British food and drink has never been more popular and exports continue to be a key area for growth.

This category is for companies that are entering new markets, creating targeted products or growing sales in established markets. It is open to manufacturers but also to intermediary companies.

The judges will look at achievement and ambition relative to the size of the company, not just the largest sales figures!

Please note that this category aims to celebrate the success of UK based companies exporting UK produced food and drink and therefore:

  • For manufactures, 75% of your product must be produced in the UK
  • Consolidators/intermediaries – you may only include British produced brands within your submission

Previous winners

Exporter of the Year 2021 - Taylors of Harrogate

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Exporter of the Year 2021 - Taylors of Harrogate

In 2017, Taylors of Harrogate put exports at the heart of their future strategy, to build on the existing £6.3m export sales and transform a three-person team, contributing 4.3% of overall company sales, into an established international business for years to come.

Wyke Farms Ltd

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Exporter of the Year 2020

The Wyke Farms brand is one of the oldest and most widely distributed cheddar brands in the UK.

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Exporter of the Year 2019

Millennium Group - The Silk Road: An Omni-Channel Approach to China: Since the development of our Export division in 2013, Millennium has seen incredible growth from £4.4m in our first year to £60m in 2018.

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