Black and white portraiture from the 2019 British Pie Awards.
Featuring a selection of the entrants, judges and team who help make the awards happen.
Almost 900 pies from all over the UK were judged at a grand ceremony held at St Mary’s Church in Melton Mowbray during British Pie Week (4th-10th March).
The awards have been running since 2009 and boast 23 classes, ranging from the ubiquitous Melton Mowbray Pork Pie to the newest addition 'Vegan Pie’, the second most popular category at this years awards.
Only open to commercial producers, the rules of entry are very particular with several entrants pies being disqualified in the run up to judging.
Over 125 judges came from all over the country and represent a diverse range of backgrounds featuring industry experts, head chefs, food bloggers and journalists.
The supreme champion was a vegan pie by Jon Thorner Ltd of Shepton Mallet, Somerset.