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2016 Winners

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Quality Food Awards Winners 2016

Quality Food Awards Retailer of the Year 2016

Winner

Asda

Overall Gold Q

Winner

Marks & Spencer Salmon Medallions

Gold Q - Value

Winner

Asda Smart Price Toffee

Gold Q - Christmas 

Winner

Iceland Luxury Mince Pies / Bright Blue Foods

Bagged Snacks - Crisps

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Handcooked - Goats Cheese Beetroot Crisps

Bagged Snacks Savoury 

Winner 

Co-op Kashmiri Chicken Naan Chips

Highly Commended

Chika's Gluten-free Chickpea Crisps Lightly Spiced

Commended

Aldi Popouts - Sour Cream

Marks & Spencer Smokey Tennessee Rib Flavour Hand Cooked Crisps

Riverside Bonilla a la Vista Olive Oil and Sea Salt Crisp

Bagged Snacks - Sweet

Winner

Charrington's Apple Crisps

Highly Commended

Co-op Millionaires Salted Caramel Nut Mix - Evolution Foods

Commended

Propercorn Smooth Peanut & Almond

Biscuits - Savoury

Winner

Marks & Spencer Fruit Crunch Biscuits For Cheese

Highly Commended

Aldi Savour Bakes Flatbread Thins - Multiseed

Aldi Specially Selected Oatcake Bites - Lockerbie Cheddar

Commended

Asda Rosemary Crackers / Fairway GB

Biscuits - Sweet

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Orkney Caramel Shortbreads

Highly Commended

Asda Extra Special Chocolate and Hazelnut Cookies / Northumbrian Fine Foods

Lidl Half Coated Chocolate Chunk Cookie / Fox's Biscuits

Bread - Chilled

Winner

Tesco Finest Roasted Vegetable & Harissa Pide Style Flatbreads / Bakkavor

Commended

Marks & Spencer Garlic Doughballs

Tesco Finest Cheddar and Sundried Tomato Swirls / Bakkavor

Bread - Large Loaves

Winner

Marks and Spencer Brewers Loaf

Commended

Aldi Craft Bloomer - Malted

Asda Extra Special Super Seeded Loaf / Hovis

Bread - Morning Goods

Winner

Marks & Spencer Croissant Loaf

Highly Commended

Co-op Irresistible Sourdough Buttermilk Crumpets / Allied Bakeries

Tesco Cherry Bakewell Plait / Lantmannen Unibake UK

Commended

Euphorium Bakery Almond Croissant

Bread - Small Breads and Rolls

Winner

Co-op Irresistible Muesli Loaf / Allied Bakeries

Highly Commended

Tesco Malted Grain & Rye Folded Flatbreads / Signature Flatbreads

Tesco Rye Bread / Country Style Foods

Commended

Co-op Irresistible Sunflower, Honey & Ancient Grains Loaf / Allied Bakeries

Bread - Specialty Breads

Winner

Euphorium Bakery Muesli Bread

Highly Commended

Co-op Irresistible Kalamata Olive Bloomer / Aryzta Bakeries

Co-op Irresistible Sourdough / Aryzta Bakeries

The Polish Bakery Chia Seed Bread

Cakes - Large Cakes

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Carrot Cake

Highly Commended

Marks & Spencer Carrot Cake

Commended

Asda Enrobed Chocolate Cake / Finsbury Foods

Cakes - Small Cakes

Winner

Marks and Spencer Teatime Cupcake Selection

Highly Commended

Asda Granola / CSM (United Kingdom)

Co-op Irresistible Belgian Chocolate Marbled Muffins / Speedibake

Co-op Irresistible Flapjack Slice / CSM (United Kingdom)

Cereals

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Granola - Super Berry

Highly Commended

Asda Choco Squares

Cheese - British

Winner

Tesco Finest St. Endellion Brie / Arla Foods

Highly Commended

Co-op Irresistible Somerset Vintage Cheddar / Wyke Farms

Cheese - Continental

Winner

Co-op Taleggio / Eurilait

Highly Commended

Asda Extra Special Brie Pays / Eurilait

Asda Extra Special Roquefort / Eurilait

Commended

Asda Extra Special Gorgonzola / Bradbury & Son

Cheese - Speciality

Winner

Tesco Finest Smoked Scamorza Mozzarella / Castelli UK

Highly Commended

Asda Baking Camembert with Chorizo / Eurilait

Marks & Spencer Chilloumi Cheese Kebabs

Chocolate and Confectionery

Winner

Tesco Finest Safari Collection / Lir Chocolates

Highly Commended

Co-op Soft Eating Black Liquorice / Fairway

Commended

Marks & Spencer Percy's Percynalities

Christmas Q - Chilled Sweet

Winner 

Asda Extra Special Gingerbread Extra Thick Cream / Arla Foods

Christmas Q - Bakery

Winner 

Iceland Luxury Mince Pies / Bright Blue Foods

Highly Commended

Aldi Specially Selected Croquembouche

Commended

Co-op Christmas Star from Bakkavor Desserts

Marks & Spencer Eight Month Matured Vintage Christmas Pudding

Christmas Q - Cakes

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Exquisite Yule Log

Highly Commended

Aldi Specially Selected Exquisite Christmas Cake

Marks & Spencer Eight Month Matured Jewelled Poinsettia Christmas Cake

Tesco Christmas Igloo Cake Kit / Doric FPD

Commended

Co-op Mince Pies / Premier Foods

Delicious Alchemy Gluten and Dairy Free Christmas Cake 

Christmas Q - Chilled Savoury

Winner

Aldi Exquisite Jewelled Layered Pie

Highly Commended

Marks & Spencer Secret Centre Cheese

Commended

Tesco Finest Mulled Cranberry Topped Pork Pie / Walker and Son

Christmas Q - Confectionery

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Fudge - Salted Maple Fudge with Cornish Sea Salt

Highly Commended

Marks & Spencer Golden Jewels Box

Christmas Q – Fish

Winner

Tesco Finest Seafood Platter / Lyons Seafoods

Highly Commended

Lidl Deluxe Trio Pack Smoked Salmon

Commended

Marks & Spencer Pancetta Wrapped Scottish Lochmuir Salmon, Cod and King Prawn Three Fish Roast

Christmas Q – Grocery Ambient

Winner

Marks & Spencer Chestnut Chutney

Highly Commened

Co-op Sour Cream & Onion Christmas Tree Crisps / Kolak Snack Foods

Commended

Asda Extra Special French Brandy & Stem Ginger Mincemeat / Hain Daniels

Co-op Free From Sage & Onion Stuffing / Jardox

Christmas Q – Meat

Winner

Asda Extra Special British Venison with Mulled Fruit Stuffing, Oak Smoked Bacon & Cranberry & Prosecco Sauce / Finnebrogue

Highly Commended

Asda Butcher's Selection Whisky Smoked Gammon with Ginger Beer Glaze / Kerry Foods

Commended

Aldi Turkey Parcel - Cranberry and Orange

Asda Extra Special Festive British Pork Stuffing Balls - Sprout & Cranberry / Finnebrogue

Coffee - Ground

Winner

UCC Coffee ThreeSixty Guatemala Antigua

Commended

Asda Extra Special Colombian Decaf Roast and Ground Coffee / Taylors of Harrogate

Coffee - Pods

Winner

Co-op Irresistible Espresso Fairtrade Coffee Pods / Finlay Beverages

Cold Beverages – Juices 

Winner

Wobblegate Splash Apple and Pear Juice

Highly Commended

Asda Good and Balanced Apple, Lime & Asparagus / J Garcia Carrion

Marks & Spencer Pressed Beetroot Juice

Cold Beverages - Carbonates

Winner

Franklin & Sons Cloudy Apple & Yorkshire Rhubarb with Cinnamon / Global Brands

Highy Commended

Aldi All Natural Sparkling Orange & Lemon Beverage

Co-op Irresistible Sparkling Muscat / Envasados EVA

Commended

Franklin & Sons Sicilian Lemon Tonic / Global Brands

Cold Beverages - Mixers

Winner

Muddle & Mash Passionfruit Pornstar Martini

Highy Commended

Muddle & Mash Green Tea Mint Mojito

Cooking Sauces

Winner

Marks & Spencer Three Easy Step Keralan Coconut Curry Kit

Highly Commended

Co-op Ultimate Chilli Paste / British Pepper & Spice

Commended

Tesco Enchilada Season & Sauce / Greencore Grocery

Dairy Products - Butters and Spreads

Winner

Lidl Morning Fresh Deluxe West Country Butter with Sea Salt

Highly Commended

Improper Butter - Lightly Salted Grass Fed Butter

Dairy Products - Chilled

Winner

Lidl Aberdoyle Dairy Scottish Cottage Cheese

Highly Commended

Marks & Spencer Robiola Osella Cream Cheese With Tomato

Commended

Asda Chocolate Flavoured Milk / Arla Foods

Dairy Products – Yogurts

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Champagne Rhubarb

Highly Commended

Manor Farm Bio Live Orange and Passionfruit Curd Smooth and Creamy

Delicatessen – Antipasti

Winner

Tesco Finest Stuffed Olives Selection / Katsouris Brothers

Commended

Co-op Kalamata Olives with Sweet Chilli Peppers / Winterbotham Darby

Delicatessen – Dips

Winner

Ramona's Kitchen Jalapeno Houmous / Me Too Foods

Highly Commended

Marks & Spencer Three Salsa Selection

Commended

Tesco Finest Sweetcorn and Crushed Tortilla Dip / Bakkavor

Delicatessen – Meats

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Italian Antipasto

Highly Commended

Marks & Spencer Twenty Four Month Matured Prosciutto

Tesco Finest Tuscan Ham / Beretta UK

Commended

Aldi Specially Selected Prosciutto Cotto

Delicatessen – Other Counter Products

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Jewelled Giant Couscous

Highly Commended

Tesco Finest Wiltshire Ham Hock Terrine with Piccalilli Jelly / Walkers Deli

Commended

Aldi Specially Selected Salmon Pâté

Desserts and Puddings

Winner

Marks & Spencer Melting Chocolate Domes

Highly Commended

Pots & Co Little Pot of 70% Chocolate

Commended

Co-op Irresistible Jonagold Apple and Sultana Strudel / Greencore Cakes & Desserts

Co-op Toffee Ginger Parkin Pudding / Hain Daniels

Tesco Finest Heritage Raspberry & Almond Tart / Kensey Foods

Fish - Fresh

Winner

Marks & Spencer Salmon Medallions

Highly Commended

Aldi The Fishmonger Seabass Fillet

Commended

Lidl Lighthouse Bay Lightly Smoked Salmon

Fish - Frozen

Winner

Asda Red Snapper / Barracloughs

Commended

Asda Dover Sole / Sykes

Fish – Prepared

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Cullen Skink

Highly Commended

Iceland Sea Bass en Papillote

Lidl Deluxe Prawn and Pastry Stack

Fish – Shellfish

Winner

Iceland Sugo Alle Vongole

Highly Commended

Iceland Frutti di Mare

Commended

Asda Fishmonger's Selection Mussels in a Garlic Butter Sauce / Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group

Fish – Smoked

Winner

Marks & Spencer Smoky & Robust Smoked Scottish Lochmuir Salmon

Highly Commended

Co-op Irresistible Gin & Juniper Smoked Salmon / Farne Salmon

Commended

Lidl Deluxe Smoked Salmon

Food to Go – Other

Winner

Co-op Pesto Whirl / Bridor

Highly Commended

Aldi Edamame and Sugarsnap Snack Pot

Tesco Mango with Lime Wedge / Hain Daniels

Food to Go - Salad

Winner

Co-op Irresistible Italian Chicken & Pesto Courgetti / Freshtime

Highly Commended

Co-op Truly Irresistible Super Green Salad / Freshtime

Steve's Leaves Perfect Ploughman's Salad Bowl / Vitacress

Food to Go - Sandwich 

Winner

Aldi BLT Sandwich

Food to Go - Wrap

Winner 

Marks & Spencer Jerk Chicken Wrap

Commended

Aldi Hoisin Duck Wrap

Food to Go - Sushi

Winner

Aldi Fish Sushi Selection

Frozen Foods - Desserts and Ice Cream

Winner

Tesco Scoop Chocolate Cookie Dairy Ice Cream / MM UK

Highly Commended

Lidl Deluxe with Love Lemon Semifreddo Ice cream

Commended

Asda Black Forest Meringue Stack / Country Style Foods

Simply Ice Cream Peanut Brittle

Frozen Foods - Sweet Other

Winner

Marks & Spencer Pain Au Raisin

Highly  Commended

Tesco Banana Fritters with a Honey Dip / CP Foods UK

Frozen Foods - Pies

Winner

Asda Steak & Bishops Finger Ale Pie / Green Isle Foods

Highly Commended

Asda Premium Sausage Roll / Green Isle Foods

Frozen Foods - Pizza

Winner

Lidl Trattoria Alfredo Salami Takeaway Pizza

Commended

Asda Spinach & Ricotta Stonebaked Pizza from Paren Srl

Iceland Rising Dough Meat Feast Pizza

Frozen Foods - Ready Meals

Winner

Iceland Oriental Chicken Penang / Laila’s Fine Foods

Highly Commended

Asda Carrot Spaghetti Bolognese / Paren Srl

Iceland Chicken, Leek & Ham Pie / KK Fine Foods

Iceland Indian Empire Pie / Laila’s Fine Foods

Iceland Moussaka / KK Fine Foods

Frozen Foods - Savoury Other

Winner

Me Too! Foods Spinach & Kale Falafel / Ramona's Kitchen

Highly Commended

Co-op Two Minted Lamb Shanks / Kepak

Commended

Co-op Minted Lamb Burgers / ABP Wessex

Frozen Foods - Vegetable Dishes

Winner

Iceland Pea and Four Bean Medley

Highly Commended

Asda Giant Cous Cous & Quinoa / Fullers Food International

Commended

Tesco Mini Corn Cobs In Butter / Pinguin Foods

Fruit - Prepared

Winner

Tesco Strawberries & Belgian Chocolate / BerryWorld

Highly Commended

Co-op Super Fruit Mix / PrepWorld

Tesco Mango, Avocado and Chilli Salad / Hains Daniels

Fruit - Unprepared

Winner

Zespri Sungold Kiwifruit

Commended

Marks & Spencer Fresh Drinking Coconut

Grocery - Other

Winner

Asda Mackerel in BBQ Sauce / LDH (La Doria)

Highly Commended

Pic's Peanut Butter

Home Baking

Winner

Leela's Kitchen Onion Bhaji Mix

Highly Commended

Delicious Alchemy Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Brownie Mix

Jams, Sweet Spreads and Sauces

Winner

Tesco Lemon Curd - Rowse Honey

Highly Commended

Aldi Specially Selected Apricot Conserves

Asda Extra Special Berry & Elderflower Coulis / English Provender

Meat – Bacon

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Outdoor Bred Dry Cured Oak and Beechwood Smoked Back Bacon

Commended

Asda Extra Special Wiltshire Cured Back Bacon / Forza Foods

Marks & Spencer Gammon Steak with Minted Pea Crush

Meat - Beef

Winner

Marks & Spencer Smokehouse Beef Rib

Highly Commended

Asda Extra Special 28 Day Matured Wagyu Beef Ribeye Steak / ABP

Meat - Beef Steaks - Sirloin

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected 30 Day Aged Sirloin Steak

Highly Commended

Co-op Picanha Steaks / Dunbia

Meat - Beef Steaks - Fillet

Winner 

Iceland Surf & Turf / 2 Sisters Red Meat

Meat - Burgers

Winner

Tesco Finest Ultimate Slider Burger Kit / Hilton Foods UK

Meat - Lamb

Winner

Asda Extra Special Lamb Guard of Honour with Redcurrant & Mint Butter / Dunbia

Meat - Pork

Winner

Asda Extra Special Golden Apron Outdoor Bred Pork Loin Joint with Yorkshire Black Pudding, Caramelised Bramley Apple & Lovage Stuffing / Cranswick Country Foods

Highly Commended

Marks & Spencer Smokehouse Pork Shoulder

Tesco Finest Oak, Smoke and Roast in the Bag Kansas BBQ Ribs / Cranswick

Meat - Poultry

Winner

Co-op Butter Basted Chicken Crown / 2 Sisters Food Group

Highly Commended

Aldi Specially Selected Duck Breast Fillets

Meat - Sausages

Winner

Woodall's Cumberland Sausage

Highly Commended

Asda Butcher's Selection Chicken Sausages / Faccenda

Oil and Vinegars

Winner

Asda Extra Special Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil / Princes Foods

Party Food

Winner

Marks & Spencer Hog Roast on Mini Crackling Plates

Highly Commended

Asda Extra Special Mini Macarons / Ice Fresh Foods

Pasta, Rice & Grains

Winner

Marks & Spencer High Fibre Fusilloni

Commended

Asda Zesty Persian Chicken and Grain Salad / Kanes

Pizzas

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Spicy Salami Pizza

Highly Commended

Co-op Irresistible Tuscan Salami, Sunblush Black Figs & Balsamic Glaze Pizza / Stateside Foods

Commended

Morrisons Classic Crust Vegetable Balti

Pies 

Winner

Walker & Son Fluted Pork Pie

Highly Commended

The Real Pie Company Steak & Mature Cheddar Pie

Commended

Tesco Finest Spiced Butternut Squash & Lentil Pie with a Multi Seeded Topping / Addo Food Group

Ready Meals

Winner

Co-op Steak and Chorizo Pies / Rowan Foods

Ready Meals - Ethnic

Winner

Co-op Irresistible Keralan Chicken Curry with Coconut Rice / Greencore Prepared Meals

Highly Commended

Co-op Irresistible Royal Tandoori Chicken with Aloo Gobi / Greencore Prepared Meals

Marks & Spencer Lamb Shoulder Rogan Josh

Commended

Aldi Specially Selected Moussaka

Asda Black Pepper Beef Masala / Kerry Foods

Co-op Puebloan Chicken Tinga with Sweetcorn Crush / Greencore Prepared Meals

Ready to Cook

Winner

Moy Park Roast in the Bag Pork, Sage and Onion Stuffed Whole Chicken

Highly Commended

Asda Extra Special Salmon en Croute / Joseph Robertson (Aberdeen)

Relishes & Chutneys

Winner

Asda Extra Special Flame Roasted Tomato & Habanero Chilli Chutney / English Provender

Commended

Asda Extra Special Chilli Pickle / English Provender

Marks & Spencer Carrot Chutney

Salads

Winner

Aldi Baby Kale, Pak Choi & Baby Leaf Salad

Highly Commended

Asda Growers Selection Wasabi Rocket / PDM Produce

Marks & Spencer Rainforest Supergrain & Avocado Salad

Vegetables

Winner

Tesco Mediterranean Padron Peppers / A Gomez

Highly Commended

Asda Extra Special Tenderstem Broccoli, Sugar Snaps and Spiralised Veg Steamer / Wealmoor

Asda Good & Balanced Minestrone Soup Kit / Fenmarc Produce

Co-op Just Add -Warm Rice and Kale Caesar Salad / Bakkavor Hitchen Foods

Sauces and Salad Dressings

Winner

Mannys Hot Piri Piri

Highly Commended

Aldi Specially Selected Bloody Mary Ketchup

The Foraging Fox Smoked Beetroot Ketchup

Commended

Co-op Balsamic Glaze / AAK

Marks & Spencer Carolina Gold-Style Mustard Sauce

Seasonal Occasions

Winner

Lidl Favorina Easter Egg Tray

Highly Commended

Tesco Finest Creamy Mash with Truffle Butter

The Co-operative Spicy BBQ Jumbo Chicken Wings

Side Dishes

Winner

Mash Direct Chilli Baby Bakes

Soups - Ambient

Winner

Asda Lentil Dahl Soup / Princes

Commended

Co-op Free From Tomato Soup - Princes

Soups - Chilled

Winner

Asda Chicken Tikka Soup / Greencore

Highly Commended

Tesco Finest Moroccan Soup / Bakkavor

Store Cupboards Ingredients

Winner

Aldi Specially Selected BBQ Marinade Tins

Highly Commended

Asda Dukkah / British Pepper & Spice

Sacla’ Boost Your Bolognese

Tea - Other

Winner 

Cuppanut Coconut Infusion

Tea - Herbal

Winner 

Lidl Deluxe Green Rooibos, Peach & Cherry

Commended

Lidl Knightsbridge Gold Tea Bags

Marks & Spencer Collections Loose Rwandan Tea with Safflowers

Value - Ambient

Winner

Asda Smart Price Toffee

Highly Commended

Asda Smart Price Milk Chocolate Digestive Bar / Fox's Biscuits

Value - Chilled

Winner 

Tesco Value Sweet & Sour Chicken & Rice / Kerry Foods

Commended

Asda Smart Price Chocolate Mousse / Lactalis Nestle

Asda Smart Price Chunk Chicken Breast / Forza Foods

Value - Frozen

Winner

Lidl Vitasia Frozen Sushi

Commended

Asda Cheese and Spring Onion Crispbakes / ABP

Small Producer Quality Food Awards 2016

Gold Q and Grocery - Small Producer

Winner

Gingerbread Caramel Sauce - The Very Lovely Sauce Company

Innovation

Winner

Cuppanut Coconut, Ginger & Turmeric Infusion - Cuppanut

Drinks

Winner

Green Lady Sparkling Tea

Snacks 

Winner

Emily Veg Crisps: Crunchy French Beans, Sugar Snap Peas & Black Edamane

 

 

 

 

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