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Driffield poultry business shortlisted for two business awards

Driffield poultry business shortlisted for two business awards


The team at a Middleton on the Wolds poultry business is celebrating after reaching the finals of theHull Daily MailBusiness Awards 2019.


Soanes Poultry has been shortlisted in both the Green and Large Business categories in the annual awards that celebratethe best in business across Hull and East Riding.


Soanes Poultry is one of three finalists in the Green Award category that also includes fellow East Yorkshire family businesses, Brocklesby Ltd and Elite Services Group. The category is sponsored by Wykeland Beal and the winners will be announced at an awards dinner at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Hull on Thursday, 14thNovember.


In the Gosschalks Solicitors sponsored Large Business award, the family owned farming business faces competition from Integra Buildings and Neill and Brown Global Logistics.


Of the shortlist, Soanes Poultry's Head of Sales and Marketing, Ben Lee said: "We're very proud to have reached the final of these prestigious local awards and are looking forward to taking some of the team to the awards dinner next month."


Neil Hodgkinson, editor-in-chief at the Hull Daily Mail, said: "This is another brilliant shortlist of businesses and individuals highlighted by the Hull Daily Mail Business Awards. 

"It will be a fantastic night where the best of the best will be recognised and celebrated in a tribute to the skill and talent alive and well and working in our region."

Soanes Poultry is a family owned business that has been rearing and preparing chicken for 72 years. It supplies butchers and independent retailers in Yorkshire and wholesalers nationwide.




Photo:Soanes Poultry's Head of Sales and Marketing, Ben Lee Ben Lee


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

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