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Grampian Food Forum Innovation Awards winners to be announced this week

13th March 2012

The winners of the 2012 Grampian Food Forum Innovation Awards are to be revealed this Thursday (Thu, Mar 15).

The Grampian Food Forum Innovation Awards, now in their 22nd year, were launched to foster the north east’s tradition of innovative food production, and to provide an arena for the area’s food and drink producers to have their new products displayed to leading names in the industry.

This year’s winners will be presented with their awards by Mr Peter Marks, Group Chief Executive of the Co-operative Group, at the Thainstone Exchange, Inverurie.

Mr Marks will judge products along with Craig Stevenson, owner and managing director of Braehead Foods Ltd, and freelance journalist Karen Peattie.

The judges will spend the day tasting and assessing over 30 new products from 23 north-east food and drink companies as they make their final decisions.

Around 180 guests from the local food and drink industry will attend Thursday’s awards dinner.

 

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