Great British Food Awards 2021

GWENYNFA PENYBRYN APIARY The Edwards family has been keeping bees since the 1930s, and are at the forefront of producing honey. Carys started taking interest in beekeeping at the age of 12 and was competing against her uncle at the age of 16 with her honey in events such as the Royal Welsh Show, Highland Show and Great North Yorkshire. She became very successful and started competing in honey products classes, producing honey jams. Her honeymarmalades, jams, marmalades and honey are produced in a facility with BRC accreditation to an award-winning recipe, and are sold under the Gwenynfa Pen y Bryn Apiary brand. GRIFFIN SPIRIT COMPANY Griffin Spirit Company produces vodka, gin and rumusing traditional DES copper pot stills in its artisan distillery at theOld Army Camp in Somerset. AlfordCamp, as it was then known, was an important ammunition facility during WWII, but is now home to British spirit of a different kind. Griffin Spirit – which has been going fromstrength to strength – headed up by female distiller and founder Antonia Griffin, whoworked tirelessly to create a recipe to be proud of and also designed the beautiful bottle labels. Fresh limes, mint, kaffir lime leaves and chamomile are just a fewof the 18 botanicals that make this luxury London dry gin so unique. A true British labour of love. 15