Alan Ridealgh, Managing Director of Muntons, the Stowmarket based malt and malted ingredient manufacturer, has been awarded life membership of the Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry suppliers association (BFBi).
The BFBi Eastern section held their annual dinner at Robinson College in Cambridge at the end of April and it was during this event that the award was made by the Chairman of the BFBi, Richard Howe, to Alan in recognition of his of his significant contribution to the association’s Eastern section. The Dinner attracted 170 guests and concluded with a fascinating insight into the working of the upper chamber, the House of Lords, given by Baroness Byford.
The BFBi was founded in 1907, known then as the Allied Brewery Traders Association, and has enjoyed a rich history of achievements for its members during that time. Representing the food brewing and beverage industry at Governmental level the association has assisted in engendering changes to legislation for the benefit of its members and consumers.
Upon receiving the award, Alan commented: “This was totally unexpected. Over the years I have worked with the association were possible but I never anticipated it would be recognised in this way.”
Muntons manufacture malt for the brewing and distilling industry and supply malted ingredients into a wide range of food, beverage and confectionery manufacturers globally.