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Excellence in Food and Drink Awards 2006

13 December 2006

The awards are designed to recognise excellence among products available in the food service sector and to raise the profile of good food and drink to the whole industry. Last year's event was an absolute winner and the fourth year will see it build into the most prestigious food and drink awards in the hospitality industry.

The 2006 awards lunch was held on Friday 1 December at The Dorchester, Park Lane, a fitting venue for this fantastic awards scheme.

And the winners of this year's awards are:

Accompaniments & Ingredients

Shortlisted
Brown Basmati Rice - Veetee
Grecian Pesto - Steng Ingredients
House of Lords Deluxe BBQ Sauce - Atlantic Foods
Knorr Clear Fish Bouillon - Unilever FoodSolutions
Smoked Chilli Jam - B&DFL

Winner - Steng Ingredients - Grecian Pesto

Alcoholic drinks

Shortlisted Cotleigh 25 - Cotleigh Brewery
Paul Langier Champagne Brut NV - Malt House Vintners

Winner - Cotleigh Brewery - Cotleigh 25

Bakery & Sandwiches

Shortlisted
Olive Oil & Polenta Cake - Vittles Foods
apetito Premium Pasty (with Minced Beef) - apetito
Readi-Bake Fruit Flapjack - BakeMark UK
Readi-Bake Triple Choc Short Bread - BakeMark UK

Winner - Vittles Foods - Olive Oil & Polenta Cake

Cheese, Dairy and Milk

Shortlisted
MÁ¼ller Healthy Balance Yogurt 100g - Muller Dairy (UK)
Pilgrims Choice Vintage Extra Mature Cheddar - North Downs Dairy Company
Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano from Brakes - Avilton Foods
Pilgrims Choice Strong Farmhouse Cheddar - North Downs Dairy Company

Winner - North Downs Dairy Company - Pilgrims Choice Strong Farmhouse Cheddar

Confectionery

Shortlisted
Chocolate Petits Fours Selection - Brakes
Pure Indulgence - Paul Wayne Gregory

Winner - Paul Wayne Gregory - Pure Indulgence

Desserts & Puddings

Shortlisted Chocolate Cake - SchÁ¶ller Ice Cream
La Maison des Sorbets Truffe Aux Deux Chocolats
And Premiere Apricot Tartlettes - Brakes

Winner - La Maison des Sorbets Truffe aux Deux Chocolats

Healthy, Organic & Ethical products

Shortlisted McCain Oven Chips - McCain Foods (GB)
Fruit Bags - Del Monte Foodservice
fresh! naturally organic's - Skinny Minnie
RDA Organic Fresh Blueberry and Apricot Organic Smoothie - RDA Organic

Winner - fresh! naturally organic's - Skinny Minnie

Hot Beverages

Shortlisted Fairtrade Espresso - CoffeeHouse
Premium Espresso - CoffeeHouse
Down to Earth Tea - First Choice Coffee

Winner - First Choice Coffee - Down to Earth Tea

Ice Cream

Shortlisted Callestick Farm Cornish Dairy Ice Cream's passion fruit Sorbet
Panna Cotta Ice Cream - SchÁ¶ller Ice Cream

Winner - Callestick Farm Cornish Dairy Ice Cream's passion fruit Sorbet

Impulse Snacking

Shortlisted
Rollover Dippers - Rollover
Tyrrells Naked Potato Chips (Salt Free)

Winner - Tyrrells Naked Potato Chips (Salt Free)

Innovation Award

Shortlisted A Fresh! Take on the Sandwich Cake - fresh! naturally organic
McCain Signatures - Gourmet - McCain Foods (GB)
Chilli lime & lemon grass dressing - B&DFL

Winner - B&DFL Chilli Lime & Lemongrass Dressing

Kids Healthy Options - Meals

Shortlisted Brakes Healthier Choices Battered Chicken Fillets - Brakes
Quorn Dippers - Premier Foods
McCain Foods (GB) New Pizza Grande with Added Wheat Germ and Fibre
Barilla Frozen Mini Farfalle Pasta

Winner - McCain Foods New Pizza Grande with added wheat germ and fibre.

Kids Snacks & Drinks.

Shortlisted Hartley's Low Sugar, Raspberry Jelly - Premier Foods
"Shake" Chocolate Flavoured Milk - Brakes

Winner - Brakes - "Shake" Chocolate Flavoured Milk

Main courses & centre of plate

Shortlisted Boneless Slow Cooked Pork Joint in Cinnamon Apple and Maple Syrup - Loxton Foods
Mini Beef Rib in a Rich Madras Sauce - The Authentic Food Company
Pork with Black Pudding - The Sous-Vide Company
Baked Haddock, Potato, Prawn & Rosti Top Square Pie - apetito

Winner - apetito Baked Haddock, Potato, Prawn & Rosti Top Square Pie.

Meat, game, poultry & fish

Shortlisted Confit Duck Leg - Cherry Valley Farms
Honey Roasted Half Crown Duck - Cherry Valley Farms
Young's Pesto Crumb Topped Salmon Fillets - Young's Bluecrest Seafood
Snowbird Foods Gourmet Pork & Mustard Sausages

Winner - Snowbird Foods Gourmet Pork & Mustard Sausages

Soft drinks & juices

Shortlisted Fruitfina's Cocofina Coconut Water
"Made Easy" Pash 'N' Shoot - Love Smoothies
RDA Organic Fresh Passion Fruit, Grape and Orange Juice
Rollover Smoothies

Winner - Fruitfina's Cocofina Coconut water

Starters & buffet products

Shortlisted Brakes Peppers Stuffed with Cream Cheese - Brakes
Marinated Chunky Satay Chicken with a Sachet of Peanut Sauce - The Authentic Food Company
Southover Food Company's Southover Gammon

Winner - Southover Food Company - Southover Gammon.

Vegetarian

Shortlisted Realeat Meat-Free Meatballs - Central Foods
Frozen Primavera Risotto - Tilda
Brakes Vegetable B'Stilla
Brakes Butternut Squash & Cashew Nut Roast with Red Current and Orange Sauce

Winner - Brakes Vegetable B'Stilla

Winner of the Gold Award 2006 - Vittles Foods - Olive Oil & Polenta Cake

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