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Towngate Fisheries owner Mark Drummond recognised with industry award

Article Date: 2017-11-27

Mark Drummond, owner of Towngate Fisheries in Idle, Bradford has won an award for his outstanding contribution to the fish & chip and wider takeaway industry after being nominated by members of the British Takeaway Campaign.

Mark Drummond, Towngate Fisheries, said: "This award has come out of the blue, it’s a true honour to be nominated for this award let alone win it. I’m passionate about our industry and the work that is undertaken in the background. 

Andrew Crook NFFF President, said: "Mark Drummond is renowned in our industry with over 30 years’ experience. As part of the British Takeaway Campaign Group, the NFFF nominated Mark for this Award to recognise his commitment to the industry.

Working tirelessly for years, he is committed to raising the standards of the UK fish and chip sector. His has been involved in nutritional campaigns for the industry and with the Drywite Young Fish Frier of the Year competition, which is crucial in promoting the industry to the next generation.

Mark has won the Healthy Eating ‘Fish and Chips’ Award twice in the past 3 years, held at the National Fish and Chip Awards, these show his dedication to promoting fish and chips as a healthy meal. On behalf of the NFFF and local councils Mark has delivered a number of ‘Healthier Frying Techniques’ seminars to the takeaway industry.

What Mark does is instrumental to the development of our sector. He is a leading light and we are lucky to have him working in our industry.”

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