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Food and Farming Awards 2011

Duration:
53 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 25 November 2011

Sheila Dillon with the stories from this year's BBC Food & Farming Awards. From the Best Takeaway to Best Drinks Producer, food tales to inspire and whet your appetite.

This autumn a team of 10 judges, including chefs Richard Corrigan and Jeremy Lee took to the road to meet finalists nominated by Radio listeners. The shortlist covered all parts of the UK.

The programme reveals what the judges saw and tasted on those visits and at the NEC, Birmingham Sheila Dillon runs through the list of worthy winners

Producer: Dan Saladino.

  • Food and Farming Awards 2011 - Shortlist and Winners

    BEST FOOD MARKET

    Winner: 
    Bolton Market, Ashburner Street, Bolton 

    On the Shortlist: 
    East Oxford Farmers' and Community Market, off Cowley Road, Oxford
    Maltby Street, near Tower Bridge, London

    BEST TAKEAWAY

    Winner:
    Jack and Linda Mills, The Brighton Smokehouse, under-the-arches, Brighton

    On the Shortlist:
    The Sea Tree, "alternative fish bar", Cambridge
    Rico's Pizza Shack, mobile wood burning oven, Oxfordshire

    BEST FOOD PRODUCER

    Winner:
    Loch Arthur Creamery, Camphill Community, Dumfries, Scotland

    On the Shortlist:
    Golspie Mill, Sutherland, Scotland.
    Alder Tree Fruit Ices, Alder Carr farm, Needham, Suffolk.

    BEST DRINKS PRODUCER

    Winner:
    The Bristol Beer Factory, Bristol

    On the Shortlist:
    Bruichladdich Distillery, Isle of Islay, Scotland
    The Chapel Down Winery, Tenterden, Kent

    BEST LOCAL FOOD RETAILER

    Winner:
    The Brockweir and Hewelsfield Village Shop, Chepstow

    On the Shortlist:
    Hawkshead Relish Company, Hawkshead, Cumbria
    Pink Pig Farmshop, Holme, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

    BBC FARMING TODAY, FARMER OF THE YEAR 

    Winner: 
    Andrew Hughes -Trinley Estate, Andover, Hampshire

    On the Shortlist:
    Paul Sousek -Cottage Farm, Jacobstow, Cornwall
    Adrian Dolby - Barrington Park Estate, Burford, Oxfordshire

    BEST DINNER LADY or MAN/PUBLIC CATERER

    Winner: 
    Wayne Wright, Harper Adams University College, Shropshire

    On the Shortlist:
    Carol McMath, Kibble Education Centre, Paisley
    Libby Lewis, Farley Hill School, Eat Smart Café, Berkshire

    BEST RETAIL INITIATIVE

    Winner:
    The True Food Community Co-operative Limited, Berkshire

    On the Shortlist:
    The Ice Organisation, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Thorntons Budgens Stores, Crouch End, North London

    DEREK COOPER AWARD

    Winner:
    The Food for Life Partnership, Bristol

    On the Shortlist:
    Andrew Whitley, baker and "real bread" campaigner
    FareShare, food charity, fighting hunger & tackling food waste

    BBC FOOD CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall for work on the Fish Fight campaign.

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