Judging Week info

Deliciouslyorkshire Taste Awards

Product Judging Week 
10 – 12th September 2019

What you’ll need to know for submitting your entries

A huge thank you for entering your products and businesses into Yorkshire’s most delicious awards!

Below is some information about the judging process, including how, when and where to bring your products and what you’ll need to include.

Product Judging takes place on Tuesday 10th, Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th September.

Judging Timetable
The following categories with be judged on:

Tuesday 10th September

  • Savoury Condiment
  • Prepared Meat
  • Beverage

Wednesday 11th September

  • Cheese
  • Ready to Eat
  • Beer
  • Pork Pie
  • Ice Cream
    Fresh Produce

Thursday 12th September

  • Sweet Condiment
  • Fresh Meat
  • Spirit
  • Free From
    Fish and Seafood

What to Send
For each product you’ve entered please send 3 samples** of that product for the judging process. (i.e 3 bottles of beer, 3 packets of sausages, 3 individual pork pies, 3 jars of pickle, 3 tubs of ice cream etc)

At least one of these samples needs include the whole packaging as it would be sold to the customer, so the judges can consider the design and suitability of the packaging should your entry progress to the Supreme Product stage.

** If you have entered a spirit, you will only need to submit one bottle**

Where to send it
Ideally we would like products to be delivered to us asap, however, if your products are fresh and you intend to deliver them on the day of the judging please have them with us by no later than 10am. 

Please note: Late entries will not be able to be included in the judging.

If you are delivering your products in advance, please deliver to:
FAO Allison Kane
The Deliciouslyorkshire Taste Awards
The Regional Agricultural Centre (offices next to Fodder)
Railway Road
Great Yorkshire Showground
(if your products are frozen or chilled please let the person on reception know)

If you are delivering on the day of judging please deliver to the Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Show Ground, HG28NZ. All entries need to be with us before 9.30am

For any other questions please contact Allison on 01423 546 172 / 07572640754 /allisonk@deliciouslyorkshire.co.uk

Non-Product Judging
Our Taste Champion categories such as Best Afternoon Tea and Best Independent Retailer etc will be shortlisted, judged and mystery shopped (where applicable) over the coming weeks.

Shortlist announcement
Our 2019 Taste Awards shortlist will be announced in the Yorkshire Post’s Country Week supplement on Saturday 21st September

Good luck!!