Linden Foods were crowned ‘Green Company of the year’ at the UTV Business Eye Awards 2015, now in its ninth year. Another star-studded evening was held at the Culloden Estate & Spa to honour the high achievers of the Northern Ireland business community as well as the public sector.

Hundreds of entries were anticipated across 16 different categories and the winners in each were chosen by a panel of judges including UTV’s Business Correspondent Jamie Delargy, Business Eye Editor Richard Buckley, as well as the Business Editor of Northern Ireland’s main morning newspaper Gary McDonald (Irish News).

Linden Foods was one of the big winners of the night, when they picked up the accolade for ‘Green Company of the Year’ 2015.

“We are delighted to be voted ‘Green Company of the Year’ at the UTV Business Eye Awards. We have really enjoyed the environmental and sustainable journey we have been on since we established our GreenTrack strategy.  To win an accolade of this stature is a testament to the great efforts and major difference we are making as a whole company. We are all passionate about what we do and how we do it. We have trusted and established relationships with our farmers, customers and colleagues. We pride ourselves on putting the customer at the heart of the business and doing it right first time, every time,” commented Mael Wilford, Environmental Manager Linden Foods

Speaking on the night Richard Buckley Editor, Business Eye, said;Linden Foods was a clear winner in this category, which drew a wide-ranging variety of entries from companies covering a diverse selection of environmental initiatives. Linden is a pace setter in an industry which hasn’t been renowned for its environmental best practice through the years. This is a company that applies environmental standards across all that it does.”