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Scroll down the page to see how many times our achievements have been recognised with prestigious accolades and awards...


December 2014: According to the Deloitte Technology Fast500, Vegware is the 183rd fastest growing firm in the whole of Europe, the Middle East and Africa! 919% growth over the last 5 years isn't bad...


December 2014: Vegware feature in the Deloitte Fast50 for the 2nd year running - with 919% growth over the last 5 years, we are the UK's 29th fastest growing firm, 4th fastest in Scotland!


    December 2014: Vegware wins the Waste Category Award at the Caterer     Product Excellence Awards 2014.




November 2014: Vegware is shortlisted in 3 categories in the Caterer Product Excellence Awards 2014.



October 2014: Vegware is named the winner of the SME category at the Finance for the Future Awards 2014!




September 2014: Vegware and our friends The Bay Fish & Chips are the only 2 firms representing the UK in the EU's European Business Awards for the Environment.



July 2014: Vegware is named Solution of the Year at the 2degrees Champions Awards


                 May 2014: Vegware is named Innovative Exporter of the Year at the BQ Scottish Export Awards 2014!





                   April 2014: Vegware is a finalist in the Hotelympia Innovation Awards with       our PLA wine goblet






April 2014: Vegware is up for Solution of the Year in the 2degrees Awards 2014 - watch our silly film to meet #teamVegware and see why you should vote for us!


March 2014: Vegware named Ethical & Sustainable Supplier of the Year at theEssential Cafe Awards 2014!






                    January 2014: Vegware wins the Ruban d'Honneur in the European Business Awards 2013-14, as a finalist for Infosys Business of the Year with Turnover €0-15m. Watch our winning entry video!





November 2013: Vegware named the 160th fastest growing first in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the Deloitte Fast 500 EMEA. 


November 2013: Vegware wins the Waste and Resources category in the VIBES Awards - Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland. 



November 2013: Vegware is announced as the UK's 29th fastest growing company in the Deloitte Fast 50 Awards 2013 with 901% growth in turnover over 5 years.




September 2013: As well as winning our category, Vegware wins Outstanding Contribution to the Scottish Environment - the top prize in theScottish Green Awards 2013!



September 2013: Vegware wins Best Green Service Provider in the Scottish Green Awards




September 2013: Vegware and the Food Waste Network win silver in the Zero Waste Awards.




July 2013: Vegware represents the UK as National Champion in the European Business Awards 2013/14We are shortlisted for Infosys Business of the Year Award with Turnover of €0-25m for our strong growth and innovation strategies, and market leadership in our sector!






June 2013: Vegware's Food Waste Networkwins the PAWRS food waste award. 




May 2013: Vegware wins the Sustainable Supplier Award in the Footprint Awards 2013.




May 2013: Vegware's gourmet box wins the Innovations in Packaging Award in the Footprint Awards 2013




April 2013: All Councillors in Edinburgh uninanimously support the motion 'Vegware and sustainable economy' congratualting us for our growth, awards and sustainable business principals.


April 2013: Vegware wins the Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development 2013. What a week! Here's our blog about meeting the Queen at Buckingham Palace...





April 2013: Vegware wins FSB Streamline Business Innovation Award!





April 2013: Vegware wins FSB Streamline UK Business of the Year Award!




April 2013: The gourmet hot box by Vegware isHighly Commended by the judges of the Essential Cafe Trade Awards 2013!





February 2013: Vegware honoured with itsSECOND Parliamentary Motion 




February 2013: Vegware is the best business in Scotland, according to the Federation of Small Businesses Streamline Awards 2013.





November 2012: Vegware and the Food Waste Network shortlisted in the Waste and Resources category of Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland (VIBES) Awards.




September 2012: Vegware wins a regional Chamber Award in the category: Excellence in innovation.




May 2012: 
Vegware wins the Business Commitment to the Environment (BCE) Environmental Leadership Awards and receives a major commendation. Read our case study and listen to our song!






May 2012: we win the Footprint Awards in the Innovations in Packaging category.





March 2012: Vegware named Green Company of the Year and a finalist in the High Growth category in the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Awards.





October 2011: Vegware's founder and MD, Joe Frankel, was nominated for the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award environmental award.





September 2011: UK Packaging Awards chooses our Food Waste Network as a finalist for Best Green Initiative.






September 2011: Scottish Green Awards - finalist for Best Green SME




March 2011: Climate Week Awards - Vegware wins Best New Product for creating a packaging solution which reduces environmental impacts, diverts waste from landfill and helps businesses save money.


February 2011: shortlisted for Sustainable City Awards in Responsible Waste Management category.

December 2010: Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland (VIBES) Award winner



May 2010: key Vegware duo Joe Frankel and Dominic Marjoram are in the top 3 list of leading eco entrepreneurs in the 
Scottish Green List 



May 2010: 
National Recycling Awards 2010 - finalist 



March 2010: 
Caterer and Hotelkeeper Excellence Awards - Vegware bio hot cup lids win disposable product of the year 



March 2010: 
Caterer and Hotelkeeper Excellence Awards - Vegware bio hot cup lids commended in the Green category




February 2010: Cafe Society Awards - Vegware lids win product innovation of the year.


February 2010: 
Hotelympia Innovation Awards choose Vegware's compostable hot cup lid as a finalist in the design category. As part of our entry, we made a 77-second biopic about our lid! 


November 2009: Striding Out
 picks Vegware's Joe Frankel as one of the UK's top 100 social entrepreneurs. 


National Green Apple Awards chooses Vegware as Scotland's Silver winner. 

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