Celebrating the British Pie
The Pie is one of the icons of British cuisine and probably one of Britain’s most important contribution to international cuisine. Savoury or sweet, hot or cold, the British eat millions of them every year worth over £1billion in total.
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
For the purposes of the Awards a pie is defined as the following: ‘A Pie is deemed to be a filling wholly encased in pastry and baked’.
Cost of entry 2023 (same as 2022):
Cost per entry per class: £48 (including VAT).
For a small producer it is £30 (including VAT) 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 so delivery drivers, etc are excluded).
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 who will receive a trophy and certificate. The Champion from each category will compete for the title of Supreme Champion.
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