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Vegware is not niche. Our client list is testament to the fact that Vegware is a practical sustainable solution.

We work with the world’s largest contract caterers and distributors. We are chosen by government offices and NHS Trusts, tourist attractions, education, food retailers and events organisers. And you’ll see Vegware at countless artisan delis and independent coffee houses.

Awards

Scroll down to see the dozens of sustainability, innovation, growth and business awards we have won!

June 2018: Vegware won the Sustainability Award at the British Renewable Energy Association Awards
responsible business May 2018: Vegware is nominated by Ian Murray MP as his 2018 Constituency Responsible Business Champion. 
Footprint awards May 2018: Vegware wins the award for Innovations in Packaging for its Green Leaf band design and range.
wz2 November 2017: Vegware is named runner up at the Waste2Zero Awards. Vegware was nominated for its Close the Loop collection service..
February 2017: Vegware is placed at No. 50 in the Sunday Times SME Export Fast Track 100 listing.
November 2016: Vegware is named as a finalist in The Caterer's Product Excellence Awards for the Gourmet Range clear PLA lids.
October 2016: Vegware is named as a finalist in the Scottish Business Awards for Green Business of the Year. 
June 2016: Vegware is shortlisted for the UK Private Business Awards in the Rising Star of the Year Award for our innovative approach to sustainable business. 
Vegware Footprint Awards 2016 May 2016: Vegware wins the Footprint Awards for Waste Management and Reduction by working with Aramark catering to help BNY Mellon go zero waste.
April 2016: Vegware wins the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category!
March 2016: Vegware's recycled compostable black cutlery wins the Innovation Award at Hotelympia 2016.
December 2015: Vegware's Gourmet Range wins the environmental category of the Caterer's Product Excellence Award.
December 2015: Deloitte lists Vegware as one of the fastest growing companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the Technology Fast 500.
December 2015: Vegware is listed in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list of the UK's fastest growing companies.
October 2015: Eilidh Brunton, Vegware's group recycling consultant, is named Rising Star of the Year at the Scottish Resources awards.
June 2015: Vegware is named SME of the year at the Scottish Business in the Community awards.
March 2015: Our Gourmet Range wins an excellence award at Pro2Pac.
March 2015: The Foodservice Packaging Association recognizes our Community Fund with its Corporate Social Responsibility award.
February 2015: Vegware wins an innovation award for our gourmet range at Gulfood 2015, the worlds largest annual food and hospitality show.
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!
Vegware in Caterer Product Excellence Awards 2014 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 the Essential 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 the Scottish 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 a Silver in the Zero Waste Awards.
July 2013: Vegware represents the UK as National Champion in the European Business Awards 2013/14. We 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 Network wins 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 UK Business of the Year!
April 2013: Vegware wins FSB Streamline Business Innovation Award!
April 2013: The gourmet hot box by Vegware is Highly Commended by the judges of the Essential Cafe Trade Awards 2013!
February 2013: Vegware honoured with its SECOND 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.
October 2012: Vegware wins the regional Excellence in Innovation Award from the British Chambers of Commerce.
June 2012: Vegware awarded its own Scottish Parlimentary Motion - 'Congratulations to Vegware'! Full text here.
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.
2006: National Green Apple Awards chooses Vegware as Scotland's Silver winner.