Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards 2017: Best Independent Retailer

PUBLISHED: 08:50 04 July 2017 | UPDATED: 11:43 04 July 2017

Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards: Best Independent Retailer Award

Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards: Best Independent Retailer Award


The nominees for this category were selected for their genuine passion for our Cotswold food scene and a dedication to what it means for the local community

The Cotswold 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 the Cotswold countryside 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 ‘Best Independent Retailer Award’, sponsored by Cotteswold Dairy.

This year’s finalists

Broadway Deli, Broadway

Judges praised the reputation of Broadway Deli noting it as being a lovely business built from a small start that is very successful. Judges also liked the addition of the garden that they are using to grow their own produce.

Ross & Ross Food, Chipping Norton

Ross and Ross Food was commended by judges for the vast amount of knowledge of local produce and passion for what they are doing. It is evident a great deal of thought is being put in to the business.

And the winner is...

Hobbs House Bakery, Chipping Sodbury

Hobbs House Bakery was described by judges as being a great example of a family business who are expanding and keeping strong values. They also noted their involvement with the community and the fact all staff are very friendly.

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Click here to take a look at last year’s winners!

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