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Cumbrian Food Producer Becomes Regional Finalist In FSB Awards 2020

The team at Cumbrian based food producer Hawkshead Relish, discovered at the end of last week that they had been shortlisted as finalists in The North West Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) Celebrating Small Business Awards 2020.

Hundreds of businesses from across the North West entered the 12 award categories: including Business and Product Innovation, International Business of the Year, Family Business of the Year, Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Start-Up Business of the Year.

Now in their third year, the annual awards are the leading celebration of small businesses and help to shine a light on some of the most innovative and determined small businesses from across the UK.

As finalists in the Family Business category members of the Hawkshead Relish team will now travel to Manchester on 28th February to attend the regional finals, which are being held at the Midland Hotel. After which hopefully they will go on to represent the North West in the national finals, which will be held in London later this year.

Maria Whitehead, MBE, co-owner of Hawkshead Relish, added: “Awards like these showcase our team’s total commitment to excellence. We are extremely proud of what we have achieved together, and we are thrilled that once more we have had the opportunity to showcase the ethos of our family business and the people we work alongside. Now all we have to do is see if we can win through in the FSB regional finals later this month and see where we go from there.’’

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