Comedian to compere SuperMeat & Fish Awards

Top comedian and sitcom star Hugh Dennis will be presenting the winners at this year’s glittering SuperMeat & Fish Awards.

Dennis, star of Outnumbered and Radio 4’s The Now Show, will be handing out the gongs during the awards culmination at the Park Lane Hilton, London, on 4 July, 2013, before revealing which retailer has taken the prestigious title of Meat & Fish Retailer of the Year.

Ed Bedington, editor of MTJ, said: “The standard of entries has been excellent this year and the competition fierce. Morrisons will be looking to hold on to the title it won last year, but its rival retailers are not going to let that happen without a fight.”

The SuperMeat & Fish Awards, which have been running for more than a decade, reward excellence in supermarket retailing and the manufacture of meat, poultry and fish products. This year will see Aldi, Asda, The Co-operative, Lidl, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco all competing for prizes. Judging both products and stores across a range of categories, the awards climax with one retailer taking home the prestigious title of Meat & Fish Retailer of the Year.

The SuperMeat & Fish Awards 2013 are sponsored by Bpex, Eblex, Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales, and the Livestock & Meat Commission Northern Ireland.

■ For details on the awards, contact Helen Law on 01293 846587 or email helen.law@wrbm.com. To book your seats at the awards, contact Elizabeth Ellis on 01293 846593 or email elizabeth.ellis@wrbm.com.

Finalists

Best Beef Product    
Morrisons Traditional Fillet
Sainsbury’s British Veal Rib
Tesco Finest Dry Aged Ribeye Steaks
     
Best Fish or Seafood Product    
Morrisons Fishmongers Freshly Made Fish Pie
Tesco Scottish Mussels with a Lime, Chilli and Coriander Butter Sauce
The Co-operative Dartmouth Smokies Mackerel
     
Best Lamb Product    
Asda Chosen by You Lamb Casserole
Tesco Boneless Lamb Shoulder with a Cranberry and Orange Stuffing
Tesco Cornish Spatchcock Lamb Leg with a Cranberry and Honey Glaze
     
Best Packaging    
Asda Butcher’s Selection Fusion Kit
Asda Butcher’s Selection Trayless Whole Chicken
Morrisons Bag and Bake Service In-Store Seafood Counter

Best Pie    
Lidl Deep Fill Steak & Gravy Pie
Sainsbury’s Steak Shortcrust Pastry Pie
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Aberdeen Angus Steak & Black Sheep Ale Top Crust Pie

Best Pork or Bacon Product
Asda Cherry Smoked Authentic Rib
Morrisons M Signature Old Fashioned Bacon
Tesco Sweet & Smokey Streaky Bacon
 
Best Poultry Product    
Asda Indian Spiced Spatchcock Chicken
Tesco British Free Range Bronze Turkey with Pork, Sage and Onion Stuffing
The Co-operative four Chicken Kievs

Best Product New to Market    
Tesco Duck Legs with Five Spice and Plum Sauce
Tesco New York Deli Pie
Tesco Pastrami Flavoured Streaky Bacon Rashers

Best Product Sold on a Value Platform    
Aldi Specially Selected British Dry Cure Gammon Steaks
Asda Smart Price Smoked Salmon Slices
Morrisons Basa Fillets

Best Ready Meal Product    
Morrisons Slow-Cooked Lamb Pasta Bake
Tesco King Prawn, Chicken and Chorizo Paella
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Slow Cooked Beef in Red Wine
     
Best Ready to Eat Product
Asda Rotisserie Piri Piri Thighs
Lidl Italian Fennel Salami
Morrisons Salmon Paté
     
Best Sausage Product    
Asda Butcher’s Selection Chorizo-Style Sausage
Tesco Finest Pork & Honey Chipolatas
Tesco Finest Pork Chorizo-Style Chipolatas

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