The Pie is one of the icons of British cuisine. Savoury or sweet, the British eat millions of them every year.
These Awards are a national celebration of British Pies in all their varieties and they have been running since 2009.
The Awards are held in Melton Mowbray, the Rural Capital of Food, and hosted by the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association
For the purposes of the Awards a pie is defined as the following: ‘A Pie is deemed to be a filling totally encased in pastry’.
Cost of entry:
The cost of entry is as follows (nb: To qualify as a Small Producer, you must tick the box on the online entry form that confirms you employ no more than 5 Pie makers, who are directly involved just in the making of Pies).
Cost per entry £30 + VAT = £36
Small Producer Cost per Entry £17.50 + VAT = £21
Aims of the award:
To celebrate the heritage of the British Pie
To protect and promote regional specialities
To recognise the craft of bakers, butchers and other producers
To support British produce
There will be a Champion in each of the classes. The Champion from each category will compete for the title of Supreme Champion.
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