UK’s top food county selects its producer of the year

*Redhill Farm Free Range Pork* has won the Lincolnshire Producer of the Year award for 2012 at the prestigious Lincolnshire Food & Drink Awards.

Redhill Farm’s founders and directors, Jane & Terry Tomlinson were presented with their award at the awards dinner held at the brand new DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Lincoln where Redhill Farm Free Range Pork is already on the menu at the 4* hotel’s Electric restaurant.

A distinguished panel of judges declared Redhill Farm clear winners of the Select Lincolnshire Producer of the Year award which showcases the range and quality of food produced within the County of Lincolnshire which was recently voted the UK’s top food county during British Food Fortnight.

Martin Hingley, Professor of Strategic Marketing at the Lincoln Business School and one of the esteemed judges commented, “For me Redhill Farm are the stand-out winners of the Producer of the Year category. Their passion for their fantastic meats shines through in everything they do and they are so incredibly customer aware and people focused. They seem to regularly collect accolades, and their amazing free range pork and pork products are now known far and wide. ”

“Redhill Farm produce outstanding and consistent quality meat and people come back and back for it. That is something that is easy to say, but hard for most to achieve. Added to that, Redhill Farm are excellent product innovators and marketing communicators who have a clear knack of getting their message across and engaging with their customers face to face as much as possible. Well done Redhill Farm for being great ambassadors for Lincolnshire’s fine produce and worthy winners,” he added.

“To have been named the Lincolnshire Producer of the Year in the same year that Lincolnshire itself is the UK Food County of the Year is about as good as it gets,” comments MD, Jane Tomlinson. “As always, this reflects the hard work and dedication of all our tremendous team back at the farm ““ this is for them.”

The Food & Drink Awards are organized by the Tastes of Lincolnshire and Select Lincolnshire partnership which aims to highlight the importance of Lincolnshire as the jewel in the UK Food Industry’s crown.