British Poultry Awards 2017

British Poultry Awards Shortlist 2017

Best Ready to Eat

  • Asda Extra Special Roast Chicken Breast with Stuffing
  • British Fajita Pulled Chicken
  • Morrisons The Best Butter Roast British Turkey Breast
  • Iceland Roast Turkey

Best Fresh Turkey Product

  • Asda Turkey Meatballs 400g
  • Asda Butchers Selection Turkey Burgers with Chilli 454g
  • Asda Butchers Selection Turkey Rashers Unsmoked 250g
  • M&S 4 British Turkey Paupiettes with Caramelised Red Onion Stuffing

Best Fresh Speciality Poultry Product

  • Morrisons Best Free Range Bronze Turkey
  • Asda Extra Special Corn Fed Chicken
  • Asda Extra Special Bronze Turkey Medium
  • Lidl Deluxe Free Range British Whole Chicken
  • Lidl Fen Farm Norfolk Hand Plucked and Game Hung Free Range Bronze Turkey 4-6kg
  • Morrisons The Best British Free Range Corn Fed Chicken
  • Morrisons M Organic Free Range Whole Chicken
  • Aldi Specially Selected Roly Poly Free Range Turkey

Best Fresh Duck Product

  • Asda Extra Special Whole Duck 2.2kg
  • Gressingham Duck Brest with Cherry and Hoisin Sauce 350g
  • Gressingham Duck Steaks 180g
  • Whole Roast in the Bag Gressingham Duck 1.25kg

Best Fresh Chicken Product

  • Costco Screaming BBQ Wings
  • Morrisons Chicken with Chorizo and a Creamy Tomato Sauce
  • Morrisons Green Thai Style Diced Chicken Breast
  • Asda Butchers Selection Roast in the bag Beer BBQ Chicken 1.5kg
  • Asda Butchers Selection Chicken Tikka Kebabs 340g
  • Ashfield farm Ready to cook Hunters Chicken
  • Rhug Estate Organic Whole Chicken
  • Adlington Label Anglais Chicken

Best Fresh Seasonal Product – Summer Eating

  • Morrisons Chicken and Chilli Cheese and Nacho Crumb
  • Morrisons Salt and Pepper Chicken burgers
  • Morrisons Honey Chinese Chicken Wings
  • Asda Butchers Selection Smoky Chorizo Chicken Kebabs 340g
  • Morrisons Indian Spiced Kebabs
  • M&S Mango and Coconut Chicken Flatties

Best Fresh Whole Turkey – Christmas

  • Asda Extra Special Free Ranged & Corn-Fed British Bronze Whole Turkey
  • Aldi Specially Selected Roly Poly Free Range Turkey
  • Copas Free Range Organic Bronze Game Hung Turkey
  • Costco Standard White Turkey
  • Rhug Estate Organic Free Range Dee Valley Bronze Turkey

Best Seasonal Product – Christmas

  • Costco 3 Bird Roast
  • Asda Extra Special Spatchcook Duck 1671g
  • Asda Butchers Selection Turkey Crown Roast in Bag Stuffed 1750g
  • Asda Butchers Selection Ready to Cook Turkey Lattice 450g
  • Asda Butchers Selection Ready to Cook Three Bird roast
  • Asda Butchers Selection Ready to Cook Turkey Crown with Orange 1053g
  • Asda Butchers Selection Super Roaster Roast in Bag Chicken 2.4kg
  • Lidl Fen Farm Norfolk Hand Plucked and Game Hung Free Range Bronze Turkey 4-6kg
  • Aldi Specially Selected British Easy Carve Duck with Pork Apple and Calvados Stuffing
  • Morrisons The Best British Roast in the bag stuffed Free Range Bronze Turkey Crown with a Pork and Honey-Glazed Chestnut Stuffing, Dressed with an oak smoked bacon
  • Gressinghan Organic Free-Range turkey
  • Gressingham Easy Carve Duck with Pork, Oranges and Apricot

Foodservice Poultry Product

  • Free Range Corn Fed Norfolk Black Chicken
  • Fresh British Turkey Crown
  • Cooked Chicken Breast Fillet
  • Ready to Roast British Chicken Breast
  • Ready to Roast British Turkey Breast
  • Rotisserie Chicken
  • Spit Roast Duck

Foodservice Operator of the year

  • Brakes
  • M&B
  • The UK Foodhall
  • Nandos

Retailer of the Year

  • Aldi
  • Costco
  • Asda
  • Morrisons

A message from Bloodwise

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Whether you are a patient, relative, carer or friend, worried about symptoms, undergoing treatment or living with blood cancer, we are here for you. We support all those affected, providing expert information and advice and details of the latest research, drug trials and personalised treatments. We champion the needs of people with blood cancer, campaigning for better services and increased funding for research. We share our knowledge and expertise, collaborating with other charities and experts to ensure that we have the greatest possible impact for people with blood cancer.

We are Bloodwise.

Diana Jupp
Director of Patient Experience

Donate online at Bloodwise.org.uk/Hugo or 020 7504 2215

A message from Fareshare

FareShare is the UK’s largest food redistribution charity, fighting hunger and food waste by redistributing good food that would otherwise go to waste, to frontline charities and community groups that support vulnerable people – including homeless hostels, children’s breakfast clubs and lunch clubs for older people. These organisations transform the food into nutritious meals that they serve up alongside life-changing support.

By ensuring no good food goes to waste, FareShare turn an environmental problem into a social solution. Last year, over 6,700 frontline charities and community groups received 13,500 tonnes of food through FareShare, enough to provide 28.6 million meals for people in need.

Does your business have food that can’t be sold as originally intended? If so, please get in touch with the FareShare Food Team who can work with you to find the most cost and time effective solution for dealing with your unsold food. You might be surprised how simple it can be to turn your surplus food into something positive that can provide a lifeline for people in need.

To find out more, please visit www.fareshare.org.uk or email foodoffers@fareshare.org.uk

Award Categories

  1. Best Ready-to-Eat Poultry Product
  2. Best Fresh Seasonal Poultry Product – Summer Eating
  3. Best Fresh Seasonal Poultry Product – Christmas
  4. Best Fresh Whole Turkey – Christmas
  5. Best Fresh Speciality Poultry Product
  6. Best Fresh Duck Product
  7. Best Fresh Chicken Product
  8. Best Fresh Turkey Product
  9. Best Foodservice Poultry Product
  10. British Poultry Chef of the Year* (sponsored by Aviagen)
  11. Best Blogger Poultry Recipe*
  12. Poultry Foodservice Operator of the Year
  13. Poultry Retailer of the Year

*non-product awards

CLOSING DATE: Friday 26th May 2017

Awards Criteria

All products must have been available to buy during the period June 2016 to May 2017.
All products must be presented in correct packaging.
All products must be British meat
The judges will consider flavour and succulence in every relevant category and also look at the following individual criteria. Click blocks to see more details:

1. Best Ready-to-Eat Poultry Product

Retail deli counter or chilled cooked meats category e.g hand carved, charcuterie, smoked meats, pre-packed slices/chunks. Branded or own label, sold all year round.

Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; versatility; appeal for end consumer; convenience; value for money.

3. Best Fresh Seasonal Poultry Product – Christmas

Retail Christmas product range e.g whole birds, joints, added value i.e stuffings/ garnishes. Branded or own label.

Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; packaging; appeal for end user; innovation; Christmas appeal; convenience factor, cooking times given.

5. Best Fresh Speciality Poultry Product

Retailer, butcher or farm gate. Primary whole birds which are high-end, special/rare breed, free- range, organic, etc. Sold all year round or at Christmas. Branded or own label.

Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence, packaging, appeal for target user, special USP’s and provenance, cooking times given.

7. Best Fresh Chicken Product

Retail product sold outside of Christmas. Whole, joints, added value. Branded or own label Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; packaging; appeal for end user; innovation; any added value and convenience, cooking times given.

9. Best Foodservice Poultry Product

Foodservice product (cost sector or profit sector) sold all year round. Primary, added value Judges will score on: Best use of the meat; suitability for target sector: i.e ease for caterer, versatility, convenience; cooking instructions; value for money, cooking times given. Appeal to end user: i.e taste, appearance; innovation. Evidence of sales and distribution is required. Price per portion and full cooking instructions must also be provided.

11. Best Blogger Poultry Recipe

Online competition with UK food bloggers – judged separately

Recipes that demonstrate imagination and the versatility of cuts. Not Christmas. Entries to be accompanied by full recipe and photograph and have been displayed on a blog for at least a month. Non-product award.

13. Poultry Retailer of the Year

Retail range of fresh primary poultry products sold all year round.

Judges will score on: Comprehensive range of British poultry products to suit a variety of consumer positioning, diversity of cuts/joints/whole birds, all year availability plus seasonal choice, support of the industry, shelf appeal, packaging/presentation of products; new product development and innovation.

2. Best Fresh Seasonal Poultry Product – Summer eating

Retail summer range e.g marinated bbq products, added value, ready to cook joints. Branded or own label.

Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; packaging; appeal for end user; innovation; seasonality; any added value and convenience, cooking times given.

4. Best Fresh Whole Turkey – Christmas

Retailer whole primary turkeys for Christmas market. No ready-basted or artificial flavourings, stuffings, glazes, garnishes etc. Branded / own label.

Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; packaging; Christmas appeal; suitability for target user, cooking times given.

6. Best Fresh Duck Product

Retail product sold outside of Christmas. Whole, joints, added value. Branded or own label Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; packaging; appeal for end user; innovation; any added value and convenience, cooking times given.

8. Best Fresh Turkey Product

Retail product sold outside of Christmas. Whole, joints, added value. Branded or own label Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; packaging; appeal for end user; innovation; any added value and convenience, cooking times given.

10. British Poultry Student Chef of the Year

British Poultry catering college competition – judged separately.

Awarded to the best poultry dish created by a trainee chef, to be served at the British Poultry Awards ceremony. Non-product award.

12. Poultry Foodservice Operator of the Year

Foodservice range of poultry products sold all year round.

Judges will score on: Comprehensive range of British poultry products to suit cost/profit sector target market; diversity of cuts/joints; all year availability; new product development and innovation, any supporting material and photographs to be provided. Permission for a judge to visit a site to taste cooked dishes.

Awards Sponsors

Thank you to our great sponsors for their support of the British Poultry Awards 2017.

Alltech

www.alltech.com

Devenish Nutrition

www.devenishnutrition.com/

Morspan Construction

www.morspan.com

St David’s Poultry Team

www.stdavids-poultryteam.co.uk

Arden Wood Shavings

www.ardenwoodshavings.co.uk

Ceva Animal Health Ltd

ceva.co.uk

JF McKenna

www.jfmckenna.com

OriginAnimal

www.originanimal.com

Sundown Products

www.sundownproducts.co.uk

Aviagen

eu.aviagen.com

Clarke Group

www.clarkegroup.co.uk

Keyo Agricultural Services

www.keyo.org.uk

Trouw Nutrition

www.trouwnutrition.com

For further information please contact Emma Turner or Joe Isted.
FML Public Relations, Office 14, The Forum, 277 London Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9QU Tel 01273 834716, Email: emma@fml-pr.co.uk

CLOSING DATE: Friday 26th May 2017

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