The wait is over... We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the FWD Gold Medal Awards
FWD Gold Medals 2023 Shortlist

Retail Wholesaler Award

– Bestway Wholesale
– Lioncroft Wholesale
– Parfetts

Foodservice Wholesaler Award

– Adams Foodservice Trading
– Bidfood
– JJ Foodservice

Star Driver Award

– Nick McKeegan, Bidfood
– Kevin Peacock, JJ Foodservice
– Stephen Preston, Creed Foodservice

On Trade Wholesaler Award

– Cellar Drinks Company
– Greene King
– Small Beer

Wholesaler with T/O up to £50m

– Dunns Food & Drinks
– Dunsters Farm
– Woods Foodservice

Best use of Data & Insight Award

– Bestway Wholesale
– Henderson Foodservice
– Woods Foodservice

Wholesale Manager Award

– Mike Bradley, Bestway Wholesale
– Patrick Nayler, Creed Foodservice
– Chris Snowdon, Costco Wholesale

Customer Development Award

– Geoff Baird, Henderson Foodservice
– Stewart Fenn, Booker
– Kane Pearce, JJ Foodservice

Wholesale Star Award

– Amanda Casey, JW Filshill
– Malgorzata Lasota, JJ Foodservice
– Debbie Spear, Sysco GB

Telesales Star Award

– Gail Davidson, Henderson Foodservice
– Ewelina Lojas, Bidfood
– Claire Webb, Creed Foodservice

Wholesaler Emerging Talent Award

– Niamh Gregory, Henderson Foodservice
– Leyla Motisi, JJ Foodservice
– Holly Pennington, Parfetts

Supplier Emerging Talent Award

– Issy Blatherwick, Budweiser Brewing Group
– David Walker, Heineken UK
– Pete Wood, Arla Foods

NEW! Sustainable Supplier Award

– Budweiser Brewing Group
– Molson Coors Brewing Company

Sustainable Wholesaler Award

– Booker
– Lomond Foods
– Sysco GB

And there’s more!

The following categories will be announced at the Gold Medal Awards on 30 November.

– Foodservice Brand Award
– Grocery Brand Award
– Licensed Brand Award
– New Foodservice Product
– New Retail Product
– Service to Wholesale Award
– Marketing/Promotional Activation Award
– Best Use of Data & Insight
– Best Service Provider
– Diversity In Wholesale Award