Wellingborough cider maker scoops four new Great Taste Awards

The Great Taste scheme is designed to support and promote artisan food and drink producers

By Stephanie Weaver
Wednesday, 23rd September 2020, 3:26 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd September 2020, 3:30 pm

Cider makers Saxby’s from Farndish near Wellingborough have triumphed in the 2020 Great Taste Awards with four of their products winning the highly coveted Great Taste Stars.

Great Taste is the world’s largest and most trusted accreditation scheme – and is designed to support and promote artisan food and drink producers.

This year alone 12,777 products were entered and assessed.

Cider maker Phil Saxby said: “Putting our range of ciders to the test with a panel of over 500 expert judges is an excellent way for us to get honest, straightforward and impartial feedback from chefs, buyers, food and drink writers and retailers.

"These latest 2020 Awards – for Saxby’s Original Sparkling Cider, Saxby’s Rhubarb Sparkling Cider, Saxby’s Sloe Gin Cider and Saxby’s Christmas Cheer – brings our total of Great Taste Awards to 12.

"It’s a wonderful tribute to our hard working team here on the family farm in Farndish.

"We always say Saxby’s Ciders are made with love – we’re delighted that once again the Great Taste judges agree”.

Saxby's Cider

The entire Award winning Saxby Cider range is available from the cider shop which is open from 10am to 2pm Monday to Saturday at Grange Farm in Farndish, Wellingborough, NN29 7HJ.

Saxby's also features in a new cookery book celebrating British farmers and their food, as recently reported by the Northants Telegraph.

To find out more click here.

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