Produce Awards 2018: North East regional round-up

The very first round of regional judging for our delicious. Produce Awards 2018, in association with Fisher & Paykel, took place at The Dales Festival of Food & Drink, Leyburn, Yorkshire, on 16 June.

The expert team of judges taste-tested their way through all the fabulous shortlisted products (see bottom of page), from the North East region, in this year’s Produce Awards.

A huge thank you to ALL the producers who entered and made it as far as the shortlist.

Produce Awards 2018: North East regional round-up

Which products are going through to the national final?

The 10 products selected by the judges to go forward to the national final in October, to be held at London’s Borough Market, are:

  1. Doddington Dairy Fruity Bottom Raspberry Yoghurt
  2. Doddington Dairy Naturally Naked Yoghurt
  3. Hesper Farm Skry Original Skyr
  4. Teesdale Cheesemakers Extra Mature Blue
  5. Teesdale Cheesemakers Goat
  6. Sloemotion Hedgerow Gin
  7. Sloemotion Sloe Gin
  8. Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery 002 Maturing Malt
  9. Burtree Puddings Gluten-free Sticky Toffee Pudding
  10. Lottie Shaw’s Yorkshire Parkin Cake

Congratulations, and good luck for October!

The judges: 

Simon Crannage – AA 3 rosette chef of 14 years, currently at Bowcliffe Hall

Gilly Robinson – Tutor at Malton Cookery School

Jane Lovett – Food writer, cookery demonstrator and author

Sue Nelson – “Champion of Yorkshire food and drink”

Heather Parry – New Fodder MD


The shortlist of produce for the North East region:

Beadlam Grange Farmshop

  • Fillet Steak
  • Rib of Limousin Beef
  • Rump Steak
  • Sirloin Steak

Beckleberry’s

  • Blackcurrant & Martini Sorbet

Burtree Puddings

  • Gluten-free Sticky Toffee Pudding

Doddington Dairy

  • Raspberry Fruity Bottom Yogurt
  • Naturally Naked Yogurt

Drewton’s Ltd Farm Shop & Restaurant

  • Elderflower Custard Tart
  • Lamb Rogan Josh Burger
  • Steak & Yorkshire Ale Pie
  • Battenberg

Fabulously Fruity Wine

  • Elderflower Wine
  • White Gooseberry Wine

Hesper Farm Skyr

  • Original Skyr

Lottie Shaw’s

  • Yorkshire Parkin Cake

Northumberland Cheese Company

  • Nettle

Sloemotion

  • Sloe Gin
  • Hedgerow Gin

Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery

  • 002 Maturing Malt

Teesdale Cheesemakers

  • Extra Mature Blue
  • Goat

Wildlee Ltd

  • Kinoko Komucha Classic

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