Quality Food Awards 2022
Day 1 Results

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Cheese

Baked and Soft Cheeses
Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Brie de Meaux

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Roquefort French Cheese
Aldi Specially Selected Mature Barbers Cheddar & Dorset Ale Cheese Bake

Hard Cheese
Winner
Co-op Irresistible Belton Farm Red Fox, Belton Farm

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Gruyere

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Parmigiano Reggiano - 30 Month Matured
Co-op Irresistible Pioneers Crunch Vintage Cheddar, Wyke Farms

Shortlisted
Aldi Grana Padano 16 Month Matured
Whole Foods Market Parm Crisps

Speciality Cheese
Winner

Asda Extra Special Traditional Halloumi, Futura Foods

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Stratford Blue

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Burger Cheese Melts – Red Leicester with Chilli Jam



Dairy and Eggs

Winner
Bio&Me Strawberry Gut-Loving Prebiotic Yoghurt

Highly Commended

Biotiful Kefir Protein Vanilla

Commended

Freshlay Golden Yolks, Noble Foods



Snacks

Winner
Co-op Irresistible Katsu Curry Flavour Crinkle Cut Crisps

Highly Commended
AIRSNAX Salt & Vinegar

Commended

Asda Extra Special Houmous & Lime Chickpea Pitta Chips, Valeo Snack Foods

Belazu Ingredient Company Truffle & Pecorino Nut Mix



Chocolate and Confectionery

Chocolate
Winner

Aldi Dark Sea Salt Chocolate

Confectionery
Winner

Lidl Deluxe Amaretto Nougat Bars

Highly Commended
Asda Extra Special Mint & Cocoa Nib Dark Chocolate

Shortlisted
Aldi Specially Selected Fudge



Quiches, Pies and Savoury Pastries

Meat
Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Gastro Aberdeen Angus Steak Pie

Vegetable
Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Veg Pies - Spinach, Feta & Pine Nut

Commended
Co-op Irresistible All Butter Pork Sausage Roll, Walker and Son

Shortlisted
Dickinson & Morris Large Melton Mowbray Pork Pie, Walker and Son



Condiments and Cooking Sauces

Condiments
Winner
Hamadaya VII Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce, Westmill

Cooking Sauces
Winner

Hamadaya Dai Aso Teriyaki Sauce, Westmill

Highly Commended
Aldi Real Mayo
Aldi Specially Selected Stir Through Pasta Sauce - Tomato & Olive

Commended
Asda Extra Special Basil Pesto, Cranswick Continental Foods
Belazu Ingredient Company Rose Harissa


Oils and Vinegar

Winner
"B" Black Garlic Vinegar, Yarty Cordials

Highly Commended
Il Casolare 100% Italian Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Farchioni UK
Il Casolare Unfiltered Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Farchioni UK


Preserves and Sweet Spreads

Winner

St Lawrence Gold Dark Maple Syrup, DJM Food Solutions

Highly Commended
Nutcessity Organic Toasted & Textured Almond Butter

Commended
Louisa’s Honey Bosco

Shortlisted
Aldi Specially Selected Manuka Honey MGO100
St Lawrence Gold Amber Maple Syrup, DJM Food Solutions
Taylor Pass Honey - Monofloral Manuka UMF5+ / MGO83+


Fresh Produce

Fruit
Winner
Co-op Irresistible Strawberries (Eves Delight), BerryWorld Group

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Easy Peelers

Shortlisted
Aldi Mango Chunks
Aldi Specially Selected Strawberries

Salad
Winner
Aldi Giant Spiralli Pasta with Parmigiano Reggiano and Sunblush Tomatoes

Highly Commended
Asda Fruity Cous Cous, Greencore

Commended
Co-op Irresistible Bombay Style Potato Salad, Greencore Food to Go

Shortlisted
Aldi Specially Selected Coleslaw

Vegetables
Winner
Co-op Irresistible Trio of Cabbage with Maple Cured Bacon, Greencore Food to Go

Highly Commended
Co-op Irresistible Root Vegetable Roasting Tray, Greencore Food to Go

Shortlisted
Aldi Shallots

Breakfast Products

Winner
Co-op Irresistible All Butter Chocolate & Hazelnut Croissant

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Crolls
Bio&Me Apple & Cinnamon Gut-Loving Porridge Pot


Bread
Baguettes
Winner
Aldi Stone Oven Baguettes

Focaccia
Winner

Co-op Irresistible Rosemary and Rock Salt Focaccia, David Wood Baking

Highly Commended
Asda Extra Special Wholemeal & Rye Sourdough Boule, Nicholas and Harris


Cakes

Small Cakes
Winner

Aldi Salted Caramel Millionaire's Slice

Large Cakes
Winner
Asda Lemon Drizzle Cake, Finsbury Food Group

Commended
Asda Apple & Blackcurrant Crumble Cake, Finsbury Food Group

Shortlisted
Co-op Irresistible Hand Finished Chocolate Cake, Finsbury Food Group


Biscuits

Savoury Biscuits
Winner

The Captain's Crackers - Cracked Pepper & Sea Salt, The Zingibery Bakery

Sweet Biscuits
Winner

Asda Free From Cookies & Cream, Northumbrian Fine Foods

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Shortbread Rounds

Shortlisted
Aldi Specially Selected Oatcake Bites - Lockerbie Cheddar
Asda Extra Special White Chocolate & Raspberry Cookies
Euro Shopper Chocolate Chip Cookies
Sour Cherry & Dark Chocolate Biscotti Bites, The Artful Bakers


Delicatessen

Antipasti
Winner

Aldi Specially Selected Parma Ham

Highly Commended
Aldi Torchon Ham

Commended
Aldi Spanish Chorizo Ring
Aldi Specially Selected Hand Stuffed Halkidiki Olives

Shortlisted
Aldi Specially Selected Thinly Sliced Serrano

Meat Based Items and Platters
Winner

Asda Extra Special Scottish Smoked Salmon Pâté, Young's Seafood

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Black Pudding

Dips
Winner

Aldi Moroccan Inspired Houmous

Highly Commended
Aldi Beetroot Chunky Houmous

Commended
Aldi Smashed Avocado – Spicy
Holy Moly Smoky Garic Aioli, The Mind Collective

Shortlisted
Aldi Smashed Avocado – Classic
Holy Moly Tzatziki, The Mind Collective


Dairy Free

Dairy Free Cheese and Spreads
Winner
Burrella , Julienne Bruno

Dairy Free Drinks and Milk
Winner

Biotiful Oat Kefir Drink - Mango

Highly Commended
DUG Barista Potato m!lk, Veg of Lund
The Lush Blend, Lilk

Commended
Linda McCartney's Organic Almond Barista, Hain Frozen Foods


Vegan

Vegan Desserts and Sweet Treats
Winner
Co-op Gro Mango & Passion Fruit Thick & Creamy Pot

Vegan Meat and Fish Analogues
Winner

Better Naked Melt in the Middle Thai Cakes Without the Splash, Finnebrogue Artisan

Vegan Meal Centres
Winner

Merchant Gourmet Rich Puy Lentil Bolognese with Porcini Mushrooms

Vegan Snacking
Winner
Co-op Gro Fairtrade Chocolate Bar

Vegan Starters and Side Dishes
Winner

Asda Plant Based Coleslaw, Greencore

Vegan Store Cupboard
Winner

Belazu Ingredient Company Ve -Du- Ya Vegan 'Nduja Paste 

Highly Commended

Tofoo Straight to Wok Ginger & Chilli, The Tofoo Co 

Shortlisted
Free From Fellows Vegan Mallows, Bravura Foods


Vegan Retailer of the Year
Winner
Co-op


Rising Star Award
Winner
Charlotte Goose - Junior Product Developer, Co-op

Shortlisted
Christarose Maphosa - Buying Manager, Tesco