2015 winners in bold, shortlisted finalists underneath:

Farmers’ Market

Penshurst

Tonbridge

Knockholt

Farm Shop

MB Farms, Stockbury

Fullers Farm Shop, Eridge

Kelseys Farm Shop, Sidcup

Newcomer, sponsored by Clive Emson Land Property Auctioneers

The Yard, Faversham

Cookery Studio Kent, Badlesmere

Paramour Pie Club, Ash

Food Producer, sponsored by Perrys Chartered Accountants

Curiously Kentish, Birchington

Simply Ice Cream, Bonnington

Solleys Ice Cream, Ripple

Drink Producer, sponsored by Motorline Maserati

Chapel Down, Tenterden

Anno Distillers, Marden

Wise Owl Cider, High Halden

Independent Food and Drink Retailer, sponsored by Illuminate Skin Clinics

The Cheese Box, Whitstable

Margate Smokehouse

Steve the Fish

Tea shop, sponsored by Cookery Studio Kent

Tiny Tim’s Tearoom, Canterbury

Bessie’s Tea Parlour, Broadstairs

Creek Creative, Faversham

Customer Service, sponsored by Fenwick Canterbury

Longfield Village Butchers

Three Tuns, Lower Halstow

The Village Shop and Post Office, Challock

Pub of the Year, sponsored by Eastwell Manor

The Compasses Inn, Crundale

Oyster Pearl, Seasalter

The Milk House, Sissinghurst

Chef of the Year, sponsored by The Canterbury Auction Galleries

Dev Biswal, The Ambrette

Jeff Kipp, Saltwood on the Green

Michael Fowler, Wallett’s Court

Restaurant of the Year, sponsored by Britelite Windows

Chapter One, Locksbottom

The Marquis at Alkham

The Corner House, Minster

The Kent Life Food and Drink Hero of the Year

Bob Taylor, Vice-Chairman of the Kent Farmers’ Market Association and manager of Shipbourne Farmers’ Market