The winners of the fourth Heart of England Fine Foods (HEFF) Diamond Awards were unveiled at a gala dinner at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole this Saturday.
http://www.oaklandsfarmeggs.co.uk/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">HEFF ](http://www.heff.co.uk/)is a food group promoting the best of local produce from Staffordshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Birmingham and the Black Country.
[Martins Meats ](http://www.martinsmeats.com/)of Gloucestershire for its 28 Day Aged Longhorhn Fillet Steak, which won the MEAT category .
[Oaklands Eggsof Shropshire scooped the brand new Judges Diamond Award for showing excellence in all three areas covered by the Special Diamond Awards (Grow, Innovate and Excel). These special awards recognise business achievement rather than a single product.
Also new for 2011 was the Midcounties Co-operative Award for New Business, which was presented to the Balti Towerstandoori restaurant in Halesowen.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS
Bakery Very Lovely Mulled Wine Mince Pies - Taste of the Moorlands Ltd
Condiments & Preserves Barbecue Sauce - Kit's Kitchen
Confectionery Sea Salted Caramel - The Chocolate Nest
Dairy Shropshire Blue Cheese - Shropshire Cheese Company
Desserts The Treacle Pudding - The Pudding Club
Drinks Auntie Myrtle's - Mayfields Brewery
Fresh Produce British Parsnips - R & RW Bartlett
Meat 28 Day Aged Longhorn Fillet Steak- Martins Meats
Poultry and Game Smoked Chicken Breast Bings - Heath Smokery
Prepared Foods Beef Bourguignon - The Cotswold Traiteur
SPECIAL DIAMOND AWARD: TASTE 28 Day Aged Longhorn Fillet Steak - Martins Meats
OTHER SPECIAL DIAMOND AWARD WINNERS
GROW - The Pudding Club
INNOVATE - The Cracking Good Food Company
EXCEL - Glennans
SPECIAL JUDGES' AWARD -Oaklands Eggs
MIDCOUNTIES CO-OPERATIVE AWARD FOR NEW BUSINESS - Balti Towers tandoori restaurant