Great Taste Awards
2019 - 2-star Award - Hockey’s Farm Rare Breed British Lop Pork Belly
2019 - 2-star Award - Hockey’s Farm Rare Breed British Lop Hand of Pork
2017 - 2-Star Award - Hockey’s Farm Rare Breed British Lop Hand of Pork
2016 - 2-Star Award - Hockey’s Farm Rare Breed British Lop Pork Sausages
2016 - 2-Star Award - Hockey’s Farm Rare Breed British Lop Hand of Pork
Great Taste is organised by the Guild of Fine Food and is the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink. It has been described as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world and the ‘epicurean equivalent of the Booker Prize’. The Great Taste logo is the sign you can trust when buying food and drink in your local, quality retailer. Visit https://greattasteawards.co.uk/ for more information.
Green Tourism Business Scheme
2019 - Green Tourism Gold Award
Green Tourism run an awards certification programme which recognises the commitment of tourism businesses who are actively working to become more sustainable. Any business opting to join will be assessed by a qualified grading advisor against a rigorous set of criteria, covering a range of areas, like energy and water efficiency, waste management, biodiversity and more. After assessment, businesses that meet the required standard will receive a Bronze, Silver, or Gold award based on their level of achievement. Visit https://www.green-tourism.com/pages/home for more information.
The Guild of Fine Food - Shop of the Year Awards
2018 – Finalist
Shop of the Year is an accreditation that recognises and promotes retail excellence. Independent retailers from all over the UK and Ireland compete to win the highly coveted awards which cover the key areas of retail skills, food know-how and operations. Visit https://gff.co.uk/awards/shop-of-the-year/ for more information.
CLA and New Forest National Park Authority Awards
2017 – Best Supporter of Local Produce - Highly Commended
The CLA and New Forest National Park Authority Awards recognise the best of the Forest’s rural businesses, environmental initiatives, organisations and volunteers. The CLA and New Forest National Park Authority joint awards are presented at the New Forest and Hampshire County Show. Visit https://www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/news/awards-recognise-the-best-of-the-new-forest-3/ for more information
Best Small Shops Competition
2018 – Commended
The Best Small Shops Competition celebrates the commitment and creativity of entrepreneurial independent retailers on the UK’s high streets and the central role they play in building local communities. The retail landscape is ever evolving and this gives independent retailers the opportunity to enter the marketplace and offer their customers specialist knowledge, products and customer service. The competition is a chance to celebrate this unique industry and to show consumers what makes small shops so special. Visit https://www.indieretail.uk/best-small-shops/ for more information.
The Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie Competition
2017 – Silver Award – Hockey’s Rare Breed British Lop Pork, Apple & New Forest Cider Sausages
2017 – Silver Award – Hockey’s Rare Breed British Lop Pork Sausages
Organised by Hampshire Fare to celebrate quality ingredients and products and those involved in making them. The competition is open to all Hampshire butchers and producers and it is an opportunity for them to showcase their products and business. The entries are judged against strict criteria including texture and flavour by a panel of experts. Visit https://www.hampshirefare.co.uk/ for more information.
Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards
2015 – Highly Commended – Best Farm Shop
Hampshire Life Food & Drink awards celebrate the great and the good of the county’s food, drink and hospitality industry. Hampshire is renowned for its top-notch produce and the passion of the people who work in the industry, the awards champion this success by celebrating heroes nominated and voted for by the public. Visit https://foodawards.hampshire-life.co.uk/ for more information.
The CPRE Awards
2015 – Winner – Rural Enterprise Category
Campaign to Protect Rural England work to protect, promote and enhance out towns and countryside to make them better places to live, work and enjoy and to ensure that the countryside is protected. The Rural Enterprise Category is awarded to businesses which enhance the rural environment and economy. Visit https://www.cpre.org.uk/awards/cpre-awards for more information.