Yellow Door Deli

For the second year running Yellow Door Deli has won the Deli and Farm Shop Signature Dish at the Great Taste Awards 2014 for their Strangford Prawn, Leek and Comber Potato Soup.

Yellow Door is a family run business which began as a restaurant and has grown to incorporate an artisan bakery, three delis and an outside catering division.

Chef Simon Dougan, from KIllylea in County Armagh, runs the Portadown deli and I asked him what makes the Yellow Door’s award winning food special.

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The Great Taste of Hannan’s Meats

The Great Taste Awards are the Oscars of the food world and local winner Peter Hannan believes receiving an award elevates “good food to great food”.

Hannan Meats was awarded the prestigious Golden Fork in the Best Speciality Food from Northern Ireland category for their Moyallon 3 sweet bacon ribs, and seven other products also received three-star gold status at a gala event held in London last month.

Peter Hannan started the food supply company 25-years-ago and supplies meat products to top restaurants across Northern Ireland and to the public from factory outlet shop – the Meat Merchant – in Moira. Continue reading