Brakes scoops 12 awards and top prize from British Frozen Food Federation

25 June 2010 by
Brakes scoops 12 awards and top prize from British Frozen Food Federation" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">Brakes ]( the highest tally of awards overall, including the coveted Catering Product of the Year, at the [British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) awards gala dinner held at London's Park Lane Hilton earlier this month.

The company's Smoked Haddock & Pea Risotto scooped the main award, having already taken gold in the Best New Main Course/Meal Centre category. Besides these, Brakes won four more gold, four silver and two bronze awards in starter, vegetarian, multi-portion and bakery categories, taking its tally to 12. Products from across the Brakes Group of specialist businesses were recognised with Creative Foods, Brakes' specialist producer of recipe dishes, La Boulangerie, the group's bread and pâtisserie specialist and Brakes branded products all winning accolades.

The products are judged by representatives of the Craft Guild of Chefs who look for innovative ideas in recipe formulation and preparation functionality as well as product sector insight.


Catering Product of the Year
Smoked Haddock & Pea Risotto - Brakes

Best New Starter/Buffet/Appetiser Product

• Gold: Mini Smoked Salmon Bagels - Brakes
• Silver: Mini Fish ‘n' Mushy Pea Rostis - Brakes
• Bronze: Blacksticks Blue Cheese & Walnut Soufflé - Brakes

Best New Accompaniment/Potato/Vegetable Product

• Gold: Sweet Potato Fries - Lamb Weston/Meijer VOF
• Joint Silver: Brakes Giant Jacket Potato Wedges - Aviko
• Joint Silver: Brakes Lemon and Cracked Black Pepper Mushrooms - Fountain Frozen
• Bronze: Authentic Oriental Sweet Chilli Noodles - The Authentic Food Company

Best New Main Course/Meal Centre Product

• Gold: Smoked Haddock & Pea Risotto - Brakes
• Silver: Premium Range Seafood Trilogy Girasole - TICCO
• Bronze: Organic Steak, Red Wine and Mushroom Pie - KK Fine Foods

Best New Meat Free/Vegetarian Product

• Gold: Goats' Cheese and Red Pepper Cheesecake - Brakes
• Silver: Aubergine Vegetable Moussaka - Classic Cuisine
• Bronze: Somerset Brie & Beetroot Tart - Brakes

Best New Multi-Portion Product

• Gold: Chunky Chilli Con Carne - Creative Foods
• Silver: Salmon and Pasta Bake - Creative Foods
• Bronze: ‘Ikea' Peshwari Chicken - Bar and Restaurant Foods

Best New Bakery/Pastries Product

• Gold: La Boulangerie Brioche Loaf - Brakes
• Silver: Gluten Free Blueberry and Chocolate Chip Muffins - Delice de France
• Bronze: Toffee and Date Cake - Delice de France

Best New Dessert/Ice Cream/Confectionery Product

• Gold: Mövenpick Double Cream & Meringue Ice Cream - Schöller Ice Cream
• Silver: "Table Table/Whitbread" Poached Pears - Bar and Restaurant Foods
• Bronze: Sticky Toffee Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce - Fairway Foodservice

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