Hunters of Helmsley crowned Best Independent Retailer in the North

Hunters of Helmsley is celebrating after being crowned the best independent retailer in the North.

Saturday, 26th October 2019, 3:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 29th October 2019, 12:31 pm
Hunters of Helmsley was awarded the title following a public vote run by the Great British Food Awards 2019.

The much-loved deli has been awarded the title following a public vote run by the Great British Food Awards 2019.

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Hunters beat off competition from hundreds of other delis before claiming the top spot.

More than 14,000 votes were cast in a number of reader-voted categories, whilst celebrity food lovers including the Hairy Bikers, Raymond Blanc and John Torode judged others.

Christine Garnett, who owns Hunters with husband Chris, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have won this prestigious title. Thank you to everyone who voted for us, it means such a lot.”