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The Village Deli is a Proud Great Taste Retailer 

The Great Taste awards is the biggest and most trusted accreditation scheme for fine food and drink.

The scheme supports Artisan food producers wanting to supply independent retailers in the UK and overseas.

Each product put forward is judged by an expert panel of chefs, buyers, retailers, restauranteurs, food critics and writers over 65 days at its headquarters in Dorset.

Each product is blind tasted, no branding or packaging is shown so it is judged simply on taste.  Texture, quality of ingredients, aroma and appearance come into to too but overall they look for truly great taste.

Did you know that in 2018, producers entered 12,634 products with only 192 achieving the highest rating of 3 stars.  1207 foods achieved 2 stars and 3,254 were awarded 1 star.

That means that only 37% of all entries were awarded...that's how tough it is.

Here at the Village Deli we are very pleased to support the Great Taste scheme and stock many award winning producers on our shelves.

So we think its safe to say we have Great Taste!!

Next time you are in store, look out for the Great Taste Logo.  It's a guarantee that the producer has been rigorously and independently judged.  It's not about marketing, branding or even fancy's simply about Great Taste.

To learn more, please visit the Great Taste, Guild of Fine Foods Website here

Great Taste 2018 Judges

Some of our Great Taste Award Winners...

Bresaola - Sussex Gourmand


Charlie's Trout

Edgcumbes Coffee

Gransteads Ginger

Southdowns Butter

Horsham Gingerbread

Mud Pies

Munchy Seeds

O'er The Moon

Ouse Valley

Peter's Yard

Ringden Farm

Sauerkraut - Arnold's Condiments

Pop in and discover more....

Guild of Fine Foods