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Catering Insight Awards 2019 winner: Distributor of the Year – Corporate Social Responsibility

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L-r: Catering Insight editor Clare Nicholls, Vision MD Jack Sharkey and DC Warewashing & Icemaking Systems director Bob Wood.

The new Distributor of the Year – Corporate Social Responsibility category, sponsored by DC Warewashing & Icemaking Systems recognises a UK dealer which is an outstanding corporate citizen.

And that is absolutely true of the winner, Vision Commercial Kitchens, which garnered 35% of suppliers’ votes.

The Heywood-based distributor has always taken its social responsibility seriously to both its employees and their families. All employees are offered complimentary private healthcare as one of their employment benefits.

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In terms of sustainability and environmental awareness, the company has invested heavily in Office 365 in order to reduce paper consumption. ‘Team Vision’ has also fundraised over £3,000 for its chosen charity of the year: The Christie cancer charity.

MD Jack Sharkey picked up the trophy and said: “We are very pleased to win. We’ve spent a lot of time on our charity fundraising and our corporate social responsibility areas. It will mean a huge amount to my team back in the office because they have put a lot of effort into it.

“We’ve had a really successful year and we’ve really built the team up this year, so I’m really pleased that they are getting recognition for that.”

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