Updated: Jun 16, 2021
We, Spring Lane Farm Shop, a family-run farm shop situated near Lambley on the outskirts of Nottingham, have been shortlisted in the Farm Shop and Deli Show Awards 2021 for the Midlands region! After being nominated for the award before Christmas, we are so overwhelmed to be told we've been shortlisting for the category from 153 national entries!
Our Farm Shop Director Claire Spencer said, ‘As a small business who has remained open for the entire duration of the on-going Coronavirus pandemic, we’re really proud to have been shortlisted for the midlands category and we’re incredibly grateful to all our hard-working staff team and customers for their continued support!’
Representing East Anglia, Midlands, Northern Ireland, North East, North West, South East, South West, Scotland and Wales, the Awards are celebrating specialist retailers from across the UK in recognition for their courageous commitment shown to their customers, community, staff & suppliers this year.
The list of other shortlisted retailers can be found via the link on the Awards website: www.farmshopanddelishow.co.uk/awards
This Awards are now being evaluated by an expert judging panel lead by broadcaster and journalist Nigel Barden, to determine the ‘Commented Retailers’ and ‘Best in Region Winners’ across the UK. The live announcement will take place at 15.00 on Monday 5th July at the Farm Shop & Deli Show, NEC Birmingham - we can't wait to attend!
Nigel is joined in the exacting process by food writer and co-chair Elaine Lemm, plus a line-up of judges which include: Editor at British Baker, Amy North; Fresh Foods Reporter at The Grocer, Henry Sandercock; Branch Manager for Paxton & Whitfield Jermyn Street, London, Hero Hirsh; Head of Trading and Marketing for Booths, John Gill and Head of consultancy business Delicious Planet, Victoria Robertshaw. The judges also include previous Retailer of the Year winners.
The Farm Shop & Deli Awards team are looking forward to the spring as a time of great celebration and reuniting the industry at the UK Food & Drink Shows encompassing; Farm Shop & Deli Show, Food & Drink Expo, National Convenience Show, The Forecourt Show, Foodex and The Ingredients Show all under one roof.
Home to the Awards live announcement on Monday 5th July, the Farm Shop & Deli Show is the flagship event which brings together the great and good of the speciality market to celebrate the very best of British produce, returning this July (5th – 7thJuly, NEC Birmingham).
We look forward to July and will be sure to keep you posted on the results!