British Poultry Awards 2017

Award Categories

  1. Best Ready-to-Eat Poultry Product
  2. Best Fresh Seasonal Poultry Product – Summer Eating
  3. Best Fresh Seasonal Poultry Product – Christmas
  4. Best Fresh Whole Turkey – Christmas
  5. Best Fresh Speciality Poultry Product
  6. Best Fresh Duck Product
  7. Best Fresh Chicken Product
  8. Best Fresh Turkey Product
  9. Best Foodservice Poultry Product
  10. British Poultry Chef of the Year* (sponsored by Aviagen)
  11. Best Blogger Poultry Recipe*
  12. Poultry Foodservice Operator of the Year
  13. Poultry Retailer of the Year

*non-product awards

CLOSING DATE: Friday 26th May 2017

Awards Criteria

All products must have been available to buy during the period June 2016 to May 2017.
All products must be presented in correct packaging.
All products must be British meat
The judges will consider flavour and succulence in every relevant category and also look at the following individual criteria. Click blocks to see more details:

1. Best Ready-to-Eat Poultry Product

Retail deli counter or chilled cooked meats category e.g hand carved, charcuterie, smoked meats, pre-packed slices/chunks. Branded or own label, sold all year round.

Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; versatility; appeal for end consumer; convenience; value for money.

3. Best Fresh Seasonal Poultry Product – Christmas

Retail Christmas product range e.g whole birds, joints, added value i.e stuffings/ garnishes. Branded or own label.

Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; packaging; appeal for end user; innovation; Christmas appeal; convenience factor, cooking times given.

5. Best Fresh Speciality Poultry Product

Retailer, butcher or farm gate. Primary whole birds which are high-end, special/rare breed, free- range, organic, etc. Sold all year round or at Christmas. Branded or own label.

Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence, packaging, appeal for target user, special USP’s and provenance, cooking times given.

7. Best Fresh Chicken Product

Retail product sold outside of Christmas. Whole, joints, added value. Branded or own label Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; packaging; appeal for end user; innovation; any added value and convenience, cooking times given.

9. Best Foodservice Poultry Product

Foodservice product (cost sector or profit sector) sold all year round. Primary, added value Judges will score on: Best use of the meat; suitability for target sector: i.e ease for caterer, versatility, convenience; cooking instructions; value for money, cooking times given. Appeal to end user: i.e taste, appearance; innovation. Evidence of sales and distribution is required. Price per portion and full cooking instructions must also be provided.

11. Best Blogger Poultry Recipe

Online competition with UK food bloggers – judged separately

Recipes that demonstrate imagination and the versatility of cuts. Not Christmas. Entries to be accompanied by full recipe and photograph and have been displayed on a blog for at least a month. Non-product award.

13. Poultry Retailer of the Year

Retail range of fresh primary poultry products sold all year round.

Judges will score on: Comprehensive range of British poultry products to suit a variety of consumer positioning, diversity of cuts/joints/whole birds, all year availability plus seasonal choice, support of the industry, shelf appeal, packaging/presentation of products; new product development and innovation.

2. Best Fresh Seasonal Poultry Product – Summer eating

Retail summer range e.g marinated bbq products, added value, ready to cook joints. Branded or own label.

Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; packaging; appeal for end user; innovation; seasonality; any added value and convenience, cooking times given.

4. Best Fresh Whole Turkey – Christmas

Retailer whole primary turkeys for Christmas market. No ready-basted or artificial flavourings, stuffings, glazes, garnishes etc. Branded / own label.

Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; packaging; Christmas appeal; suitability for target user, cooking times given.

6. Best Fresh Duck Product

Retail product sold outside of Christmas. Whole, joints, added value. Branded or own label Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; packaging; appeal for end user; innovation; any added value and convenience, cooking times given.

8. Best Fresh Turkey Product

Retail product sold outside of Christmas. Whole, joints, added value. Branded or own label Judges will score on: appearance, flavour and succulence; best use of the meat; packaging; appeal for end user; innovation; any added value and convenience, cooking times given.

10. British Poultry Student Chef of the Year

British Poultry catering college competition – judged separately.

Awarded to the best poultry dish created by a trainee chef, to be served at the British Poultry Awards ceremony. Non-product award.

12. Poultry Foodservice Operator of the Year

Foodservice range of poultry products sold all year round.

Judges will score on: Comprehensive range of British poultry products to suit cost/profit sector target market; diversity of cuts/joints; all year availability; new product development and innovation, any supporting material and photographs to be provided. Permission for a judge to visit a site to taste cooked dishes.

Awards Sponsors

Thank you to our great sponsors for their support of the British Poultry Awards 2017.

JF McKenna

www.jfmckenna.com

OriginAnimal

www.morspan.com

Sundown Products

sundownproducts.co.uk

Alltech

www.alltech.com

Keyo Agricultural Services

www.keyo.org.uk

OriginAnimal

www.originanimal.com

Trouw Nutrition

www.trouwnutrition.com

Arden Wood Shavings

www.ardenwoodshavings.co.uk

Clarke Group

www.clarkegroup.co.uk

Knights Construction

www.knightsconstruction.co.uk

Premier Nutrition

www.premiernutrition.co.uk

For further information please contact Emma Turner or Joe Isted.
FML Public Relations, Office 14, The Forum, 277 London Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9QU Tel 01273 834716, Email: emma@fml-pr.co.uk

CLOSING DATE: Friday 26th May 2017

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