The 2017 Yorkshire Life Food and Drink Awards - meet our suppliers

PUBLISHED: 00:00 21 July 2017

Supplied ensure we eat and drink well at our celebration lunch

Supplied ensure we eat and drink well at our celebration lunch


Meet some of the finest food suppliers that serve restaurants and hotels around Yorkshire and who will make sure we eat and drink well at our celebration lunch.

Sykes House Farm

Sykes House Farm was founded in the late 1960s by Martin Smith and his father. Back then, they were livestock farmers, predominantly as pig breeders, but with a couple of hundred Hereford grazing cattle too. Today, the farm has gradually established itself as one of the best known catering butchers in Yorkshire.

With their expert advice, Sykes House Farm offers all the support you need in addition to supplying meat boned and trimmed to exact specifications. They can also suggest different breeds and specialist cuts, helping you keep a menu one step ahead, as well as managing costs.

01937 582549 or the farms shop 01937 545249

Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines

If you are looking for specialist advice on how quality wine can generate additional profit for your business then Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines are the perfect partner. They specialise in supplying exceptional wines to restaurants, hotels and bars, from Michelin-star restaurants and boutique hotels to local gastro pubs. They pride themselves on delivering outstanding wines and service, with a portfolio of more than 1,000 wines ranging from the classic wine growing regions to some of the more exciting, emerging areas.

Gary Smulders 07962367774

Taylor Foods

Taylor Foods was established in 1989, supplying fresh and frozen seafood directly to professional kitchens in the North East. In a prime position on the North Shields fishing quay sits Taylor Seafoods, the fishmonger retail shop for Taylor Foods. Both the depot and the shop buy from the local North Shields fish market each morning to ensure the best of the catch for a full counter of fresh fish and seafood for consumers and chefs alike. Passionate about quality fish, Taylor Foods constantly strive to improve, and be the premier fresh fish supplier for the North East and surrounding areas.

0191 2582957

Hills Fine Foods

Hills Fine Foods is a small family business owned by Adrian Hill and his wife Pam. Their aim is to become the premier wholesale dual temperature (chill/frozen) distribution supplier of all types of fine foods and delicious ice creams and sorbets to quality caterers, retailers and restaurants across the North West and Yorkshire.

Their ice cream and sorbets are made on their own premises and the company is proud to promote local produce. The ice cream is made using a single herd milk and cream from a farm within a mile of them.

01772 780333

For further information about Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2017 celebration lunch at Rudding Park on Monday, September 25th visit or email Kate Wilson at or Lucy Matthews at

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