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NI Food and Drinks Awards: 12-page supplement

NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured: Sarah Travers with Ald. Hilary McClintock, Mayor Derry City and Strabane District Council. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured: Sarah Travers with Ald. Hilary McClintock, Mayor Derry City and Strabane District Council. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Jackie Reid and Susie Brown pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Hilary McClintock, Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council with guests at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 7 Best Marketing Achievement Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Aisling Graham from Moy Park presenting the Lough Neagh Partnership with the award for Best Marketing Achievement, for the Eel-Eat project. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Aisling Graham from Moy Park, Cathy Chauhan, Emer Kearney and Sarah Travers. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 7 Best Marketing Achievement Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Aisling Graham from Moy Park presenting the Lough Neagh Partnership with the award for Best Marketing Achievement, for the Eel-Eat project. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Aisling Graham from Moy Park, Cathy Chauhan, Emer Kearney and Sarah Travers. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Richard McClean and Joris Minne pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 9 Destination Delicious Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Terence Brannigan, Chairman of Tourism NI and Richard McClean, Managing Director of Belfast Telegraph presenting food producers, businesses and the council of Derry~Londonderry and the North West area with the Destination Delicious Award. Judges selected the area to win the prestigious award on the night thanks to the collaborative efforts from all in the food, hospitality and tourism industries to make the region a real foodie destination. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Sarah Travers, Ald. Hilary McClintock, Mayor Derry City and Strabane District Council and Stephen Gillespie. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 8 Best NI Local Market Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Jackie Reid from the Belfast Telegraph presenting the Comber Regeneration Community Partnership with the award for Best NI Local Market for Comber FarmersÕ Market. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Jackie Reid from the Belfast Telegraph, Roy Murray, Alderman Deborah Girvan, Mayor Ards and North Down Borough, Kirsty Atkinson, Sarah Travers and Mike Moore. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 9 Destination Delicious Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Terence Brannigan, Chairman of Tourism NI and Richard McClean, Managing Director of Belfast Telegraph presenting food producers, businesses and the council of Derry~Londonderry and the North West area with the Destination Delicious Award. Judges selected the area to win the prestigious award on the night thanks to the collaborative efforts from all in the food, hospitality and tourism industries to make the region a real foodie destination. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Destination Delicious Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Terence Brannigan, Chairman of Tourism NI and Richard McClean, Managing Director of Belfast Telegraph presenting food producers, businesses and the council of Derry~Londonderry and the North West area with the Destination Delicious Award. Judges selected the area to win the prestigious award on the night thanks to the collaborative efforts from all in the food, hospitality and tourism industries to make the region a real foodie destination. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Sarah Travers with Ald. Hilary McClintock, Mayor Derry City and Strabane District Council Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 6 Roots to Market Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Suzanne Pollock from Sodexo, presenting Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council with the Roots to Market award for their Food Heartland Initiative. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Colin McCusker, Brian Irwin, Suzanne Pollock from Sodexo, Roger Wilson, Sarah Jane Macdonald and Sarah Travers. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 5 Best NI Tours & Trails Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with John McGrillen, CEO of Tourism NI, presenting Far & Wild the award for Best NI Tours & Trails for Cycle Sperrins. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: John McGrillen, CEO of Tourism NI, Sarah Travers, Lawrence McBride and Kevin Hickey. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 5 Best NI Tours & Trails Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with John McGrillen, CEO of Tourism NI, presenting Far & Wild the award for Best NI Tours & Trails for Cycle Sperrins. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: John McGrillen, CEO of Tourism NI, Sarah Travers, Lawrence McBride and Kevin Hickey. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 5 Best NI Tours & Trails Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with John McGrillen, CEO of Tourism NI, presenting Far & Wild the award for Best NI Tours & Trails for Cycle Sperrins. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured is Lawrence McBride. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Jill McLernon, Riki Neill, Jolene Kelly and Natalie Brown pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 4 Best Food Story Sarah Travers, host at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with John Hood from Invest NI presenting Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Council the award for Best Food Story with the Armagh Food Heartland Forums. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Sarah Travers, Brian Irwin, Roger Wilson, John Hood from Invest NI, Simon Dougan and Colin McCusker. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Uel Mackin, Natalie Brown, Brian Bloomfield, Mayor of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council and Riki Neill pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Lee Gibson and Richard Connor pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
§Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 3 Growing for the Future Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Paddy Doody from SPAR NI, presenting representatives from the North West Regional College with the Growing for the Future award for the Foodovation Centre. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Sarah Travers, Brian McDermott, Paddy Doody from SPAR NI, Leo Murphy and Dr Fergal Tuffy. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Tracey Hamilton, Mash Direct pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
¤Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 3 Growing for the Future Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Paddy Doody from SPAR NI, presenting representatives from the North West Regional College with the Growing for the Future award for the Foodovation Centre. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Sarah Travers, Brian McDermott, Paddy Doody from SPAR NI, Leo Murphy and Dr Fergal Tuffy. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 2 Food Innovation Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Michele Shirlow from Food NI, presenting Mash Direct with the award for Food Innovation for their Crispy Vegetable Bakes. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Sarah Travers, Tracey Hamilton, Michele Shirlow from Food NI, Tim Acheson and Clare Forster. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Sarah Little and Jackie Reid pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Jennifer O'Donnell and Louise Millsopp pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Lee Jolliffe, John Hood and Grainne McGarvey pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Sharon Machala and Jackie Reid pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Tracey Hamilton, Tim Acheson and Clare Forster pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Phil Ervine and Caroline Wilson pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Graeme Millar, Anne-Marie Clarke and Jarlath Watson pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Colin Prentice and Sharon Machala pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Wendy Gallagher, Ald. Maura Hickey, George Nelson and Richard Connor pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 1 Best NI Food Event or Festival Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Noel Lavery, Permenant Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs presenting Derry City & Strabane District Council with the award for Best NI Food Event & Festival for the Legenderry Food Festival. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Noel Lavery, Permenant Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Ald. Hilary McClintock, Mayor Derry City and Strabane District Council and Mary Blake, Tourism Manager Derry City and Strabane District Council. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Award 1 Best NI Food Event or Festival Sarah Travers, host of the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards is pictured with Noel Lavery, Permenant Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs presenting Derry City & Strabane District Council with the award for Best NI Food Event & Festival for the Legenderry Food Festival. The inaugural awards celebrated the collaborative efforts of all from the food, drink and hospitality industry during the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, with an gala awards evening at the Culloden Hotel. Pictured left to right: Sarah Travers, Noel Lavery, Permenant Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Ald. Hilary McClintock, Mayor Derry City and Strabane District Council and Mary Blake, Tourism Manager Derry City and Strabane District Council. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Lynn Savage and Lucy Cairns pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Mollie Cunningham, Chloe McCullough and Kelly Millar pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Lynn Savage and Lucy Cairns pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Mollie Cunningham, Chloe McCullough and Kelly Millar pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Simon Dougan, Joris Minne, Gail Walker and John Best pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Michelle Shirlow, Charles Campion, Georgina Campbell, Sarah Travers and Sharon Machala pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Gail Walker, Editor of the Belfast Telegraph and John Best pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Simon Dougan, Joris Minne, Gail Walker and John Best pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Stephen Daye, Councillor Audrey Wales, Ald. John Carson, Mayor of Mid & East Antrim, Philip Thompson and Alison Diver pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Kathleen McCaul and Patrick McKeown pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Danny Millar, Sarah Travers and Paula McIntyre pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Mark Baxter, Roger Wilson, Sarah Travers and Darren Causby pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Julienne Elliott and Joanne McLaughlin pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. John Hood, Paul Brown and Nigel Hardy pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Sarah Travers, Susie Brown, Naomi Waite and Carolyn Boyd pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Shauna McFall and Laura Goodall pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Tanya Cathcart and Louise Curry pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Julienne Elliott and Joanne McLaughlin pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Sarah Travers and Susie Brown, Tourism NI pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Caroline Redmond and Stephen McMurray pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Caroline Redmond and Stephen McMurray pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Terence Brannigan, Chairman of Tourism NI, Ald. Hilary McClintock, Mayor Derry City and Strabane District Council and Mary Blake, Tourism Manager Derry City and Strabane District Council, pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Ald. Hilary McClintock, Mayor Derry City and Strabane District Council and Mary Blake, Tourism Manager Derry City and Strabane District Council pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Mary Blake, Tourism Manager Derry City and Strabane District Council and Ald. Hilary McClintock, Mayor Derry City and Strabane District Council pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Richard McClean, Managing Director of Belfast Telegraph, Mary Blake, Tourism Manager Derry City and Strabane District Council, Ald. Hilary McClintock, Mayor Derry City and Strabane District Council and Terence Brannigan, Chairman of Tourism NI pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd February 2017 - NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Mary Blake, Tourism Manager Derry City and Strabane District Council, Terence Brannigan, Chairman of Tourism NI and Ald. Hilary McClintock, Mayor Derry City and Strabane District Council pictured at the NI Year of Food & Drink Awards at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Around 300 representatives from the tourism and food industries attended the glittering Tourism NI's Year of Food and Drink Awards in association with the Belfast Telegraph, hosted by broadcaster Sarah Travers at the Culloden Hotel outside Belfast.

>> Read the Belfast Telegraph's full supplement here<<

The winners are:

 

Best Food Story sponsored by Invest NI

Food Heartland Forums, Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council

 

Best NI Food Event or Festival sponsored by the Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Legenderry Food Festival, Derry City & Strabane District Council

 

Best NI Local Market sponsored by Belfast Telegraph

Comber Farmers' Market, Comber Regeneration Community Partnership

 

Food Innovation sponsored by Food NI

Crispy Vegetable Bakes, Mash Direct

 

Growing for the Future sponsored by SPAR NI

Foodovation Centre, North West Regional College

 

Roots to Market sponsored by Sodexo

Food Heartland Initiative, Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council

 

Best NI Tours & Trails sponsored by Tourism NI

Cycle Sperrins, Far & Wild

 

Best Marketing Achievement sponsored by Moy Park & Food NI

Eel-Eat, Lough Neagh Partnership

 

Destination Delicious

Derry-Londonderry & the North West

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