Celebrating the very best in food and drink, Great Taste, the world’s most coveted blind-tasted food awards, has reached it’s grand finale for 2016. The Great Taste Golden Fork for the best food or drink in Scotland was presented to J Lawrie & Sons from Mallaig in the Highlands, for its Jaffy’s Kippers. With woody, smoky and nutty notes, “balanced by a lovely sweetness”, according to the judges commenting on the succulent, natural-tasting herring which is traditionally cured and slowly smoked over oak fires.
Out of 10,000 products entered into Great Taste 2016, Jaffy’s Kippers were celebrated as the best tasting product in their region. There were 10,000 different products entered into Great Taste this year (entry is capped at 10,000) and more than 400 food and drink judges. Judging took place across the UK and Ireland. Their online shop includes hampers for Christmas. www.jaffys.co.uk
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