Quality Food Awards Shortlist 

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Bakery - Bread Chilled

Asda Extra Special 4 Garlic & Parsley Ciabatta Breadsticks / Bakkavor

Asda Extra Special Hand-Stretched Mozzarella & Basil Flatbread / Bakkavor

Asda Smoked Garlic Oil Fougasse / Bakkavor 

Bakery - Bread Loaves

Aldi Traditional Honey Soaked Seeded Bloomer

Aldi Traditional Malted Bloomer

Asda Extra Special Brown Sourdough Basket Loaf / Country Style Foods

Asda Extra Special Carrot & Pumpkin Pave / Country Style Foods

Asda Extra Special Super Seeded Bread / Allied Bakeries

Asda Extra Special White Sourdough Boule / The Bread Roll Company 

Co-op Extra Mature Cheddar and Jalapeno Bloomer / Aryzta Bakeries

The Heart of Nature Pure Grain Bread with Green Olives 

Bakery - Other

Aldi Specially Selected Luxury Croissants

Co-op Irresistible Kalamata Olive Roll / Aryzta Bakeries

Co-op Raspberry Croissant / Bridor

Superfood Bakery Morning Dreamers Pancake Mix

Biscuits – Savoury

Aldi Specially Selected Gourmet Crackers with Rosemary

Aldi Specially Selected Gourmet Crackers with Sea Salt

Asda Sweet Chilli Crackers / Fairway

The Great British Biscotti Company Red Onion Marmalade & Walnut Biscotti 

Biscuits – Sweet

Aldi Specially Selected All Butter Fruit & Oat Cookies

Aldi Specially Selected All Butter Stem Ginger Cookies

Asda Blueberry Muffin 5 Fibre Bars / Biscuits Leclerc

Asda Extra Special Belgian Cookie Selection / Northumbrian Fine Foods

Co-op Irresistible All Butter White Chocolate & Lemon Cookies / Northumbrian Fine Foods

Co-op Irresistible All Butter White Chocolate, Amaretto & Apricot Cookies / Northumbrian Fine Foods

Morris Salad Cookies


Aldi Specially Selected Coconut & Cherry Tiffin

Aldi Specially Selected Lemon Swiss Roll 

Aldi Specially Selected Orange Gingerbread

Asda's Unicorn Cake / Bright Blue Foods

Asda Cookies & Cream Cake / Bright Blue Foods

Co-op Irresistible Belgian Chocolate Cake / Finsbury Food Group 

Co-op Unicorn Cupcake Celebration Cake / Finsbury Food Group 

Ginger Bakers Caramel Shortbread 

Cereal Bars

Aldi Specially Selected Gluten Free Bars - Almond, Peanut & Sea Salt with Dark Chocolate Flavour Coating

Aldi Specially Selected Gluten Free Bars - Peanut, Almond and Honey Nut Bars with Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Flavour Coating

Asda Extra Special Peanut Butter Nut Bars / Biscuits Leclerc

Asda Light Chocolate & Orange Cereal Bar / Deeside Cereals 


Aldi Specially Selected Super Berry Granola

Aldi Specially Selected Super Nutty Granola

Ocado Free From Muesli / Alara

Cheese - British Cheddar Cheese

Aldi Specially Selected Caledonian Cheddar

Aldi Specially Selected Scottish Vintage Cheddar

Asda British Mature Cheddar / Arla Foods

Asda Extra Special Coastal Extra Mature Cheddar / Ashley Chase

Co-op Irresistible Slowly Matured Somerset Vintage Cheddar / Wyke Farms

Cheese – British Other

Aldi Specially Selected Blue Stilton 

Aldi Specially Selected Red Fox

Asda Double Gloucester with Onion & Chive / Norseland

Asda Mixed British Cheese Sticks Mature Cheddar & Red Leicester / Arla Foods

Co-op Somerset Brie / Lactalis McLelland

Cheese - Continental

Aldi Specially Selected Gorgonzola Dolce

Aldi Specially Selected Parmigiano Reggiano

Asda Extra Special Taleggio DOP / Italia Formaggi

Co-op Irresistible Brie de Meaux / Eurilait

Iceland Luxury French Petit Reblochon / Castelli UK 

Cheese – Speciality

Asda Extra Special Butlers Buttery Farmhouse Double Gloucester Cheese / Butlers

Asda Extra Special Torta Con Gorgonzola / Castelli UK

Asda Extra Special Wookey Hole Cave-Aged Goat's Cheese / Ashley Chase

Asda Lactose Free Mozzarella / Lactalis McLelland

Graviera / Borakis

Iceland Luxury French Roquefort Cheese / Eurilait 

Children’s Meals

BABY CÜBES: Carrot, Sweet Potato, Butternut Squash / LICKALIX

Iceland Hungry Heroes 30 Sweetcorn & Chicken Nuggets / Mantos


Aldi Moser Roth Truffles Marc de Champagne

Aldi Moser Roth Vanilla Chocolate

Co-op Irresistible 85% Dark Chocolate Bar / Icam Chocolate


Aldi Alcafé Lifestyle Roast & Ground Mixed Case, Mellow Moods 

Aldi Alcafé Nespresso Compatible Pods, Lungo

Asda Extra Special Colombian Microground, Intenso / Aimia Foods

Asda Extra Special Fairtrade Peruvian Roast & Ground Coffee / Taylors of Harrogate

Asda Extra Special Javan Volcanic Island Coffee Beans / Taylors of Harrogate

Change Please Ethiopia Single Origin / Lincoln and York 

Cold Beverages

Asda Extra Special British Elderflower Tonic Water / Glenpatrick Spring Water 

Asda Kids Orange and Mango Smoothie / Refresco Beverages

Luhv Drinks Luhv Your MIND

Maynard House Cox and Bramley Apple Juice

Sandows Citrus Cold Brew Soda


Asda Jewellery Laces / Royal Fassin

Asda Strawberry Bonbons / Tangerine Confectionery

Panda Original Liquorice / Bravura Foods

Cooking Sauces

Aldi Specially Selected 2-Step Korma Curry Sauce

Capsicana Mexican Tangy Tomatillo Cook Sauce

Dapur Mariae Malaysian Sambal Sauce

FireFly Barbecue Memphis Red BBQ Sauce

Dairy Products - Chilled

Aldi Specially Selected Cornish Clotted Cream

Asda Extra Special Madagascan Vanilla Custard / Arla Foods

Asda Organic Slightly Salted Butter / Arla Foods 

Dairy Products – Yogurts

Asda Vitamin Boosting Peach & Apricot Yogurt Drinks / Andros

Clandeboye Estate Greek Style Yoghurt

Hesper Farm Skyr Original 

Nutrii Mango Quark

Nutrii Raspberry Quark

River Cottage Blackcurrant - on - the - Bottom / Brown Cow Organics


Aldi Specially Selected Smoked Duck

Aldi Specially Selected Olives Nocellara Olives

Aldi Specially Selected Pancetta

Aldi Specially Selected Smoked Venison

Asda Iberico Cheese and Chorizo Rollitos / Forza Foods

Asda Smoked Ham & Cheese Croquettes / Addo Food Group

Ocado Artichoke Hearts Antipasti / Viva Foods

Desserts and Puddings

Aldi Specially Selected Belgian Chocolate Melt in the Middles

Aldi Specially Selected Mini Dessert - Chocolate

Asda Extra Special 2 Heritage Raspberry & Vanilla Pannacotta / Marston Foods

Asda Raspberry Trifle / Andros

Co-op Irresistible Toffee Apple Crumble / Hain Daniels


Asda Extra Special Mediterranean Houmous Selection / Zorba Delicacies

Capsicana Mexican Guacamole Mix

Dapur Mariae Malaysian Peanut Sauce

Merchant Gourmet Chestnut & Red Pepper Dip with Sweet & Smoky Paprika

Merchant Gourmet Beluga Lentil Dip with Aromatic Spices 


Aldi Specially Selected Blue Eggs

Ocado Gold Free Range Eggs from Special Breed Hens / Stonegate Eggs


Asda Hot Smoked Mackerel Strips / Young's Seafood

Asda Mussels in a Tomato & Herb Sauce / Scottish Shellfish

Asda Speyburn Single Malt Scotch Whisky Scottish Smoked Salmon / Young's Seafood

Co-op Irresistible Beech & Oak Smoked Salmon / Farne Salmon & Trout 

Co-op Salmon with Herb Dressing / Farne Salmon & Trout 

Co-op Salmon and Prosecco Melting Centre Fishcakes / Joseph Robertson Aberdeen 

Iceland Luxury Mediterranean Butterflied Sea Bass Fillets / Northcoast Seafoods

Food to Go

Aldi Specially Selected Chicken & Chorizo Sandwich

Asda Mozzarella & Tomato Wrap / Greencore Food to Go

Asda Onion Bhaji Wrap with Mango and Apricot Chutney / Greencore Food to Go

Co-op Irresistible Butternut Squash and Feta Wrap / Greencore Food to Go

Co-op Irresistible Milano Salami & Emmental Cheese Sub-Roll / Greencore Food to Go

Sushi Gourmet Fresh Sushi

Fresh Produce - Fruit Prepared

Aldi Specially Selected Mango Chunks

Asda Black Grape, Apple & Raspberry / Berry World

Co-op Watermelon Wedges / Bakkavor Salads 

Fresh Produce - Fruit Unprepared

Aldi Apples - Mini

Aldi Specially Selected Cherries King

Aldi Specially Selected Strawberries

Morrisons The Best Golden Sun Nectarines

Fresh Produce - Salad 

Aldi Specially Selected British Regal Vine Tomatoes

Asda Edamame Bean Salad / Avondale Foods

Asda Good & Balanced Spiced Chicken & Wholewheat Pasta Salad / Kanes

Fresh Produce - Vegetables Prepared

Asda Good and Balanced Butternut Waffles / Barfoots

Asda Mediterranean Vegetables / QV Foods

Co-op Irresistible Asparagus & Tenderstem Broccoli Medley / Freshtime

Fresh Produce - Vegetables Unprepared

Aldi Organic Broccoli

Aldi Organic Onions

Aldi Organic White Mushrooms

Aldi Specially Selected Sweet Pointed Peppers

Aldi Tenderstem Broccoli

Co-op Irresistible Lilly Mashing Potatoes / Greenvale AP

Frozen Foods - Desserts & Pastry

Aldi Specially Selected Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

Aldi Specially Selected Salted Caramel Crumble

Aldi Specially Selected Winterberry Roulade

Asda Extra Special 12 Macaron Selection / Ice Fresh Foods 

Asda Extra Special Chocolate Cup Selection / Country Style Foods

Frozen Foods - Ice Cream

Aldi American Core Ice Cream Caramel and Chocolate 

Blue Skies Coconut Ice Cream

Blue Skies Mango & Passion Fruit Ice Cream

Co-op 4 Rainbow Uni-cones / Ice Fresh Foods 

Co-op Irresistible Sicilian Lemon Curd & British Raspberry Ice Cream / Froneri

Iceland Black Forrest Majestics / / Ice Fresh Foods 

Leone AL!VE 

Luscious Chocolate Hazelnut Organic Ice Cream

Miall's Raspberry Prosecco Sorbet 

Mooka Chocolate Mousse Gelato

Frozen Foods - Meal Accompaniments 

Asda Rainbow Fries / Fullers Foods

Co-op Irresistible Cheddar Cheese and Emmental Gratin / Fullers Foods

Iceland Vegetable bundles / TSA International 

Me Too! Quinoa Falafel 

Frozen Foods – Meat

Aldi Pork Belly with Garlic, Lemon & Sage

Co-op Slow Cooked Pork Ribs with Memphis BBQ Sauce / Tulip

Iceland Luxury Veal Sirloin Steak / Dunbia

Iceland Wagyu Rump Steak / Dunbia

Frozen Foods - Meat - Added Value

Asda 4 Indian Spiced Beef QP / ABP

Asda Katsu Chicken Strips / Westbridge

Asda Pulled Pork Topped Beef Quarter Pounders / ABP

Frozen Food – Pizza and Pies

Aldi Rocket and Grana Padano Flatbreads

Aldi Specially Selected Premium Pies - Chicken White Wine & Pancetta

Co-op Sourdough Mediterranean Vegetable Pizza

Frozen Foods - Ready Meals

Asda Extra Special Basil Pesto Mozzarella & Cherry Tomatoes Rigatoni Pasta / Paren 

Iceland Luxury Beef Stifado with Red Pepper Rice / KK Fine Foods

Iceland Luxury Chilli Crab Linguine / KK Fine Foods

Iceland Luxury Crab Mac & Cheese / KK Fine Foods

Iceland Mexicana Street Co Chicken Tinga / The Authentic Food Co

Iceland Mumbai Street Co Mother Butter Chicken / The Authentic Food Co

Iceland Luxury Lamb Pastichio / KK Fine Foods

Home Baking

Asda Clyde the Caterpillar Cake Kit / Food Innovations

Wright's Baking Orange Cake Mix / G R Wright and Sons

Jams, Sweet Spreads and Sauces

Aldi Specially Selected Scottish Preserve Raspberry

Co-op Irresistible Rhubarb & Ginger Conserve / Hain Daniels Group

Meat - Bacon

Asda Extra Special 6 Thick Cut Dry Cured Unsmoked Back Bacon Rashers / Forza Foods

Warren and Sons Smoked Honey Cured Medallions / Oakpark Foods

Meat - Beef

Aldi Specially Selected Scotch 36 Day Matured Aberdeen Angus Beef Joint 

Asda Low & Slow Oak Smoked Beef Brisket with BBQ Sauce / Kepak

Meat - Beef Steaks

Aldi Specially Selected Scotch 30 Day Matured Fillet Steak

Asda Extra Special Aberdeen Angus Ribeye Steak 30 Day Matured / ABP

Asda Extra Special Aberdeen Angus Sirloin Steak 30 Day Matured / ABP

Co-op Sizzling Fajita Beef Steaks / Dunbia

Meat - Burgers

Aldi Specially Selected Flavoured Burger - Ancho Chilli

Aldi Specially Selected Scotch Aberdeen Angus Quarter Pounder

Aldi Specially Selected West Country Cheddar Burger

Asda Extra Special 2 Truffle Mac & Cheese Topped Beef Burgers / ABP

Co-op Irresistible Beef Rib Burgers Served with a Creamy Five Cheese and Pepper Sauce / Dunbia

Iceland Luxury Surf and Turf Burger / Kezie

Meat - Lamb and Pork

Aldi Half Leg of Lamb 

Aldi Specially Selected Honey and Mustard Gammon Shanks 

Asda Chinese Pork Stir Fry Packs / Cranswick Country Food

Asda Extra Special Hand Trimmed Pork Cutlets with Sea Salt, Black Pepper & Garlic Crust / Cranswick Country Food

Iceland Luxury Easy Carve Welsh Lamb Leg Joint / Dunbia

Meat - Poultry

Aldi Specially Selected Free-Range Whole Chicken

Asda Simply Cook Chinese Stir Fry Kit / Avara Foods

Meat - Sausages

Aldi Chicken Chipolatas

Asda Turkey and Caramelised Onion Sausages / Avara Foods

Other Counter Products

Asda Hot Pepperoni and Chilli Cheese Slices / Forza Foods

Asda Sweet Potato Falafels / SK Foods

Party Food

Aldi 12 Mushroom, Bacon & Stilton Tarts

Aldi 12 Rarebit Mini Tarts

Iceland Mini Corn Dogs / TS Foods

Pasta, Rice & Grains

Asda Curried Chickpeas / Westler

Co-op Irresistible Mafaldine Pasta / Daybreak Foods


Aldi Specially Selected Italian Ham, Portobello Mushroom & Mascarpone Sourdough Pizza

Asda Extra Special BBQ Beef Pizza / 2 Sisters Food Group

Co-op Irresistible Butternut Squash and Scamorza Pizza / Stateside Foods

Co-op Irresistible Chargrilled Vegetable Antipasti Pizza / Stateside Foods

Co-op Irresistible Chilli Salciccia Pizza / Stateside Foods 

Quiches, Pies and Pasties

Aldi Specially Selected British Pork, Bacon & West Country Cheddar Sausage Rolls

Aldi Specially Selected Dinky Melton Mowbray Pork Pies

Asda Goats Cheese and Caramelised Onion Tart / Addo Food Group

Ready Meals - Ethnic

Co-op Thai Red Chicken Curry with Rice / Greencore Convenience Foods 

Co-op Vietnamese Butternut Squash Curry with Rice / Greencore Convenience Foods 

Iceland Mumbai Gobi Dhansak / Authentic

Iceland Mumbai Keema Lamb Hotpot / Authentic

Iceland Mumbai Keralan Pulled Chicken / Authentic

Iceland Mumbai Root Ruby Vegetable Curry / Authentic

Sushi Gourmet Teppanyaki

Ready Meals - Meat

Aldi Specially Selected Fish Pie 

Aldi Specially Selected Macaroni Cheese with Pancetta 

Asda Jerk Chicken Rice 'N' Beans / Kerry Foods

Co-op Irresistible Cottage Pie / Oscar Mayer

Co-op Irresistible Venison and Braised Red Cabbage / Oscar Mayer

Ready Meals - Vegetable

Aldi Specially Selected Filled Pasta Porcini & Truffle

Aldi Specially Selected Vegetable Lasagne 

Asda Extra Special Butternut Squash & Spinach Open Lasagne / Greencore

Iceland Mexicana Chipotle Chilli Cauliflower Cheese / Authentic 

Ready to Cook

Asda Firecracker Chicken Wings / Forza Foods

Asda Oriental Pork Belly with a Cherry Hoisin Sauce / SV Cuisine / Tulip 

Asda Simply Cook Spanish Traybake / Avara Foods 

Relishes and Chutneys

Aldi Specially Selected Ploughman's Plum Chutney

Aldi Specially Selected Tomato and Chilli Chutney

Sauces and Salad Dressings

Aldi Specially Selected Balsamic Salad Dressing

Aldi Specially Selected Soy, Chilli and Ginger Salad Dressing

Bloody Hell Hot Sauce

The Foraging Fox All-Natural Smoked Garlic Mayo

Prep House Irish Seaweed Dressing

Sauce Shop Sriracha

Side Dishes

Asda 6 Light and Crispy Yorkshire Puddings / The Real Yorkshire Pudding Company

Asda Extra Special Pea Crush / Bakkavor

Iceland Broccoli, Green Bean & Pea Mix / MDC Foods

Snacks - Crisps

Asda Cool Tortillas / Tayto

Co-op Irresistible Gourmet Burger Hand Cooked Crinkle Cut Crisps / Tyrrells Crisps

Snacks - Savoury

Asda Salt & Vinegar Chickpeas / Humdinger

Mr Trotter's Great British Pork Crackling, Original / RayGray Snacks 

Pep & Lekker Fennel & Sunflower Seed Snack

Snacks - Sweet

Aldi Delish Square Sensation Bars, Hazelnut Cookie Dough

Aldi Specially Selected Caramel Pecan Slices

Asda Coconut and Vanilla Popcorn / Kolak Snack Foods

Iceland Luxury Prosecco & Raspberry Mallows / Northumbrian Fine Foods 

Mallow and Marsh Peanut Marshmallow Bar Coated in Milk Chocolate 


Asda Pea and Mint Soup / Greencore

Borough Broth Co. Free-Range Organic Chicken Bone Broth

Co-op Irresistible Spiced Parsnip Soup / Greencore

Co-op Well and Balanced Souper Green Soup / Greencore

Co-op Well and Good Souper Purple Soup / Greencore

Rod and Ben's Organic Pea & Mint Soup / Rod & Ben's Organic Seasonal Foods 

Store Cupboard Ingredients

Aldi Specially Selected Flavoured Passata with Garlic

Asda Extra Special Yellow Fin Ventresca Tuna Fillets in EVO / Princes

Asda Italian Meal Maker Paste / Greencore Convenience

Asda Laksa One Shot Paste / World Wise Foods 

Capsicana Mexican Smoked Cumin & Chipotle for Fajita Seasoning Mix

FireFly Barbecue Kansas Sweet & Smoky BBQ Rub

HaandiBites Volcanic Vindaloo

School of Wok Bao Bun Kit, BBQ flavour 

Subscription Boxes

Judges choice (announced on the night)

Tea and Other Hot Beverages

Asda Extra Special Peppermint & Liquorice 15 Pyramid Bags / Typhoo Tea

Leela's Kitchen Chai-licious - Masala Chai

Morrisons The Best Strawberry & Pink Rhubarb 15 Bags / Typhoo Tea

Mortimer Chocolate Company Salted Caramel Flavoured Drinking Chocolate 

Vegetarian Main Dishes

Aldi Moroccan Falafels

Aldi Veggie Burgers- Sweet Potato

Co-op 2 Smoky Black Bean Burgers / Freshtime