition of growth.
In short, if you think your business is fabulous, enter and tell us why!
Please note this category is open to SME’s. To qualify your company turnover must be less than £50m.
Have you considered...
...entering for other awards?
You can enter several categories, and nominate multiple projects and colleagues within the same category too, as long as they are distinct.
SME Emerging Business 2023
Launched in 2019, Hertfordshire’s SRSLY Low Carb’s vision is to become the No.1 consumer brand for tasty, low carb themed foods in ‘everyday affordable’ product categories.
Emerging Business 2022 - Sessions Market Limited
Redefining what it means to grow a restaurant brand, Sessions uses its physical sites and its tech to foster new concepts into well-designed, authentic brands from real food founders.
Emerging Business 2021 - Moorish
Profitable since day one, the Moorish brand has gone from strength to strength. After securing an immediate listing in Waitrose in 2012, the brand has now grown to reach shoppers in Sainsbury’s, Ocado, WH Smith, Booths and more.
Emerging Business 2020
Since their launch in 2018, PLAYin CHOC has won 18 multi-national awards, 9 for taste and 9 for overall design, and has appeared in over 150 pieces of press coverage.
Emerging Business 2019
The Meatless Farm Co. is an innovative and forward-thinking start-up business, investing heavily in product development to quickly become a market leading brand in the world of plant-based products.