(LS) Bakery - Bread

Bread in any form, e.g. loaves, rolls, baguettes, cobs, buns, bloomers 

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(LS) Bakery - Cakes & Morning Goods

Any cake product, e.g. victoria sponge, muffins, swiss roll, banana bread 

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(LS) Bakery - Cakes & Morning Goods

Products targeting the breakfast market e.g. crumpets, scones, pancakes, croissants, Danish pastries

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(LS) Biscuits

Any biscuit item which has a savoury flavour, e.g. biscuits for cheese, crackers, oatcakes


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(LS) Biscuits

Any biscuit item which has a sweet flavour, e.g. cookies, shortbread, sweet biscuits


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(LS) Cereals & Cereal Bars

Cereal that is sold in a packet, e.g. corn flakes, granola, muesli, or in bar form e.g. granola bar

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(LS) Cheese

Any hard or soft cheeses.

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(LS) Chilled

Any chilled savoury product that does not fall into another specific category, e.g. soups, non-seasonal appetisers

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(LS) Chilled – Sweet

Any chilled sweet product that does not fall into another specific category such as 'Desserts & Puddings' or 'Dairy'

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(LS) Chocolate

Any chocolate product, e.g. chocolate bars, box of chocolates

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(LS) Christmas Q

Any cake, bakery or dessert item created and marketed to be sold at Christmas, e.g. mince pies, Christmas pudding, panettone, yule log, stollen

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(LS) Christmas Q


Any chilled savoury item created and marketed to be sold at Christmas, e.g. stuffing, cheeses, pies, deli products, flavoured butters

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(LS) Christmas Q – Chilled Sweet

Any chilled sweet item created and marketed to be sold at Christmas, e.g. brandy cream, whiskey cream, seasonal yogurts or mousses

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(LS) Christmas Q – Confectionery

Any sweet or chocolate item that has been created and marketed to be sold at Christmas, e.g. Christmas sweets, fudge, chocolate


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(LS) Christmas Q – Grocery Ambient

Any item created and marketed to be sold at Christmas, often stored in a larder, e.g. mint jelly, cranberry sauce, meat glaze, gravy granules

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(LS) Christmas Q – Meat & Fish

Any meat or fish product created and marketed to be sold at Christmas, e.g. smoked salmon, whole fish, turkey joints, ham joints. These can be stuffed and with garnish, crumb or sauce.

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(LS) Coffee

Any coffee product from any origin, e.g. ground, instant, beans


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(LS) Cold Beverages – Juices & Smoothies


Cold beverages that are made from fruit and/or vegetables, e.g. fruit juices, cold pressed juices, smoothies


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(LS) Cold Beverages – Other Soft Drinks


Any other cold beverages, e.g. cordials, fizzy drinks or waters

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(LS) Confectionery

Candies and sugared confections, e.g. boiled sweets, bon bons, lollies


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(LS) Dairy & Milk Products

Any dairy or milk based product, e.g. butter, margarine, soft cheeses, yogurts

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(LS) Delicatessen

Products that are sold on the deli shelves or at the deli counters, e.g. olives, sundried tomatoes, parma ham

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(LS) Desserts & Puddings

Any sweet pudding or dessert, e.g. mousses, pies, roulades, cheesecakes

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(LS) Fish

Any filleted or whole fish product, e.g. salmon fillets, whole seabass, king prawns

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(LS) Food-to-Go (incl. prepared fruit)

Pre-prepared, ready to eat food and snacks, e.g. sandwiches, salads, chopped fruit


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(LS) Fresh Produce – Fruit

Whole fruits bought in their natural, un-cut state, e.g. apples, berries, nectarines, peaches 


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(LS) Fresh Produce – Salad

Any prepared or unprepared salad items, e.g. cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, bagged mixed lettuce, coleslaw

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(LS) Fresh Produce

Any prepared or unprepared vegetable products, e.g. peppers, broccoli, potatoes, stir fry vegetable kits 

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(LS) Frozen Food – Savoury


Savoury products that are stored frozen, e.g. pies, quiches, burgers, chips, vegetables

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(LS) Frozen Food – Sweet

Sweet products that are stored frozen, e.g. ice cream, desserts, pastry

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(LS) Grocery Ambient

Savoury products often stored in a larder. Includes cooking sauces and marinades applied to food prior to cooking and serving, e.g. seasonings, spices, ambient curry sauces, vinegars, savoury chutneys

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(LS) Grocery Ambient


Sweet products often stored in a larder, e.g. jams, marmalades, honey, sweet chutneys


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(LS) Meat – Bacon

Bacon products sold as rashers, smoked and unsmoked. Includes gammon.

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(LS) Meat – Beef Steaks

Beef steaks from all cuts.
N.B. Entries will be assessed against similar products during judging

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(LS) Meat – Beef

Beef products e.g. beef joints, diced beef, prepared beef cuts. These can be stuffed and with garnish, crumb or sauce.

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(LS) Meat – Game

Game meats and birds e.g. duck, pheasant, venison, rabbit. These can be plain, stuffed or with garnish, crumb or sauce.

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(LS) Meat – Lamb

Lamb products e.g. lamb joints or prepared lamb cuts. These can be plain, stuffed or with garnish, crumb or sauce

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(LS) Meat – Pork

Pork products e.g. pork joints or prepared pork cuts. These can be plain, stuffed or with garnish, crumb or sauce.

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(LS) Meat – Poultry

Poultry products e.g. chicken, turkey, goose. These can be plain, stuffed or with garnish, crumb or sauce.

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(LS) Meat – Sausages, Burgers & Meatballs

Sausages, burgers and meatballs of any meat type, including similar options such as kebabs. Products can include sauces and flavours.

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(LS) Meat-Free

Any product or ready meal that is free from meat, e.g. vegetable curries, nut cutlets, bean burgers

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(LS) Pasta, Rice & Grains

Pasta can be fresh or dried, with or without filling. Rice and grains e.g. couscous and pearl barley, can be of any variety or flavouring.

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(LS) Pies & Pasties

Any pies or pasties bought fresh, either cooked or un-cooked.
N.B. If your product is frozen please enter Frozen Food – Savoury.


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(LS) Pizza

Chilled or frozen pizzas, ready to cook or prepare.

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(LS) Ready Meals

Pre-prepared, ready to cook and eat as a whole meal e.g. roast dinners, stews, curries

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(LS) Sauces and Salad Dressings – Ambient


Ambient products used straight from the bottle as a pouring condiment or dressing alongside a meal, e.g. ketchups, dressings, sweet chilli sauce, vinegars

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(LS) Sauces and Salad Dressings – Chilled


Chilled products used straight from the bottle as a pouring condiment or dressing alongside a meal, e.g. fresh pesto, refrigerated dressings

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(LS) Snacks - Savoury

Any snack that is sold in a packet that has a savoury flavour, e.g. crisps, savoury nuts, savoury popcorn

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(LS) Snacks – Sweet

Any snack that is sold in a packet that has a sweet flavour, e.g. sweet popcorn, dried fruit, boiled sweets

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(LS) Tea & Other Hot Beverages

This category includes black, white, herbal, fruit teas and infusions. They can be of any variety and country of origin. Alternative hot drinks also included e.g. hot chocolate, hot cordials, spiced juices, malted milks 

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‘Value’ products

‘Value’ products can only be judged in the Value Q categories, and are not eligible for any other main award categories

(LS) Value Q – Ambient


Savoury or sweet products often stored in a larder, that are sold as part of a company’s ‘value’ led range only, e.g. jams, crisps, sweets, cereals

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(LS) Value Q – Chilled

Savoury or sweet refrigerated products, that are sold as part of a company’s ‘value’ led range only, e.g. cheeses, butters, desserts, ready meals

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(LS) Value Q – Drink


Soft drink products that are sold as part of a company’s ‘value’ led range only, e.g. teas, coffees, cordials, juices


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(LS) Value Q – Frozen

Savoury or sweet products kept frozen at home, that are sold as part of a company’s ‘value’ led range only, e.g. burgers, ready meals, pizzas, vegetables


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