A number of Wiltshire-based companie are among those to receive a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, announced this week.

They include  food producer Apetito, parking management technology firm Chipside, agricultural machinery manufacturer Alvan Blanch Development Company, seals and fasteners specialist Clarendon Speciality Fasteners, electronic keg system manufacturer Rotech, and cyber security firm Foregenix.

Picking up its third Queen's Award, Trowbridge-based Apetito UK was one of only six businesses to receive recognition for sustainable development – an award recognises commitment to conducting business in a way that impacts positively on the environment, society and economy.

The 90-year-old company is the leading food producer for the health and social care sector, providing nutritious and sustainable meals for people at home or in care.

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