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Jay Rayner to host 2023 Fresh Awards

Jay Rayner, one of the UK's most respected food critics and writers, is set to host the illustrious 2023 FPC Fresh Awards. The event is scheduled for the 29th of September and will be held at the iconic Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane.

The FPC Fresh Awards is known as the Oscars of the fresh produce industry and stands as one of the most anticipated events of the year. Recognising and celebrating the crème de la crème of the fresh produce and horticultural sectors, the awards draw a glittering array of talent from all over the UK and beyond.

Having Rayner as the host of the evening adds a special flavour to the event. Known for his sharp wit, meticulous reviews, and deep understanding of the culinary arts, his presence promises a night filled with insights, laughter, and, of course, the best in fresh produce.

"We couldn't have thought of a better personality than Jay to helm this year's awards," said Emma Glanville, Events and Marketing Manager for FPC. "His vast knowledge of the food industry, combined with his magnetic presence, aligns perfectly with the values and prestige of the FPC Fresh Awards."

The Grosvenor House Hotel, with its rich history and opulent interiors, offers an elegant backdrop for the awards ceremony. Its Grand Ballroom, famous for hosting numerous high-profile events, will be bustling with industry leaders, innovators, and influencers eager to celebrate the best in fresh produce.

This year's award categories range from Rising Star to Multiple Retailer of the Year, with the industry seeing a surge in sustainable and innovative practices. This year's finalists represent the forward-thinking and committed visionaries who are reshaping the face of fresh produce and horticulture.

The attendees can look forward to a sumptuous dinner and, with Jay Rayner's culinary expertise, many are curious if he'll have a hand in curating the menu for the evening.

With everything in place, the 2023 FPC Fresh Awards promises to be an evening of recognition, celebration, and inspiration. As we inch closer to the big day, the anticipation is palpable, and the industry waits with bated breath to find out who will take home the coveted awards.

There a still a few tables left, so don't miss out! Click here to book your place at the 2023 Fresh Awards.


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