max temp: 11°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


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.


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.



Welcome , please leave your message below.

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

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

Ian Waine of Prettys Solicitors.

East Anglian law firm Prettys has advised Asian-inspired food retailer Itsu on a refinancing package to support international expansion.

Alistair Ponder, Leanne Castle and Alex Till of Menta receive their trophy from Declan Curry at the National Enterprise Network annual awards.

Bury St Edmunds-based enterprise agency Menta has won an Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year accolade at the National Enterprise Network’s annual awards.

An artist's impression of the new Hampton by Hilton hotel to be built and Stansted Airport,alongside the existing Enterprise House office complex, right.

A new £45million hotel is to be built close to the main terminal at Stansted Airport, bringing the number of hotels on the airport site to five and creating around 60 new jobs.

Frank Brumby, eastern region chairman of R3.

“Zombie” businesses are on the march in the East of England, according to a survey by insolvency trade body R3.

Royal Bank of Scotland has passed the latest Bank of England stress test, but missed fulfilling one of the capital guidance criteria.
Photo: David Cheskin/PA Wire

All seven of the UK’s largest lenders have passed the Bank of England’s latest “stress test”.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages

Local business directory

Our trusted business finder

Property search

e.g. Oxford or NW3
Powered by Zoopla

Digital Edition

Read the East Anglian Daily Times e-edition today E-edition

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24