Following a comprehensive judging process and nearly 5,500 consumer votes, Bakers and Larners of Holt Food Hall are proud regional and national winners of the Farm Shop and Deli Award for the Food Hall of the Year.  The award was presented to Michael Baker, Managing Director and Richard Lodge, Food Hall Manager at the Farm Shop & Deli Show held at the NEC in Birmingham at the beginning of April. 

A team of over 20 leading experts judged the award entries before coming together last November to deliberate and shortlist the contenders.  During January and February secret visits across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales took place before the winners, and overall Retailer of the Year, were decided.

The award presentation follows the opening of Bakers & Larners new Food Hall look Food Hall — a refit valued at over £1/4 million, incorporating a new bakery and patisserie, and a refreshed design throughout.