NCB Guild of Fine Food Great Taste 2023 Award winners

NCB Guild of Fine Food Great Taste 2023 Award winners

We are pleased to celebrate the success of several of our members at the Guild of Fine Food Great Taste 2023 Awards.

Great Taste is the largest and most trusted food & drink accreditation scheme. It supports and promotes food & drink producers, large and small, giving buyers and food lovers in the UK and overseas reliable recommendations for great tasting food. Great Taste offers a unique benchmarking and product evaluation service, that encourages confidence and commercial success for quality food & drink businesses. 

The judges look for truly great taste, regardless of branding or packaging. They take into account texture, appearance and of course the quality of the ingredients; they will note a good aroma, a decent bite, or a particularly smooth or crunchy texture.

What do the stars mean?

3-stars: Exquisite    

Extraordinarily tasty foods – around 2% of products are awarded 3-stars each year. Don’t leave the shop without buying it!

2-stars: Outstanding

Above and beyond delicious – less than 10% of entries will achieve this rating.

1-star: Simply delicious

A food that delivers fantastic flavour – approximately 25% of entries will achieve this rating each year.

Congratulations to the following NCB members:

Archers Butchers

Traditional Pork Sausage – 2*

Cranston’s Quality Butchers Ltd

Dry Cured Streaky Bacon – 1*

Honey Roast Ham – 2*

Traditional Cumberland Sausage – 1*

C. Lidgate Limited

Marinated Pressa Iberico – 1*

40 Day Dry Aged Smoked Angus Beef Chuck Eye – 2*

40 Day dry aged Angus Smoked Brisket – 1*

Lamb Basil Noisette – 2*

Chicken Kiev – 1*

Gloucester Old Spot – 2*

Toulouse Sausage – 2*

Black Angus Cheese Burger Sausage            – 1*

Merguez Sausage – 1*

Boeuf Bourguignon Pie – 1*

Chicken , Ham & Mushroom Pie – 1*

Steak & Kidney Pie – 1*

Edwards of Conwy Ltd

Edwards Unsmoked Dry Cured Streaky Bacon – 1*

Edwards Traditional Pork Chipolatas – 1*

Edwards Traditional Pork Sausage Meat – 1*

Edwards Welsh Beef Steak Meatballs – 1*

Elite Meat Ltd

Pork Pie – 1*

Ludlow Farm Shop

Shropshire Air-Dried Ham – 1*

Free Range Boneless Shoulder Joint – 1*

Turkey & Ham Cutting Pie – 1*

Fidget Pie – 2*

Chicken & Ham  Hock Pie – 2*

Roasted Vegetables & Smoked Lady Halton Pie – 1*

Perrys of Eccleshall

Short back dry cured bacon – 2*

Matured ribeye steak – 1*

Wyre Pie Company

“Mr Williams’s” Traditional Pork Pie – 3*

Wild Game Pork Pie – 1*

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