Food and Farming Awards 2011

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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.

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Christmas Day 2011 07:00

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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