This award recognises the overall contribution made to elevate and grow the Food to Go category over the qualifying period.

Factors taken into account include initiatives to improve the quality and food safety of the food to go manufacturing process during the qualifying period, together with investment in people and facilities and improvement in technical standards.

Independent data sources were used by the judges to assess performance in the qualifying period.

As all retailers are considered for this award no shortlist is published.

The Sammies 2017 will be held in the Westbourne Suite, at the Lancaster London hotel on 11th May, with the pre-dinner drinks reception held in the Nine Kings Suite. Be sure to book your place!