Urban Food Awards: The finalists

The Greater London Authority, London Food Link and Borough Market are pleased to announce the shortlists for this year’s Urban Food Awards, chosen by a record number of voters.

Back in the spring, an open invitation was extended to London-based, small-scale food entrepreneurs to enter the awards.  The 80 entries were then put forward to the public vote, which attracted a record 3400 to have their say, the highest since the awards began in 2014.

The finalists are:

Beautiful Brew
Honey Pale Ale (Pearly Queen Beer Company)
Toast Ale (Toast Ale)
Queen of Diamonds IPA (Wild Card Brewery)

Heavenly Honey
Bermondsey Street Bees
Bee Naturals
Bee Collective

London Leaves
Spitalfields City Farm
Cultivate London
GrowUp Urban Farms

Londoners’ Loaf – plain
Chase Sourdough (Holtwhites Bakery Limited)
The Brick House Miche (Brick House)
Sixteen Hour Sourdough (Hen Corner)

Londoners Loaf – special
Cinnamon Swirl (Hen Corner)
Chocolate Sourdough Loaf (Brick House)
Walnut Bread (Ma Baker)

Proper Preserves
Fruit Cheese (Fruit Magpie)
Rooty Fruity Jam (OrganicLea)
Apple & Chilli Jelly (Hen Corner)

Best Retailer
The Food Assembly
Brockley Market
Field to Fork Organics Cooperative

Capital Growth’s Growing Enterprise
Growing Communities
Forty Hall Community Vineyard
Berrymede Junior School

Most Inspiring Producer
Forty Hall Community Vineyard
Bee Naturals
Bee Collective

Roots to Work
Cafe from Crisis LDN
Growing Communities
OrganicLea Farm Start

Sustainable Street Food
Brixton People's Kitchen
Gourmet Goat

The winners will be chosen by judging panels comprising Olia Hercules, Tom Hunt, Rowley Leigh and Oliver Rowe, plus Urban Food Awards partners.

Winners will be announced during Urban Food Fortnight at the Urban Food Feast on 21 September at Borough Market.

Read all about the Urban Food Awards.

The Urban Food Awards 2016 are run by the Greater London Authority, London Food Link and Borough Market. London Food Link is a project of Sustain.


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