Local firms up for food and drink gongs

A NUMBER of local food and drink firms have been nominated for a local producer of the year award.

This is one of the gongs up for grabs in the 2012 Food and Drink Awards in association with Lincolnshire Life.

These include Lakings of Louth, Pocklington’s Bakery, Meridian Meats Family Butchers, Appleby’s Ices, Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese, Goodies of Covent Garden, Belleau Smokery, Farmer Brown’s Ice Cream, Withern Mill Trout Farm and Fishery and Alford Five Sailed Windmill.

Readers can vote for their favourite by visiting the website at www.eatlincolnshire.com and the winner will be announced at an awards ceremony in Lincoln on Thursday, February 2.

Voting closes at midnight on Saturday, January 21.