Lick The Spoon named Taste of The West 2016 Supreme Champion
The winners of 2016’s Taste of The West awards were announced this week with Lick The Spoon winning the Supreme Champion trophy for its “The Bish” chocolates.
Among the other winners were Devon’s Lifton Farm (Best Farm Shop) and cheesemaker Quickes Traditional, which took the Carol Trewin Producer of The Year title.
This year, a new award for No.1 Place To Go was introduced and the inaugural winner was Clavelshay Barn Restaurant in North Petherton, Somerset.
The award for Best Farmers’ Market went to Taunton, while The Cornish Fishmonger won the Online Retailer category.
Taste of the West is now in its 23rd year and celebrates the best food and drink across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.
John Sheaves, Taste of the West chief executive, said, “We are absolutely delighted with the response by industry to our awards programme this year. With over 1,200 products entered, and over 60% of these receiving an award, we are justly proud of our record for driving excellence based on our core values of quality, integrity and provenance.”