Middleton Foods has announced the finalists for its inaugural Peter Hill Award, launched this summer in memory of the company’s late CEO, Peter Hill.
The six businesses in the running are:
Angell’s Fisheries, Newark
Anstruther Fish Bar, Anstruther
Harrison’s Fish & Chip Co., Oxford
Jojo’s Van, Stafford
Oliver’s Chippy, Preston
Toll Bar Fish & Chips, Stoney Middleton
The award has been launched as a way for Middleton Foods to keep their great friend Peter’s memory alive and is said to reflect Peter’s passion for his beloved fish and chip industry.
Announcing the finalists, Ryan Baker, sales manager, Middleton Foods, says: “All of us at Middleton Foods are absolutely delighted with how well The Peter Hill Award has been received and supported by the industry, and I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has been involved with the award – from the judges to those who took the time to enter! We received a tremendous number of entries and so I’m thrilled to announce the six finalists.”
The winner and runners-up will be announced on Thursday 9th November 2023. The winner will receive a money-can’t-buy set of prizes worth over £10,000 which includes £1,000 worth of Middleton Foods stock; design of their own, ‘own label’ bespoke batter mix; two places at the KFE School of Frying Excellence; two places on the NFFF Fish Frying course; 1-1 ForkedUp training with Calum Richardson; two tickets to the National Fish & Chip Awards 2024 (with hotel accommodation and travel expenses); a years’ support from Middleton Foods very own Batter Boys and additional support for National Fish and Chip Day 2024. Each of the runners-up will win £100 worth of Middleton Foods stock.