Posted: 16/10/2013

Former FFD Deli of the Month named top Devon store

Ashburton Deli, run by mother-and-son team Sue and Robin Hudson (pictured), has been named Best Retailer in the annual Food & Drink Devon Awards.

The shop, run by the Hudsons since 2012, was featured as Deli of the Month inFFD’s May edition.

Sue Hudson collected the trophy this week at a ceremony at the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth, which also saw Gabriel David of Luscombe Drinks receive the 2013 Outstanding Contribution award.

The Best Producer title went to Partridge Farm Meats. The company had already received a platinum award for its sirloin steak, which achieved a 100% score from the award judges.

Food & Drink Devon, which promotes its members under the Love The Flavour consumer brand, is a business association representing producers, retailers and caterers across the county.

It emerged in its current form in 2008 following the merger of South Hams Food & Drink Association with The South Devon & Dartmoor Food Group.

For a full list of winners, click here.

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