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We are delighted to have received some fantastic awards:



Suffolk Food & Drink Awards:

             Pride of Suffolk Finalist

             Field to Fork Finalist



East of England Coop Suffolk Producer of the Year




4 Great Taste Awards

Blackcurrant, Damson, Gooseberry & Elderflower and Stem Ginger & Rhubarb



 Suffolks Greenest Micro-Business


9 Great Taste Awards

Delighted to say we recieved awards for the following 9 flavours:

 Apples & Cinnamon, Blackcurrant, Christmas Pudding, Gooseberry & Elderflower, Raspberry, Stem Ginger & Rhubarb, Summer Berries, Tayberry and Velvety Vanilla.




Gooseberry & Limoncello Voted one of the Top 50 Foods in Britain

Our Gooseberry & Limoncello, made with local Adnams spirits has been voted one of the Top50 Foods in Britain by the Guild of Fine Food.  We now have to wait until the Golden Fork Awards held at the Royal Garden Hotel on the 8th Septemberm to find out if we are one of the big winners!


7 Great Taste Awards

We received an award for every product entered this year, including a coveted 3 star for our newest flavour, Gooseberry & Limoncello (out of 10,00 enteries, across all categories only 150 received the top 3 stars) so we are very, very happy!


Here are what the judges had to say:


3 star Gooseberry & Limoncello.  "Light but intensely flavoured, the fruit and lemon sang together beautifully'


2 Star Stem Ginger & Rhubarb: "From the first mouthful this is delicious with the perfect balance of rhubarb and ginger"


1 Star

Blackcurrant: 'intensely fruity, smooth and creamy with a stunning red fruit colour

Summer Berries: 'beautiful rich colour, good fruity flavour with an intense combination of fruit flavours

Tayberry: 'we liked the simplicity of this product.  A very nice, honest ice-cream'

Damson Gin: 'Lovely colour and gorgeous depth of flavour'

Summer Pudding Parfait: 'Wow, this dessert cut beautifully, lovely contrast in flavours, decadence in the mouth'



2013: 9 Great Taste Awards

Building on lasts years success we received 9 Great Taste Awards from the Guild of Fine Food in 2013. Here are the awards, and what the judges had to say:


3 Star & one of the Top50 Foods in Britain

Damson: fantastic texture, well balanced flavours, nothing we would change. We all loved the simplicity of this product, and would all happily eat it in volume!


2 Star:

Blackcurrant: A wonderfully rich colour and excellent depth of flavour. 

Summer Fruits: Vibrant colour and intense fruit flavour. Reminded us of a good quality Italian style semi-freddo.

Stem Ginger & Rhubarb: Rich & creamy with true rhubarb flavour shining through.  A good choice and balance of flavours.


1 Star:

Gooseberry & Elderflower: lovely refreshing gooseberry flavour that delivers a   nice burst of flavour in the mouth

Tayberry: a lovely deep pink colour and rich fruity flavour

Raspberry: pretty pink colour and creamy appearance, very simple and delicious.

Strawberry: Summer on a spoon

Summer Berry Parfait: really delicious to eat, the judges were keen to take it                    home.


Out of nearly 10,000 entries this year, only 125 were awarded the top accolade of 3 stars








  • Quality Food Awards - Winner of the Local Product Category for Gooseberry & Elderflower, & runner-up across all categories
  • 6 Great Taste Awards from the Guild of Fine Food
  • Suffolk Food & Drink Awards - Finalist


  • 4 Great Taste Awards

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