Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards 2017: Independent Retailer of the Year
PUBLISHED: 09:24 20 October 2017 | UPDATED: 11:59 20 October 2017
The winner of this award will consistently show an expert knowledge and, like all our finalists, an unrivalled passion for his or her trade. It could be a deli, a wine or beer store, the village green grocer, baker or something unusual
The Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards are one of the biggest events in the local calendar and it is hugely anticipated by the region’s food and drink industry all year round.
We champion the best local producers, suppliers and businesses that are passionate about Somerset and the future of our local environment.
Thanks to both the nominations of the public and our well-respected judges, we have picked a winner worthy of the ‘Independent Retailer of the Year’.
This year’s finalists are:
Brockley Stores, Brockley
Brockley Stores are a local producer and retailer. They are part of the local community, working alongside their fantastic neighbours - the farmers, the butchers and the growers to bring you the best of local and British produce.
Rumwell Farm Shop is an independent, family-run business. The Farm shop boasts a traditional butchery counter, a delicatessen, bakery, jam kitchen, food hall, wine cellar and gift room.
And the winner is:
Pynes of Somerset are an award winning family run master butchers based in North Petherton, selling only meat from animals that have been reared to the highest of standards.