Anglia Crown, one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of chilled and frozen meals to the healthcare sector, has won the award for Hospital Food Provider of the Year at London & South East Prestige Awards 2020/21.   

The company received their award at an intimate event organised by Corporate LiveWire Prestige Awards and was attended by the team from Anglia Crown which included director Paul Howell, business development manager Mary Wedge, national account sales managers Charlotte Warrington and Colin Clarke, and commercial co-ordinator Karl Adams. 

Every year, London & South East Prestige Awards 2020/21 recognises regional businesses that have excelled in their particular industry over the past 12 months. The judging panel took into consideration a wide range of factors including the quality, efficiency, and delivery of Anglia Crown’s products, as well as customer service. As such, the judges were particularly impressed with Anglia Crown’s personal touch, consistency of reviews, and community feel.  

Mary Wedge, Business Development Manager, Anglia Crown, comments: 

‘’We are delighted to have won Hospital Food Provider of the Year at London & South East Prestige Awards 2020/21. After a challenging year, it is a fantastic achievement for the business, and I am very proud of the entire team that worked tirelessly to ensure the business operated consistently throughout the Covid period.  

Our vision is to drive excellence in health and social care catering, and we do this through continuous product development, innovation and paying attention to our customers’ needs. We have partnerships with more than 120 hospital sites in the UK, mainly due to our efforts in championing patient priority and recognising their rights to a delicious and nutritious meal.” 

She continues:   

“After becoming the first manufacturer in healthcare to register dishes with the Vegan Society in 2017, we now offer more than 70 vegan and vegetarian dishes. Throughout the pandemic, our team focused on facilitating online training and digital onboarding processes for customers and NHS caterers, as well as launching in April 2021,17 new and improved dishes to ensure our customers’ needs were met.’’  

With more than 25 years of experience in the prepared meals market, Anglia Crown’s meals are developed by their team of food technologists and registered dietitian, allowing customers to opt for flexible meal plans based on environments, dietary requirements, and budget.  

Anglia Crown’s success and industry recognition are based on maintaining high standards of cooking and on including high-quality vegan and vegetarian dishes.

Earlier this year, Anglia Crown’s Crown Advantage Butternut Squash Curry won the 2020 Highly Commended Award, and its Steak & Mushroom Stroganoff was awarded the Silver Award at the prestigious British Frozen Food Awards.