Congratulations to Lily Morris who became Young Cheesemonger of the Year 2023. The 21 year old from Morris’ of Usk Garden & Food Centre in Usk, Monmouthshire, south Wales picked up her honour at the World Cheese Awards held at the Trondheim Spektrum, Norway. The Academy of Cheese run the contest which champions new talented cheesemongers under the age of 30.
Congratulations to the winners of the BBC Food and Farming Awards which took place on 25th October 2023 at the ICCW in Newport. The awards were judged and hosted by great presenters including Radio 4’s The Food Programme host, Sheila Dillon, Thomasina Miers, cook, television presenter and co-founder of the Wahaca chain of Mexican restaurants, drinks writer Jaega Wise, food presenter Leyla Kazim and presenters Sam and Shauna from Hangfire BBQ. We were delighted to see so many women win awards at the ceremony.