Norfolk Hero Food and Drink Awards
The Championship judging will take place on 18th July 2017. The judges are Chris Solt of Lovewell Blake and Noel Bartram, and the steward is David Hitcham. The Overall Winner will be announced at the Aylsham Show on Monday 28th August 2017, and will be presented with the Ken Dye Memorial Salver by Sally Dye and the Show President – John Wootten.
Lovewell Blake is proud to be the Championship Sponsor of the Norfolk Hero Food & Drink Awards at the 2017 Aylsham Show.
We have had an office at Aylsham for many years and are proud to play an active part in this thriving North Norfolk Community. We know how important the food and drink sector is to Norfolk, it is what helps our county to thrive. Along with the agricultural industry it is right at the heart of the economy here in the East.
This year’s Categories:
Best Specialist Food or Drink Producer
Sponsored by Barclays, Judges: John Grange and Stephen Thorpe
Best Use of Norfolk Produce on Menu
Sponsored by Gressingham Foods, Judges: Janice Tooley and Nicola Colchester
Best Food or Drink Supplier/Retailer
Sponsored by Dewing Grain, Judges: Richard and Angela Phillips
Best New Food or Drink Venture 2015/2016
Sponsored by For Farmers, Judges: Rod and Margaret Tuck
Vanvino, Wymondham (Category Winner)
The Bell, Brisley **
Eastgate Larder, Cawston **
Yare Valley Farm Shop, Surlingham **
Vapour Creations, Norwich
Broadland Wineries, Cawston
Durban Grill, Weybourne
The individual Food or Drink Hero Winner will also be announced on Aylsham Show Day, when the Show President will present the Aylsham Show President’s Tankard.