We're looking for the bright sparks of the food and drink industry with this award category.

Open to entrants within their first five years in the industry at any academic and training level, the Rising Star category is for the people with the potential to go far.

Nominations can be made by line managers or HR managers.

Previous winners

Premier Foods

Case Study

Rising Star 2020

Oliver has had a meteoric rise at Premier Foods, demonstrating his passion and determination immediately.

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Rising Star 2019

Jessica Kelly joined Premier Foods on the organisation's commercial graduate programme and has quickly proven herself in several roles to progress within the company.

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Rising Star 2018

Katherine Cook, Innovation Manager, Premier Foods

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...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.


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Submit your entry

Submit your completed entry form and supporting materials before the 26 March 2021.

The shortlist will be announced in the summer. 

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