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2015 Winners

Congratulations to all our 2015 winners. View the digital Winners Brochure here.


 

Quality Food Award Winners 2015
Overall Gold Q Winner
Winner
Marks & Spencer Black Cod
Highly Commended
Manor Farm Dairy Lemon Curd Bio Live Yogurt Smooth & Creamy
Marks & Spencer Somerset Butter
 
Gold Q Value
Winner
Tesco Everyday Value Cottage Pie - Samworth Brothers

Bagged Snacks Savoury – Crisps

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Aberdeen Angus and Red Wine Crisps
 

Bagged Snacks Savoury – Nuts

Winner
The Co-operative Loved By Us Moroccan Spice Nut & Fruit Mix - Evolution Foods
 

Bagged Snacks Savoury – Popcorn

Winner
Propercorn Sweet & Salty
 

Bagged Snacks - Sweet

Winner
Aldi Epic Snacks Butter Toffee Coated Popcorn
Commended
Tyrrells Potato Crisps Sweet & Salty Poshcorn
 

Biscuits – Savoury

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Oatcake Bites - Fiery Chilli
Highly Commended
Tesco Finest West Country Biscuits for cheese - Dorset Village Bakery
 

Biscuits - Sweet

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected All Butter Cookies - Stem Ginger
Highly Commended
Marks & Spencer Double Chocolate Viennese Swirls
Tesco Finest All Butter Shortbread Fingers - Dean's of Huntly
 

Bread – Chilled Breads

Winner
Marks & Spencer Vegetable and Pesto Focaccia
Highly Commended
Asda Two Sun Blush Tomato & Mozzarella Flatbreads - New Primebake
 

Bread – Fruit Bread

Winner
Iceland Foods Borg Cinnamon Raisin Loaf

Bread – Large Loaves

Winner
The Co-operative White Crusty Cob - Country Style Foods
Highly Commended
Aldi White Bloomer

Bread - Morning Goods

Winner
Iceland Foods Borg Belgian Vanilla Waffles
Highly Commended
Tesco Hot Cross Buns - British Bakels
Tesco Triple Chocolate Crown - Lantmannen Unibake
Commended
Tesco Finest Granola Squares - CSM Bakery Solutions
Tesco Finest Welsh Cakes Six Pack - Village Bakery
 

Bread- Small Breads and Rolls

Winner
Tesco Whole Seed Cob - Macphie of Glenbervie
Highly Commended
Tesco Four Brioche Burger Buns - Fletchers
Commended
Marks & Spencer Cornish Cruncher Cheddar Cheese Loaf
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Baguette - Aryzta Bakeries
 

Bread - Speciality Bread

Winner
Marks & Spencer Anglesey Oak Smoked Water Sourdough
Highly Commended
Tesco Cheese & Chutney Cob - Speedibake
The Polish Bakery Pumpkin Seed Bread
 

Cakes - Celebration Cakes

Winner
Asda Checkerboard Cake - Finsbury Food Group
Highly Commended
Aldi Celebration Cake - Chocolate
Asda Rainbow Jazzie Cake - Finsbury Food Group
 

Cakes - Large Cakes

Winner
Marks & Spencer Blackcurrant Fool Cake
Highly Commended
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Passionfruit and Coconut Cake - Finsbury Food Group

Cakes - Small Cakes

Winner
Marks & Spencer Victoria Sponge Muffin
Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Tiffin Stacker
Lidl Deluxe Hand Finished Carrot Cake
Commended
Genius Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes
 

Cereal Bars

Winner
Planet Organic -Organic Chia Vanilla Energise Bar

Cereals

Winner
Aldi Harvest Morn Crisp Rice
Highly Commended
Nature Valley Oats & Honey Protein Granola - Cereal Partners
Tesco Finest Red Berry Granola - Bokomo Foods
 

Cereals - Muesli

Winner
Lidl Simply Sumptuous Premium Muesli - Berries & Cherries
 

Cheese - British

Winner
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Somerset Vintage Cheddar
Highly Commended
Marks & Spencer Ashley Chase Goats Cheese
Commended
Aldi Double Gloucester
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Wookey Hole Cave Aged Cheddar - Barber's Farmhouse Cheesemakers
 

Cheese - Continental

Winner
Asda Extra Special Brie Pays - Eurilait
Highly Commended
Lidl Deluxe Roquefort
Commended
Tesco Finest Halloumi - Katsouris Brothers
 

Seasonal Cheese

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Camembert with Cranberry Topping
 

Children's Food

Winner
Asda Sweet Chicken Curry & Rice - Laila's Fine Foods
Highly Commended
Aldi Mamia Junior Mini Rice Cakes
Marks & Spencer Taste Buds Fish Pie and Juicy Peas
Commended
Children's Food Quorn Meat Free Chicken Nuggets
 

Chocolate and Confectionery

Winner
The Grown Up Chocolate Company Superb Salted Peanut Caramel
 

Christmas Q - Bakery

Winner
Tesco Finest Amaretto Panettone - Arden Fine Foods
Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Artisan Mince Pies
Commended
Lidl Snowy Lodge Deluxe Six Mince Pies with Courvoisier
 

Christmas Q - Christmas Cakes

Winner
Marks & Spencer Penguin Party cake
Commended
Marks & Spencer The Collection Ice Shard Cake
 

Christmas Q - Christmas Chilled Savoury

Winner
Asda Extra Special Cheeseboard - Eurilait
Highly Commended
Marks & Spencer Victorian Corset Pie
 

Christmas Q - Christmas Chilled Sweet

Winner
Tesco Finest Amontillado Sherry Trifle - Kensey Foods
Highly Commended
Marks and Spencer Billionaires Bullion Bar

 

Christmas Q - Christmas Confectionery

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Fudge - Chocolate and Cornish Sea Salt
Highly Commended
Marks & Spencer Spanish Praline Turron Selection
Tesco Finest Single Origin Tasting Selection Box - ICAM Chocolate 
 

Christmas Q - Christmas Desserts

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Golden Topped Christmas Pudding
Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Pear and Calvados Christmas Pudding - Matthew Walker
Commended 
Iceland Foods Luxury Chocolate Orange Choux Garland 
 

Christmas Q - Fish

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Traditional Haddock Filo Tartlets with Davidstow Cheddar

Christmas Q - Grocery Ambient 

Winner
Marks & Spencer Christmas Cake Curd

Christmas Q - Meat

Winner
Tesco Turkey Crown with Pork, Apple & Chestnut Stuffing with Bacon Lattice & Honey Glaze - Bernard Matthews
Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Venison, Red Wine, Cranberry and Orange Zest Stuffing Portions Wrapped in Bacon - Walkers Sausage Co
 

Christmas Q - Party Food

Winner 
Asda Mini Lamb Kebab Kit with Stone Baked Pitta Breads - Tulip
Highly Commended
Marks & Spencer Chicken and Ham Ballotine and Black Pudding Stacks
Tesco Finest Bourbon BBQ Beef Waffles - Bradgate Bakery
 

Coffee

Winner
Asda Extra Special Brazilian Roast and Ground Coffee - Taylors of Harrogate
Highly Commended
Coffee Asda Extra Special Ethiopian Roast and Ground Coffee - Taylors of Harrogate
Commended
Tesco Finest Colombian Supremo - Finlay Beverages
 

Cold Beverages - Juices and Smoothies

Winner
Wobblegate Cox and Bramley Apple Juice
Highly Commended
Charrington Fruit Farms Ravishing Russet Apple Juice
Commended
Squeeze Wheatgrass Ready to Drink Shots
 

Cold Beverages - Soft Drinks

Winner
Marks and Spencer Sparkling British Apple and Cucumber Presse
Highly Commended
Aldi Watermelon Sparkling Flavoured Water 
 

Dairy and Milk Products - Butters and Spreads

Winner
Marks & Spencer Somerset Butter
Commended
Aldi Greenvale Spreadable
 

Dairy and Milk Products - Yogurts

 
Winner
Manor Farm Dairy Lemon Curd Bio Live Yogurt Smooth & Creamy
Highly Commended
Tesco Mango & Passion Fruit Yogurt - Yeo Valley
Commended
Marks & Spencer Sussex Lemon Pond Yoghurt
 

Delicatessen - Antipasti

Winner
Aldi Nocellara Olives
Highly Commended
Asda Extra Special Mediterranean Platter - Forza Foods
 

Delicatessen - Cooked Meats British

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Smoked Duck 
Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Smoked Venison 
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Black Treacle Roasted Theakston's Old Perculier Ale Ham - Tulip

Delicatessen - Cooked Meats Continental

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Whole Saucisson Salami
Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Parma Ham
Commended
Tesco Finest Smoked Chorizo Ring - Winterbotham Darby
The Co-operative Spanish Tapas Selection - Winterbotham Darby
 

Delicatessen – Dips

Winner
Ramona's Kitchen Me Too! Foods Super Whole Food Seaweed Houmous
Highly Commended
The Co-operative Summer Loved by Us Smoky Piri Piri Houmous - Bakkavor Meals London
 

Delicatessen - Large Cooked Joints 

Winner
Marks and Spencer Whole British Outdoor Bred Wiltshire Ham Leg On the Bone with Orange and Studded Star Anise
 

Delicatessen - Other Deli

Winner
Marks and Spencer Hog Roast Sausage Rolls
Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Black Pudding Scotch Egg - Tulip
Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Goats Cheese & Caramelised Onion Tartlet
Lidl Meadowfresh Cheese Coleslaw
 

Desserts and Puddings

Winner
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Sticky Toffee Pudding - Hain Daniels
Commended
Pots & Co Strawberries & Cream
The Co-operative Loved By Us clotted Cream Rice Pudding - Hain Daniels
The Co-operative Loved By Us Morello Cherry Pie - Greencore Grocery Hull
 

Ethnic Ready Meals

Winner
Tesco Finest Vegetable Biryani with Salan Sauce - Westbridge Foods
Highly Commended
Asda Mexican Fajita Style Beef Brisket with Jalapeno Cheese Sauce and Salsa - Dawn Meats
Tesco Finest Breaded Chicken Satay Skewers with a Creamy Curry Dipping Sauce  - CP Foods
Winner Ethnic Ready Meals Tesco Finest Vegetable Biryani with Salan Sauce - Westbridge Foods
 

Fish – Fresh Fish

Winner
Marks and Spencer Black cod
Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Lightly Smoked Salmon
Aldi Specially Selected Oak and Peat Smoked Salmon
Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Scottish Salmon Fillet
 

Fish - Fresh Fish Dishes

Winner
Marks & Spencer Cider Battered Plaice
Highly Commended
Asda Extra Special Smoked Haddock Fishcakes with a Mature Cheddar & Mustard Sauce - Young's Seafood
Commended
The Co-operative Salmon & Watercress Parcel - Kerry Foods
 

Fish - Frozen Fish 

Winner
Asda Scallops with a Zesty Lemon & Pepper Butter - Young's Seafood
 

Fish - Frozen Fish Dishes

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Salmon Roulade
Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Mini Salmon Wellington - Cheese and Dill
Commended
Asda Squid Rings with a Smoked Paprika & Tomato Marinade - Young's Seafood
 

Food to Go

Winner
Marks & Spencer Beetroot Falafel with Roasted Butternut Squash Flatbread
Highly Commended
Aldi Mango Chunks
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Inverlochy Salmon & Egg Sandwich - Greencore Direct to Store
Tesco City Kitchen Pulled Pork Steamed Bun - Kerry Foods
Commended
Aldi Cheese and Onion Sandwich
Morrisons Taste Inc. Bangkok Street Noodles with Chicken 'Green'- CP Foods
 

Fresh Produce - Fruit

Winner
Marks and Spencer Sapphire Raspberries
Highly Commended
Aldi Twin Pack Mango
Commended
Tesco Apple, Persimmon & Mango 
 

Fresh Produce Prepared Fruit

Winner 
Tesco Summer Fruit Punch Mix
 

Fresh Produce – Seasonal Produce

Winner
Tesco Finest Berry Selection - BerryWorld
 

Fresh Produce – Salad Prepared

Winner
Tesco Finest Broccoli & Peanut Salad - Bakkavor
Highly Commended
Tesco Falafel and Mixed Grain Warm Salad - Bradgate Bakery
 

Fresh Produce – Salad Unprepared

Winner
Lidl Oaklands Salad Trio
Highly Commended
Aldi Wild Rocket
Marks & Spencer Kent Pink Umami
Tesco Amber & Rosso Vine Ripened Tomatoes - APS Salads
 

Fresh Produce - Vegetables

Winner
Tesco Samphire - A Gomez
Highly Commended
Aldi Sweet Potatoes
 

Frozen Food - Frozen Desserts

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Macaroons
Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Toffee and Pecan Roulade
Lidl Confiserie Firenze Apple Strudel
 

Frozen Food - Frozen Pizza and Pies

Winner
Marks & Spencer Peppered Steak and Stout Pie
Highly Commended
Iceland Foods Classic Margherita Sourdough Pizza
 

Frozen Food - Frozen Ready Meals and Vegetable Dishes 

Winner
Iceland Foods Al Forno Beef & Pancetta Lasagne
Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected British Petits Pois
Asda Sweet Potato Fries - Fuller Food International 
Iceland Foods Chicken Makhani Masala - The Authentic Food Company
Commended
Asda Root Vegetable Nut Roast with an Ale and Mustard Sauce - ABP Eatwell
Iceland Foods Meatball & Rigatoni Pasta - Lailas Fine Foods 
 

Frozen Food - Ice Cream

Winner
Tesco Four Salted Caramel Ice Creams - YSCO NV
Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Grocery Ambient - Savoury

Winner
The Little Herb Farm Rhubarb and Ginger Vinegar
Highly Commended
Tesco Ingredients Kimchi - English Provender
Commended
Marks & Spencer Brewers Paste
 

Grocery Ambient - Sweet

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Blackcurrant Conserve
Highly Commended
The Co-operative Loved By Us Seville Orange Marmalade - Hain Daniels
Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Scottish Chutneys - Apple, Pear and Fig
Aldi Specially Selected Scottish Chutneys - Red Pepper and Jalapeno
 

Home Baking

Winner
Delicious Alchemy Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Brownie Mix
 

Meat - Bacon

Winner 
Aldi Specially Selected Bacon - Sweetcure Back Bacon
Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Sweet and Smoky Streaky Bacon
Tesco Unsmoked Gammon Steaks with a Spiced orange Marmalade Glaze - Karro Food Group
Commended
Iceland Foods Luxury Outdoor Bred Air Dried Oak Smoked Back Bacon Rashers

 

Meat - Beef Steaks

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Fillet Steak
Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Aberdeen Angus Ribeye Steak
Marks & Spencer British Thick Cut Ribeye Steak
Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Ribeye Steak 
 

Meat – Burgers and Meatballs

Winner
Aldi Kebabs - Minted Lamb
Highly Commended
Marks & Spencer Pulled Brisket Burgers with Gravy Dip n Drizzle
Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Angus Gourmet Burger
 

Meat - Pork, Lamb and Other Joints

Winner
Asda Oak Smoked Boneless Beef Ribs - Dawn Meats
Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected British Orange Glazed Gammon Joint
Marks and Spencer Easy Carve Garlic and Rosemary Lamb Leg Boneless
 

Meat - Poultry

Winner
Ocado British Duck Breasts Boneless
Highly Commended
Iceland Foods Breaded Chicken Fillet Strips
Commended
Tesco Sweet & Sticky Chicken Wings - Moy Park
 

Meat - Sausages

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected British Outdoor Bred Pork and Bramley Apple Sausages
Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Red Leicester Hot Dogs - Riverway Foods
The Cumbrian Sausage Company Traditional Cumberland Sausage
Commended
debbie&andrew's Caramelised Red Onion Pork Sausages - W A Turner
 

Pasta, Rice and Couscous

Winner
Costco Hand Made Tortelloni with Braised beef and Barolo wine - Rondanini UK
Highly Commended
Iceland Foods Couscous with Vegetables
Commended
Marks & Spencer Bucatini Pasta
 

Pasties, Quiches and Sausage Rolls

Winner
Crantock Bakery Traditional Cornish Pasty & Dip
Highly Commended
The Co-operative Loved By Us Feta & Red Pepper Quiche - Greencore Prepared Meals 
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Feta, Pine Nut & Watercress Tarts - Greencore Prepared Meals
 

Pies

Winner
Marks and Spencer Pulled Pork Sausage Roll
Highly Commended
The Real Pie Company Chicken & Ham Pie
The Real Pie Company Steak & Guinness Pie
Commended
Tesco Sweet Potato & Goats Cheese Lattice Pie - Addo Food Group

Pork Pie

Winner
Dickinson & Morris Ultimate Melton Mowbray Pork Pie - Walker and Son
 

Pizzas

Winner 
Tesco Finest Wood Fired Verdure Pizza – 2 Sisters Food Group the Pizza Factory
Highly Commended
Marks and Spencer Woodfired Fiorentina
Commended
Aldi Italian Stonebaked Spinach and Ricotta Pizza
Asda Extra Special Tomato and Mozzarella Stonebaked Pizza - Stateside Foods
Spar Italian Air Dried Bresaola Beef, Caramelised Red Onion Chutney and Mascarpone Pizza
 

Ready Made Side Dishes

Winner
Marks and Spencer Mixed Vegetable Masala
Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Luxury Vegetable Side Dishes - Cauliflower Cheese with Truffle
Asda Extra Special Chestnut Mushrooms with Goat Cheese & Caramelised Red Onions - Unimush Ireland
Tesco Pink Slaw - Bradgate Bakery

Ready Meals

Winner
Asda Chosen by You "Chefs Special" Chinese Beef & Blackbean - Kerry Foods
Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Light Chicken, Chorizo & King Prawn Paella - Kerry Foods
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Bloody Mary Beef with Horseradish Mash and Buttered Kale - Rowan Foods
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Chicken and Ham Hock Pie with Tewkesbury Mash - Rowan Foods

Ready to Cook

Winner
Marks & Spencer Pork Belly Hog Roast with Kentish Apple Sauce and a Crackling Crumb
Highly Commended
Aldi Ready to Cook Spatchcock Chicken - Garlic and Herb
Hughes Mushroom Filled Full Of Leek & Wensleydale Flat Mushrooms
Commended
Aldi Applebys Salt and Chilli Ribs
Aldi Ready To Cook Chicken En Croute
 

Sauces and Salad Dressings - Ambient

Winner
Marks and Spencer Smokehouse Tomato Sauce
Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Alphonso Mango and Chilli Salad Dressing
Patak's Korma Spice Paste - AB World Foods
Tesco Butternut Squash & Sage Risotto Bake - Greencore Grocery
Commended
Island Girl Ooft! Scotch Bonnet Hot Sauce
 

Sauces and Salad Dressings - Chilled

Winner
Marks & Spencer Blacksticks Blue Cheese Sauce
Highly Commended
Tesco Balsamic Salad Pearls - Bradgate Bakery
 

Seasonal Occasions

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Whole Sea Bass
Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Whole Sea Bream
 

Shellfish

Winner
Falfish Cornish White Crab Meat
Highly Commended
Marks and Spencer Two Giant Wild Madagascan Prawns
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Tiger Prawns - Lyons Seafoods
 

Soups - Ambient

Winner
The Co-operative Loved By Us Low Fat Tomato And Three Bean Soup - Princes
Highly Commended
Aldi Spicy Parsnip Soup
 

Soups - Chilled

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Sri Lankan Chicken Soup
Highly Commended
Aldi Carrot and Coriander Soup
Aldi Specially Selected Petit Pois and Ham Soup
Aldi Specially Selected Vine Tomato and Lentil Soup
Commended
Aldi Tomato and Basil
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Moroccan Chicken Soup
 

Tea

Winner
Lidl Deluxe Premium Infusions in Pyramid Bags - Peppermint/Liquorice
Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Single Estate Makomboki 50 Tea Bags
Commended
Lidl Knightsbridge Green Teas - Jasmine

Value – Ambient

Winner
Lidl Simply Porridge Oats
Highly Commended
Tesco Everyday Value White Chocolate & Strawberry Flavoured Cereal Bars - Artenay Bars SAS
 

Value – Chilled

Winner
Tesco Everyday Value Cottage Pie - Samworth Brothers
Highly Commended
Tesco Every Day Value Vanilla Cheesecake - Bakkavor Desserts
Commended
Tesco Everyday Value Macaroni Cheese - Greencore Prepared Meals
 

Value - Drink

Winner
Lidl Simply Apple Juice

Value - Frozen

Winner
Tesco Spinach and Chickpea Falafel - Daloon Foods UK
Highly Commended
Aldi Everyday Essentials Yorkshire Puddings
Commended
Aldi Everyday Essentials Garden Peas
 
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