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Great Taste Awards 2014: Words From the Winners

As many of you will know if you’re a member of the foodie community, Great Taste Award winners were announced this month. I’m all about changing the way I shop and eat to support local businesses, so I got in touch with some of this year’s taste champions from Sussex to find out more about them and their winning delicacies. Over the next couple of months I’ll be posting about each one, but first in store is.. Ouse Valley Foods Ouse Valley knocked it out of the park with three awards this year, one of which was a collaboration with Cheese Please (you’ll learn more about them soon!), I spoke to Julian Warrender, Founder and chief pot stirrer about what makes her company a success. What do you think earned your Brighton Belle Plum Jam a gold star?  Because we make it totally authentically in tiny batches, starting with stoning the plums and finishing by hand potting – attention to detail from start to finish. Where does the name Brighton Belle come from? The orchard we source …