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Drinks companies shortlisted for export award

Published:  23 July, 2008

Four drinks companies - Llanllyr Water, Barr Soft Drinks, The Feel Good Drinks Company and the Wychwood Brewery- have been short-listed for the Drink Exporter of the Year award in the Food from Britain Awards 2007.

Llanllyr Water specialises in premium quality bottled water, Barr Soft Drinks manufactures brands including IRN-BRU, The Feel Good Drinks Company produces natural, fruity soft drinks while the Wychwood Brewery brews cask and packaged ales for the UK and overseas markets.

The companies have been nominated for the Food from Britain's Export awards, for their dedication to international development.

The awards, now in their 11th year, will be announced at a ceremony at the Landmark London Hotel on December 19.

John Adams, chief executive officer at Food from Britain, said: "To make it this far in the awards is a fantastic achievement. Judging at each stage is rigorous and the panel requires explicit evidence of export success to support each application. All the companies have something very special to offer and each differs widely in their international business strategy."