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This is a new category for 2015 to acknowledge a food and/or drinks champion from the region.
There is such a wide choice for this section with no limits. For example it could be a newcomer who has spotted gap in the market using innovative methods to market their products or services, perhaps even offering something completely off the wall.
It may be a well-established company, famous not just in their home town but perhaps drawing in custom from further afield or perhaps a stallholder whose business has been passed down the generations or a micro brewery leading the way for the county, using local ingredients to produce top quality beer.
They could be leaders in their community such as an artisan baker, independent butcher or fish monger, who have perhaps achieved accreditation in their field and are at the top of their league.