BBC Good Food Show Best Indie Food Shop

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Billingtons of Lenzie bbc good food showGlasgow’s Best Independent Food Shop shortlist

The BBC Good Food Show Scotland team in conjunction with BBC Good Food Magazine have released their shortlist for best independent food shop.

Is your fave here?

Shortlisted are:

• Demijohn
• Eusebi deli
• George Mewes Cheese
• Kimbles
• Piece
• Quality Vitamins & Herbs
• Roots Fruits and Flowers
• Tantrum Doughnuts
• Locavore
• Billingtons Of Lenzie

The winner will receive a free stand at the Show to showcase their shop to thousands of food loving visitors.

BBC Good Food Senior Food Editor and Judge, Barney Desmazery, says: “Glasgow is a fantastic city with an amazing food scene and incredible local produce – I can’t wait to find this year’s winner!”

The shortlisted independent food shops will be visited by judges who will be looking at the following:
– Range of international and local produce
– Quality and value of produce
– Product knowledge and enthusiasm
– Customer service
– Services, facilities and community involvement




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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