• EMBF North West Business of the Year (Finalist), 2009
  • EMBF Entrepreneur of the Year (Finalist), 2009

The EMBF awards are designed to highlight, profile and reward the significant contribution made by minority ethnic communities to the Northwest region. The growth of economic, social and cultural development within the Northwest has given rise to the prominence of BME businesses and their influence in achieving and sustaining real growth. These awards will bring to the forefront the immense talent, innovation and ingenuity that exists and to further showcase the very positive elements of cultural diversity that the Northwest is proud to boast. The impact of young people diversifying from traditional routes to explore and excel in new ventures that contribute to the social fabric of society remains a great strength and one which requires acknowledgment and reward.

  • Groundwork Business and Community Award (Finalist) for Environmental Best Practice, 2009
  • The Bolton News and Bury Times Award for Business Person of the Year, 2008

One of the premier events in the Bolton and Bury business calendar is Business awards presented by The Bolton News and Bury Times in conjunction with Business Bolton.The awards are open for companies of all sizes and seek to acknowledge the businesses and individuals who through their endeavours make a vital contribution to the local economy.

  • ABF Tiger Award for Workforce, Skills and Development, 2007

Fazila and Abdul Malek of Bolton-based Fazila Foods received the LSC Workforce, Skills & Development Award for  27 staff, four team leaders reflect the activities of the business, and the low turnover of staff marks Fazila Foods out as an employer to watch in the region. Receiving her award, Fazila Malik said: "This award is really for our staff, who work so hard and really deserve this recognition".

  • Investor in People, 2006
  • North Manchester Business Award (Runner Up) for Ethnic Business of the Year, 2004