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East Yorkshire chicken business is a finalist in Food Manufacture Award

East Yorkshire chicken business announced as a finalist in excellence in manufacturing awards


The team at Middleton on the Wolds business are celebrating after being shortlisted in theFood ManufactureExcellence Awards .


Soanes Poultry has been named as a finalist in the Meat, Poultry and Seafood Manufacturing Company of the Year categoryin the annual awards that celebrateoutstanding achievement within the UK's fast-growing food and drink industry.


The Yorkshire Wolds business faces stiff competition from fellow finalists including food processing giant, ABP; smoked salmon producer, John Ross Jr and family owned butcher, J.C Altham.


Soanes General Manager, Nigel Upson said: "We're delighted to be shortlisted in this national excellence in manufacturing awards.


"It's great to see smaller, family owned businesses in the same final as industry giants."


The winners will be revealed at an awards dinner at theLondon Hilton on Park Lane on Wednesday 7 November.



Photo:Nigel Upson Nigel Upson from Soanes Poultry


For more information or to arrange an interview withSoanes Poultry'sGeneral ManagerNigel Upson,please contact Tracey Baty at three60 marketing on;


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Notes to editors

1.      For more information aboutSoanes Poultry, please

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3.      Soanes Poultry supplies its chicken to butchers and independent retailers in Yorkshire and to wholesalers nationwide.

4.      The firm also sources game which it distributes through a game processor. For more information about game available fromSoanes Poultry, please

5.      Soanes Poultry is accredited under the BritishRetail Consortium Food Safety Standard A Grade and the Red Tractor Farm Assurance Standard.

6.      For more information about theFood ManufactureExcellence Awards, please visit