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What makes an excellent food producer?

Chef Angela Hartnett joins Sheila Dillon on farms in Herefordshire, Cumbria and Cornwall to meet 2019's Best Food Producers in the BBC Food and Farming Awards.

What does it take to produce delicious food of the highest quality in the UK in 2019?

This year, it was the turn of chef, food writer, BBC TV presenter, and this year's head judge in the BBC Food and Farming Awards Angela Hartnett to find out. In this programme, Angela and Sheila Dillon spend a day with each of the finalists in the Best Food Producer category. Together, they visit three farms, in Cornwall, Herefordshire and Cumbria. Among the dedicated people they meet are Tanya the 'Duck Dabbler', a woman whose expertise in duck rearing are sought far and wide, Ed the 'first-time' farmer, working slowly and sustainably in the Black Mountains, and Martin whose dedication to making cheese extends even to the starter cultures themselves.

Presented by Sheila Dillon
Produced by Clare Salisbury

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