Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 10°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Bury St Edmunds: Treatt named as National Champion in European Business Awards

11:32 05 September 2014

Daemmon Reeve, chief executive at Treatt plc

Daemmon Reeve, chief executive at Treatt plc

Archant

Treatt, the Suffolk-based flavour, fragrance and cosmetic ingredients specialist has been named as a National Champion in the European Business Awards for 2014-15.

shares

The awards, now in their eighth year, aim to recognise excellence, best practice and innovation across the European business community and this year involved engagement with more than 24,000 firms from 33 different countries.

Treat, whose diverse portfolio ranges from essential oils to a number of proprietary products developed for the carbonated, still and alcoholic drinks sectors is one of fewer than 70 UK businesses selected to go forward to the next round of the judging process.

Daemmon Reeve, group chief executive of Treatt, which is based in Bury St Edmunds, said: “We’re very proud to be selected to represent the UK as a National Champion.

“The European Business Awards is widely recognised as the showcase for Europe’s most dynamic companies and we are now looking forward to the next round of the judging process where we can explain in more depth how we are achieving business success.”

Adrian Tripp, chief executive of the European Business Awards, said: “Congratulations to Treatt; it is a great achievement to be named National Champion and we wish them luck in the next stage.

“The European Business Awards is going from strength to strength, inspiring businesses to greater success and helping to improve the competitive edge of companies across Europe.”

Jean Stephens, chief executive of accounting and consulting firm RSM International, lead sponsor of the awards, added: “Every year this competition gets tougher and more competitive as more companies, of varied sizes and across all sectors, chose to compete in this prestigious competition.

“With the increased number of entries and countries, this year looks to become the toughest Awards yet. It will be exciting to watch as we move through to the next round.”

A European-wide panel of judges made up of business leaders, academics and entrepreneurs will now view videos from each of the National Champions and award the best of this group the coveted “Ruban d’Honneur” status. Ruban d’Honneur recipients will then go on to the grand final in 2015.

All of the National Champions will also take part in a public vote to decide Public Champions for each country. Other National Champions in the UK include household names such as Marks & Spencer, British Airways, Channel Four and Dairy Crest.

shares

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

State-backed Lloyds Bank reported a better-than-expected 21% rise in underlying profits to £2.18 billion for the first quarter.

State-backed Lloyds Banking Group has reported a better-than-expected 21% rise in underlying profits to £2.18 billion for the first quarter as it said it benefited from the improving economy.

Challs MD Graham Burchell

A drain cleaning products company celebrating its 25th anniversary is marking the milestone with new branding.

Isaacs on the Quay

The manager of a popular waterfront bar has moved to allay fears a new licensing application could mean an increase in late night noise.

Penny Teale is to convert part of her Orford General Store into two new flats.

A village shop owner has explained the reasons why she has had to downsize her store and will convert the rest of the building into apartments.

A decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) means that 3,200 ex-employees of Woolworths and 1,200 former staff at Ethel Austin will not receive any money.

Thousands of workers at high street stores which went out of business have lost a long battle for compensation.

The owner of British Airways has forecast a big jump in profits this year as it benefits from the

The owner of British Airways has posted a profit in the post-Christmas quarter for the first time since it acquired Spanish carrier Iberia in 2011.

Shell has been hit by the fall in oil prices.

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a 57% slump in first quarter profits after it was hit by the fall in oil and gas prices.

Solar farm. Library image.

Plans for a third solar farm in Wix have been given the green light by councillors.

Richard Turner said £70million in wages would be spent in Stowmarket if the business park was given the go-ahead.

Outline planning permission for a 29 hectare business site has been approved by Mid Suffolk District Council.

Royal Bank of Scotland  slumped to a loss of £446million in the first quarter.

State-backed Royal Bank of Scotland slumped to a loss of £446million in the first quarter, it revealed today.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages