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Charity Pork Pie Competition Results 2013
1st Mellor’s Of Newark
2nd Hinchliffe’s Farm Shop, Netherton, Huddersfield
3rd Bolster Moor Farm Shop, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield
4th Robinson’s Farm Shop, Northowram, Halifax
1st Broster’s Farm Shop, Lindley, Hudds
2nd Robinson’s Farm Shop, Northowram, Halifax
3rd Paul’s Family Butchers, Moor Bottom, Honley, Huddersfield
A fantastic turn out this year, thanks to the lovely sunny weather!
Prizes awarded by Hannah Cockroft, our fantastic Celebrity Guest Judge and double Paralympic Gold medallist – who’ll need to train very hard this week!
All proceeds to Hannah’s chosen charity, the Forget-me-not Childrens’ Hospice, Huddersfield.
Pie Club History
The pies have It. . . . Hinchliffe's butchers (from left) Andrew Whitwam,
Stephen Hirst and Sinon Haigh celebrate their win.
Huddersfield has once again been proved a top town for pork pie eaters.
Hinchllife's farm shop, at Netherton, seized first prize in the prestigous
Pork Pie Appreciation Society annual competition at the Old Bridge Inn,
Ripponden. Fifteen judges analysed "growlers" submitted by 34 West
Yorkshire butchers and the wares of one entrant from Bolton.
An Ilkley entrant was second and Parfitt's Bakery, at Ruth Street,
Newsome, came third. A Halifax butcher was fourth.
of Netherton Moor Road,
was a newcomer to the competition among many veterans. It Is the latest in
a long line of Huddersfield butchers, bakers and pie-makers to scoop
Simon Haigh, a partner in the business, said bakery manager Mr Stephen
Hirst was to thank for the 55p champion pies.
He said: "We've been making pies for less than a year and we're very much
the new boys on the block.
"We entered our first competition in
Bradford last autumn and we came second. This is our first
big win and the cup is in pride of place in the shop."
Mr Haigh added: "We can only put our victory down to good quality
ingredients, some unique seasoning and tender loving care."
The event raised more than £600 for the Halifax Macmillan Appeal.
Sausages and cornish pasties from the
Huddersfield area have also trounced opposition in past