Entries are now open for the FFB Export Awards 2008 – in association with The Grocer.

The awards are designed to reward UK-based food and drink companies for outstanding achievement in business development abroad at a time when sales of UK produced food and drink are at an all time high of £11.5bn. 

The ceremony will be held at the Landmark London Hotel on 10 December with six award categories and the winners of each competing for overall Food and Drink Exporter of the Year gong.

The categories are Food Exporter of the Year - which has two awards (large and SME), Drink Exporter of the Year, Innovation of Export, New Exporter of the Year and Exhibitor of the Year.

For more information on each of the categories and how to enter, visit the Food from Britain website, www.foodfrombritain.com.