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Enter now: Northern Ireland Year of Food and Drink Awards

Download your entry form to compete in one of eight categories

The Northern Ireland Year of Food and Drink Awards are a celebration of food producers and experiences in the province.

They will be judged by a panel of distinguished experts, including critic Charles Campion and food author Georgina Campbell, writer of the definitive guides to eating out and hospitality in Ireland.

Belfast Telegraph restaurant critic Joris Minne and Professor Una McMahon-Beattie, head of the department of hospitality and tourism management at Ulster University, complete the quartet of judges.

You can enter the awards by filling and returning your entry form until the morning of Friday January 6 2017.

The eight awards categories are:

Best NI Food Event or Festival

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Best NI Local Market

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Best NI Tours and Trails

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Best Food Story

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Roots to Market

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Growing for The Future

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Best Marketing Achievement

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Best Food Innovation

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A glittering awards ceremony and dinner — which itself promises to be a memorable feast showcasing award-winning local produce — takes place in the Culloden Hotel outside Belfast on February 2.

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