North West Independent Retailer of the Year 2015
PUBLISHED: 16:15 27 October 2015 | UPDATED: 15:51 12 January 2016
Nominees for this category were your favourite delis, farm shops, bakers or food retailers who you thought deserved this accolade.
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The judges said: Its devotion to quality combined with huge support for local food producers, has made this brand an icon on the northern retailing scene. It has never wavered in its promotion of food producers and farmers in Lancashire, Cheshire, Cumbria and Yorkshire and this was typified by its Fair Milk scheme to help hard-pressed dairy farmers by paying them a premium for their milk.
Highly commended: Godfrey C. Williams & Son
Highly commended: Grantham’s Fine Food & Wine