Local Producer of the Year winner at the Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards 2015
PUBLISHED: 09:27 19 November 2015 | UPDATED: 15:02 15 December 2015
The category showcases the high quality and wonderful diversity of producers and growers in Derbyshire. The judges were looking for a business that strives to offer its customers a high quality product and works tirelessly to ensure the success of their business.
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Winner: The Buxton Pudding Company
Of the winner, the judges said: ‘The talented and passionate people behind this business took the brave decision to start a new venture, which is one of a kind. Their dedication and enthusiasm is something to be truly admired and they have revived historic recipes to create delicious products which can be enjoyed today.’
The shortlisted businesses were:
• Brock and Morten, Ashford-in-the-Water – cold-pressed rapeseed oil produced in the Peak District .
• Bluebells Dairy, Spondon – real dairy ice cream made with milk from their own herd.
• Peak District Dairy, Buxton – producers of dairy products including farmhouse yoghurts and real dairy ice cream.