Producers Bursary Awards – The Winners!

  • By Katy Truss
  • 27 Sep, 2012
I’m so excited to announce the winners of the Producers Bursary Awards! They have been through a rigorous application process and will soon be appearing at at BBC Good Food Show near you! And the winners are… BBC Good Food Show Scotland, SECC, Glasgow, 19 – 21 Oct Gusto – handmade dressings, marinades, sauces, spice […]
I’m so excited to announce the winners of the Producers Bursary Awards! They have been through a rigorous application process and will soon be appearing at at BBC Good Food Show near you!
And the winners are…
Gusto – handmade dressings, marinades, sauces, spice blends, oils and infused vinegars made in Edinburgh less than 1 year old.
Twitter- @gusto_info
Mo’s Cookie Dough – all natural fresh cookie dough ready to slice and cook – made in Glasgow, less than 1 year old.
The Chilli Chutney Company/ Muckrach Lodge Hotel – all natural restaurant quality sauces and condiments. Based in Grantown on Spey and only just launching as retail brand.
Website- www.muckrach.com
The Ochil Fudge Company – hand made fudge, Scottish tablet, macaroon and honeycomb made in Alva, Clackmannanshire just over 1 year old.
Twitter- @ochilfudge
Bim’s Kitchen Ltd – African sauces and condiments using ingredients such as Baobab fruit, alligator pepper and melon seeds, along with fresh local produce. Made in Palmers Green, 1 ½ years old.
Twitter – @bimskitchen
Maha Partnership Ltd – fresh chutneys made to authentic Pakistan and Indian recipes, based in Slough and 8 months old.
Twitter- @mahachutney
Norfolk Cordial – all natural, locally sourced fruit based cordials and juices, based in Matlaske, North Norfolk and 1 ½ years old.
Twitter- @norfolkcordial
Patchett’s Confectionery Ltd – all natural, handmade marshmallows, salted caramels and honeycomb – made in Islington and 1 ½ years old.
Twitter- @patchettssweets
The Celtic Sea-spice Co – seasonings made from hand-harvested natural seaweeds, produced in Edinburgh under 1 year old.
Twitter- @seaspicegirls
Well Seasoned Ltd – British seasonal pestos made from UK grown produce that change with the seasons, made in Park Royal, London and less than one year old.
Twitter – @seasonalfood
Bendylegs – granola made with local, all natural Welsh ingredients in Swansea, Wales – 2 years old.
Twitter- @bendylegsjo
CNWD – smoked meat and fish along with pates and terrines produced using traditional production methods and from local, natural ingredients. Produced in Llanelli, Wales and 1 year old.
Twitter- @cnwdfood
Website- www.cnwd.co.uk
Forage Fine Foods – uses seasonal, foraged ingredients to make products such as herb and spice mixes, preserves, jellies, syrups and cakes. 20 months old, based in Walterstone, Herefordshire.
Twitter- @foragefinefoods
Meadowsweet Flowers –  crystallised fresh edible flowers, along with chocolates topped with crystallised flowers – based in South Molton, Devon and 2 years old.
Twitter- @meadowsweet01
Pig & Co – Sausages, bacon and hams made from free range, rare breed pigs – based in Goostrey, Cheshire and 6 months old.
Twitter- @pigandco
Website- www.pigandco.com
Shropshire Chocolates by Toot Sweets – handmade chocolates made using local Shropshire ingredients. Made in Shrewsbury making her own chocolates for the past 3 years.
Twitter- @tootsweetsshrew & @shropshirechocs
BBC Good Food Show Summer – NEC, Birmingham, 12 th – 16 th June 2013.
Ooomeringues – handmade meringues in allsorts of shapes, colours, flavours and sizes. Made in Newtown, Powys, Wales and 6 months old.
Twitter- @ooomeringues
Pepper and Stew Ltd – traditional handmade, all natural African cooking sauces made in Northolt, London 1 ½ years old.
Twitter- @pepperandstew
Saison! – seasoning salts, peppers and sugars made in Dorchester, Dorset 6 months old.
Twitter- @saisonforcooks
Website- www.saison.co.uk
Slamseys Drinks Ltd – fruit liqueurs and gins made from fruit picked from her farm and hedgerows – made in Braintree, Essex and 6 months old.
Twitter- @slamseysdrinks
I do hope you love them as much as we did and show your support by visiting them at the BBC Good Food Shows !

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