Lovewell Blake is proud to be the Championship Sponsor of the Norfolk Hero Food & Drink Awards at the 2016 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.
The Norfolk Hero Food & Drink Awards celebrate the very best of this industry
The Overall Championship will be judged from the Category Winners below, on Tuesday 19th July 2016. The judges are Shaun Mary from Lovewell Blake, and John Carrick and Jean Wright. Paul Bailey will take photos on the day and David Hitcham is the steward/driver.
The Winner will be announced on Show Day – Monday 29th August 2016 – by the Show President (Simon Evans), and they will be presented with the Ken Dye Memorial Salver.
The Category Winners for 2016 are as follows; and all those who were nominated, received a Certificate.
All of the judges have particularly stated that all of the nominees visited were of a very high standard, and that the final results were very close indeed.
Best Specialist Food or Drink Producer – sponsored by Gressingham Food
Joint Winners 2016: G F White Traditional Butchers Ltd, Aylsham
Truly Local, Stalham
Judges – Caroline Culot and Judy Taylor
Best Use of Norfolk Produce on Menu – sponsored by Barclays
Winner 2016: Rocky Bottoms, West RuntonJudges – John Steggall and David Walker
Best Food or Drink Supplier/Retailer – sponsored by Dewing Grain
Winner 2016: Norfolk Quail Ltd, Great Ryburgh
Judges – John Watts and John Grier
Best New Food or Drink Venture – sponsored by For Farmers
Winner 2016: Scrummy Pig, Hoveton
Judges – Noel Bartram and Andy Newman
The Aylsham Show Individual Food or Drink Hero Award will be judged by the Show President – Simon Evans – and the winner will be presented with the Aylsham Show Presidents Tankard on Show Day – Monday 29th August 2016.