Blackpool foods firm takes top title

Laila's Fine Foods award win
Laila's Fine Foods award win
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Blackpool curry queen Laila Remtulla and her team are celebrating after an awards win.

Bispham-based Laila’s Fine Foods is celebrating today after winning a prestigious Red Rose Award.

The chilled and frozen ready meal manufacturer, won the Lancashire Business View Award title for all its efforts over the past year.

More than 1,100 members of the Lancashire business community celebrated at the awards in The Winter Gardens as 26 trophies were handed out.

Managing director Laila Remtulla, said: “We are truly delighted. We had been nominated in four other categories including Growing Business, Family Business, Manufacturing Business and Large Business of the Year and lost out against some fantastic Lancashire companies.

“The final award of the evening was a grand culmination of the night, when they read out our name to say we were stunned would be an understatement!”

Joint Managing Director, Nazir Remtulla said: “We currently employ over 380 people and over the past 12 months we have invested heavily in our business in order to continue our growth.

“It is fantastic that the judges and a respected publication such as Lancashire Business View recognise our hard work and we hope to use this success as a catalyst to continue improving.”

The judges commended Laila’s for their continuous investment throughout the company and growth over the past 12 months.

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