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The Yorkshire Post & Deliciouslyorkshire Taste Awards in association with ASDA

20 categories judged by a panel of industry experts including chefs, retail industry experts, food writers and BBC Radio personality Nigel Barden.

Entries close on 14 August 2014 at 5pm with judging of the product categories taking place on the week commencing 18th August.

Meet, Celebrate and Eat Yorkshire!

The Yorkshire Post & Deliciouslyorkshire Taste Awards in association with ASDA puts the spotlight on the very best of Yorkshire’s food producers and innovators.

We bring you Yorkshire’s ultimate celebration of local food and drink, The Taste Awards which represent Deliciouslyorkshire’s continuing commitment to helping Yorkshire food and drink businesses develop and grow but also The Yorkshire Post’s year-round commitment to support and campaign for local food and local producers.

Yorkshire has a diverse, delicious and varied food and drink scene which deserves to be celebrated and The Taste Awards aim to do just that. Championing the local farmers, producers and personalities who keep us so well fed!

This year’s finalists are as follows:

Product Categories

Best Bakery – in association with Needlers
Burtree Puddings – Treacle Parkin Pudding with Treacle Toffee Sauce
Just Desserts- Chocolate Brownie
Propermaid – Gluten Free Lemon Drizzle Cake
Fodder – Millionaires Shortbread
Fodder – Vanilla Slice
Cedar Barn – Gooseberry and Elderflower Tart

Best Fresh Produce – in association with Ibbotsons
The Organic Pantry- Organic Farm Box
Herbs Unlimited – Sweet Cicely
Herbs Unlimited – Chocolate Mint
Swillington Organic – Organic Garden Growers Veg Share

Best Fresh Meat – in association with Verner Wheelock Associates
Eat Great Meat – Pork Chop
Holme Farmed Venison – Venison Cutlets
Anna’s Happy Trotters – French Trimmed Pork Loin
F&A Walker – Sirloin Steak

Best Prepared Meat – in association with Celsius Projects
Vanessa Delicatessen – Pork and Apple Burger
Weetons – Rare, store roasted beef
Billy’s Hill Farm Shop – Dry cured Hickory Smoked Bacon
Swaledale Foods– Yorkshire Breakfast Sausage

Best Yorkshire Pork Pie – in association with Yorkshire Bank
Voakes Pies – Traditional Pork Pie
Voakes Free From – Gluten Free Traditional Pork Pie
Drewtons – Homemade Pork Pie
B&M Collins – Individual Pork Pie

Best Fish – in association with Reed Boardall
What a Catch – Dressed Crab
Staal Smokehouse – Locally Caught Wild Sea Trout
Staal Smokehouse – Kippers
JCS Fish – Lemon and Pepper Salmon Pearls

Best Ready to Eat
Good Soup Company – Spicy Parsnip and Carrot Soup with Ginger
Eat Great Meat – Steak and Ale Pie
Voakes – Pork, Black Pudding and Red Onion Marmalade Pie
Billy’s Hill Farm Shop – Steak, Red Wine and Mushroom Pie

Best Cheese – in association with Kirklees College
St Helens Farm – St Helen’s Mature Goats Cheese
Shepherds Purse – Harrogate Blue
Shepherds Purse – Bluemin White

Best Ice Cream – in association with The Yorkshire Agricultural Society
Brymor – Rum and Raisin
Ryeburn of Helmsley- Marathon Madness
Ryeburn of Helmsley – Mango Yoghurt
Yummy Yorkshire – Chocolate and Amaretti Biscuit

Best Drink
Great Newsome Brewery– Frothingham Best
Black Sheep Brewery – Imperial Russian Stout
Ampleforth Abbey– Ampleforth Abbey Beer
The Damson Tree – Damson Vodka
The Little Red Berry Co – Blackberry Whisky
Ryedale Vineyards – Yorkshire’s Lass White
Rounton Coffee – The Granary Espresso Blend
Side Oven Bakery – Organic Apple Juice
Bird House Tea Company – Yorkshire Rose

Best Savoury Condiment
Mercers of Yorkshire – Caramelised Onion Chutney
Mercers of Yorkshire – Sweet Chilli Jam
The Pickled Onion Company – Sweet and Hot Pickled Onions
Bracken Hill Fine Foods – Carrot and Onion Chutney

Best Sweet Preserve
Black Sheep Brewery – Mashtun Marmalade
Wolds Cottage Kitchen – Lemon Curd
Moordale Foods – Cartwright and Butler Raspberry Jam
Savvy Spreads – Date and Sesame Spread

Best Confectionery
The Serious Sweet Company Ultimate English Saltwater Chocolate Truffle Fudge
Coeur de Xocolat – Wakefield Rhubarb Truffles
Shepcote – Marzipan Christmas Puddings
Guppys Chocolate – Dark Chocolate with Monsoon Malabar Coffee Beans

Business Categories

Best New Business in association with The Proudfoot Group
Coeur de Xocolat
The Yorkshire Meatball Co
Dottie Biscuit
Masons Yorkshire Gin
Vanessa Delicatessen
Yorkshire Food Finder

Best Yorkshire Breakfast in association with Monaghans Mushrooms
Scaife Hall Farm
The Wold Cottage
Newton House
Vanessa Delicatessen

Best Use of Local Produce on a Hotel or Restaurant Menu in association with Campden BRI
The Yorkshire Meatball Co
Eric’s Restaurant
The CB Inn
The 1875 Restaurant

Best Yorkshire Afternoon Tea in association with Townends Chartered Accountants
Eric’s Restaurant
The Devonshire Arms
Cedar Barn
The Coniston Hotel

Best Independent Retailer
Vanessa Delicatessen
Williams Farm Kitchen
Haley and Clifford

Local Food Hero in association with The Local Enterprise Partnership
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