Wanis International Foods has been honoured by the Business Champions Awards for its community and charity work.
Picking up the Business Community gong, the wholesaler was presented the award by BBC News presenter Huw Edwards.
Trading for nearly six decades, Wanis has been recognised for their strong record of charitable and philanthropic work locally, nationally and internationally which includes;
Supporting food banks across London.
Donating fresh water pumps in Pakistan.
Supporting Birmingham based charity, Prison Link.
Supporting schools in Central Village, Jamaica.
Partnering with the NHS Blood Service to encourage blood and organ donation within Black and Asian communities.
Paul Harrison, head of community said: “It’s an honour and a privilege to receive this amazing award and be recognised for the work we do in all the communities we serve. As a food company, we’re in a unique position to make tangible change; we strive to harness the power that food has to bring people together.”
Wanis director, Kapil Wadwani added: “We’re all really thrilled to receive this award. Our community work means a lot to all the Wanis family, so it’s amazing to be recognised.”