SuperMeat product finalists are revealed

After a lengthy judging process, we are delighted to reveal the product finalists of the SuperMeat & Fish Awards 2015.

Each product entered into the annual awards has undergone a thorough judging process, carried out by industry professionals, including butchers, fishmongers, chefs, caterers, dieticians and food technologists. 

Georgi Gyton, deputy editor, Meat Trades Journal, said: “The variety of entries, and innovative recipes and packaging, seen during the judging process were fantastic and made for a really interesting and tightly fought contest. I know the judges had a tough time narrowing the entries down to just three finalists in each category, but we got there in the end.”

In addition to the product categories, the competition will see some of the country’s leading retailers, including Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Asda and Morrisons, fighting it out to be named this year’s Meat & Fish Retailer of the Year. Joining them in the competition will be Aldi, The Co-operative Group, Spar and Iceland, which will be fighting to pick up gongs in the product rounds of the competition.

The winners of the Product-, Store-, and Head Office Initiative Awards will be unveiled at the prestigious SuperMeat & Fish Awards, which will take place at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane London on Thursday 2 July 2015.

The awards are kindly sponsored by Bpex, Eblex, Hybu Cig Cymru, Weidermark Fleischwaren (Tönnies Fleisch), and the Livestock & Meat Commission of Northern Ireland (LMC). For sponsorship opportunities contact Martin Goult on 01293 846572, or email him on martin.goult@wrbm.com. Tickets to the event are going fast – to book your table at the event contact Elizabeth Ellis on 01293 846593 or email elizabeth.ellis@wrbm.com.

Find out more at supermeatandfish.co.uk.

Best Beef Product
Aldi Specially Selected 30-Day Matured Dry Aged Sirloin Steak
Morrisons Double Beef Short Rib with Soy, Ginger & Garlic
Tesco Finest* Ultimate Burger Kit with Pulled Pork

Best Fresh Fish Product
Marks & Spencer Mediterranean Salt Baked Seabass
Morrisons Lightly Smoked Salmon Portions
The Co-operative Lemon & Pepper Scottish Smoked Salmon

Best Frozen Fish Product
Asda 2 Garlic & Herb Butter Cod Fillets
Iceland Freshly Frozen Seabass Fillets Skin-on & Boneless
Tesco Finest* 2 Beer Battered Cod Fillets

Best Lamb Product
Aldi Slow Cooked Minted Lamb Shoulder
Asda Lamb Chops
Morrisons Lamb Chump Roast with Garlic & Rosemary

Best Pie
Marks & Spencer Fidget Pie
Marks & Spencer Gastropub Potato topped Scottish Lochmuir Salmon and Cod Pastry Pie
Tesco King Size Pork Pie

Best Pork or Bacon Product
Asda Butchers Selection Ultimate Rack of Pork Ribs
Morrisons Pork & Spanish Chorizo Burger
Tesco Finest* Oak Smoked and Roast in the Bag Boneless Pulled Pork Shoulder

Best Poultry Product
Aldi Ashfield Farm Roast in the Bag British Whole Chicken with Pork, Sage and Onion Stuffing
The Co-operative Italian Creamy Pesto Chicken
The Co-operative West Country Cider & Wholegrain Mustard Chicken

Best Product New to Market
Asda Mild to Wild Chicken Wings Pack
The Co-operative Naked Smoked Haddock, Salmon, Spinach & Barbers Mature Cheddar Melting Centre Fishcake
Marks & Spencer The Grill Pork Belly Hog Roast with Kentish Apple Sauce & Crackling Crumb

Best Ready Meal
Aldi Chicken En Croute with Cheddar Cheese & Bacon
Asda Chicken Tray Bake Lemon & Black Pepper
Morrisons British Beef & Ale Pot Pie with Horseradish Mash

Best Ready to Eat Product
Asda Ready to Eat Lemon and Parsley Smoked Salmon Fillets
Tesco Finest* Beetroot Infused Smoked Scottish Salmon with Horseradish Cream
Tesco Finest* Leicestershire Cured Blackened Ham

Best Sausage Product
Asda 12 Pork Chipolata Sausages
Asda 2 Hickory Smoked Cheese and Jalapeno Footlong Hot Dogs
Aldi Specially Selected British Outdoor Bred Pork & Bramley Apple Sausages

Best Shellfish Product
Asda Coldwater Prawns
Morrisons Nigerian King Prawns
Tesco Fish Counter Headless Black Tiger Prawns

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