Taste of Kent Awards 2020



We are delighted to sponsor the Taste of Kent Awards and once again we handed out prizes to the winners at the awards dinner on Thursday 5 March at the Kent Event Centre.

Kent Hop Grower of the Year, sponsored by BTF Partnership and Shepherd Neame was GM Day and Sons from East Peckham, Kent which was collected on their behalf by Wealden Hops.

Garden of England Champion Top Fruit, sponsored by BTF Partnership – Kent’s Tastiest Apple was won by the Jazz variety, grown by Simon Bray, Monks Farm, Nr Sittingbourne and Kent’s Tastiest Pear was the Concorde variety, grown by Clive and Richard Edmed, Hayle Farm, Horsmonden

This year over 350 people attended the awards dinner, making it the largest to date and it was a real celebration of the food and drink heroes in the county who are achieving fantastic results.

A full list of all the winners can be found at https://www.tasteofkentawards.co.uk/about-us/2020-winners/

“Congratulations to all of the finalists and the winners. The Taste of Kent Awards are a fantastic showcase for Kent farmers and food and drink producers and retailers and really help engage the public with supporting them.”

Richard Thomas