This year’s Foodservice Packaging Awards saw Cofresco Foodservice scoop not one but two awards! UK, Ireland and Nordic Regions Sales Director, Cara Cottam won the FPA’s Chairman Award, whilst Flexil-Lid™ by Wrapmaster® took home the Product Innovation for Back of House Award.
On Thursday 31st March, The Grand Hotel in Brighton opened its doors for the return of the FPA Awards, which saw the association celebrate the industry’s creativity, innovation, and sustainability. Cofresco Foodservice had a standout night, with UK, Ireland and Nordic Regions Sales Director Cara Cottam recognised for 16 years of dedicated service to the FPA with the Chairman Award. And to top the night off, hot on the heels of its win at The Caterer Supplier Awards, Flexil-Lid™ by Wrapmaster® added another feather to its cap with the Product Innovation for Back of House Award.
Speaking of Cara’s win, Adrian Brown, Managing Director, Cofresco Foodservice said:
“We’re beyond thrilled to see Cara presented with the FPA’s Chairman Award; she absolutely deserves it. For more than 16 years, Cara has gone above and beyond for both Cofresco Foodservice and the FPA and we couldn’t be happier for her!’
FPA Chairman, Mark Pawsey has added:
“Cara has worked tirelessly for the association and given endless hours to help us go from strength to strength. Cara is an incredibly positive person and inspirational leader to her team at Cofresco. We owe Cara huge gratitude for her contribution and are delighted to present her with this award in recognition of her service.”
Winner of Product Innovation for Back of House, Flexsil-Lid™ by Wrapmaster® is an environmentally friendly food storage solution which guarantees longer lasting freshness for ingredients, is microwave and oven safe for cooking (220ºc/428ºF), as well as freezer safe (-40ºc/ 40ºF). Certified by the National Sanitation Foundation, (NSF) the food-grade, smooth silicone lids are 100% safe and hygienic when it comes to storing food and can be disinfected and cleaned in a commercial dishwasher.
“Sustainability and reducing food waste are both top priorities for us and we’re committed to developing solutions to help support these goals, so for Flexil-Lid™ to be recognised by the FPA is hugely rewarding.”
The double award winning, reusable Flexsil-lid™ by Wrapmaster® silicone lids are the latest innovation to the Wrapmaster® range. They come in a wide range of sizes to fit most international gastronorm trays and steam pans and are available now.