UCC Coffee UK & Ireland to represent UK in European Business Awards

UCClogoUCC Coffee UK & Ireland has been selected to represent the UK in the European Business Awards 2014/15. The total coffee solution specialist will go forward in the awards as National Champion in The Employer of the Year Award category and compete against the best of Europe’s businesses.

The European Business Awards, now in its 8th year, celebrates excellence, innovation and best practice in the business community. Over 24,000 businesses from 33 European countries entered this year, with National Champions competing in the second phase of the competition.

Elaine Higginson, managing director, UCC Coffee UK & Ireland said: “This is a tremendous achievement and something we’re extremely proud of. We’ve had an exciting year across our business. We’ve aligned our brand globally with UCC Group and worked hard to put our coffee, customers and employees at the heart of everything we do. We’re up against some stiff competition, but bring on the next round!”

UCC Coffee UK & Ireland is the market-leading total coffee solution specialist. The company works with its customers to deliver a powerful combination of insight, the finest coffee, bespoke and well-known brands, and state-of-the-art coffee equipment, helping its customers stand out in a fiercely competitive market.

Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards said: “Congratulations to UCC Coffee UK & Ireland. 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.”

The European Business Awards is an independent Awards programme designed to recognise and promote excellence, best practice and innovation in the European business community. The programme has rapidly established itself as the major accolade in European business and is widely recognised as the premier business. The grand final of the awards takes place in 2015.

For more information on UCC Coffee UK & Ireland visit www.ucc-coffee.co.uk or follow on Twitter @UCCCoffeeUK

For more information on the Awards visit www.businessawardseurope.com