Norfolk Hero Food and Drink Awards
You can nominate someone for the 2018 Norfolk Food and Drink Hero here, or download paper forms below if you prefer.Norfolk Food Hero Leaflet Norfolk Food Hero Nomination Form Norfolk Food Heroes Poster
The 2017 Aylsham Agricultural Show Association’s Norfolk Food or Drink Hero – overall Championship Winner – is:
The Duck Inn, Stanhoe
The 2017 Aylsham Agricultural Show Association’s Individual Food or Drink Norfolk Hero is:
Michael Baker, M/D of the C T Baker Group
The Championship judging took place on 18th July 2017. The judges were Chris Solt of Lovewell Blake (Sponsors) and Noel Bartram, and the steward was David Hitcham (Aylsham Show Administrator). The Overall Winner was announced as above, at the Aylsham Show on Bank Holiday Monday 28th August 2017, and was presented with the Ken Dye Memorial Salver by the Show President, John Wootten and Chris Solt from Lovewell Blake.
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 UK Ltd., 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 was also announced on Aylsham Show Day and was presented with the Aylsham Show President’s Tankard by John Wootten – Show President.