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Derbyshire`s Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd is crowned winner of the Manufacturing Excellence Award and a Finalist in the Midlan

  • Derbyshire`s Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd is crowned winner of the Manufacturing Excellence Award and a Finalist in the Midlan
Derbyshire based Catering Butchers and third generation family firm Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd has taken one of the top prizes in the region`s flagship Awards for family businesses, to be crowned the winner of the Manufacturing Excellence Award of 2016. This was announced at the Midlands Family Business Awards on 17th November 2016 at a prestigious black tie Ceremony and Dinner at University of Birmingham`s Great Hall.

Founded in 1922, Owen Taylors began as an abattoir supplying its own five local shops with meat and manufactured meat products that were made on site. Today the business is supplying hotels, pubs, restaurants, universities and hospitals across the East Midlands, with many of their award winning products.

Picking up the highly prized award Richard Taylor, managing director at Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd, said: `This is a magnificent moment for our business and has topped off what has been a terrific year for the company. Earlier having scooped the Catering Butcher Award at the national Meat Management Awards and now winning the Manufacturing Excellence Award it`s a real testament to the hard work and dedication from our suppliers and staff. We constantly strive to create the very best products for all our customers to enjoy and are delighted to be able to prove that this is the case with this type of award.`

Now in their seventh year, The Midlands Family Business Awards are organised by Nottingham third generation family business, The Wilson Organisation. They are the only independent, not-for-profit initiative to recognise and celebrate the achievements of family businesses in the region.

This year`s ceremony was attended by 300 guests from the Awards` fifty-one finalists, independent judges and sponsors, including headline sponsor Bonningtons.

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