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Each and every year we work with around 350 food and drink producers, and over 400 hospitality and retail businesses in the South West of England, as part of the Taste of the West Product, Hospitality & Retail Awards.

Sponsorship puts you and your business at the forefront of your category, ensuring that you are recognised for supporting the South West's thriving food and drink industry. Sponsorship opportunities are now available for 2020 and we can tailor a package to suit you. To find out more please contact Caroline on 01404 822012.

Meet the companies who have sponsored our awards programme in 2019, helping us to support the West Country's food and drink industry.


Old Mill are Title Sponsors of the Taste of the West Awards 2019




The South West is at the forefront of the UK’s thriving food & drink sector with many regional success stories from local, artisan producers to world-renowned, export-led businesses making real headway in global markets. Old Mill has developed an in-depth sector specialism with clients across the West Country’s entire food & drink supply chain. We understand the challenges and issues facing business owners and can advise on a range of matters. 

Contact Old Mill today for specialist food & drink advice in the heart of the South West.

*Members of Taste of the West you are eligible to receive 10% discount on your first year accountancy and tax fees from Old Mill*


Black and White Asset Finance Ltd are Sponsors of the Supreme Champion Product Award 2019



Black and White Asset Finance pride themselves in obtaining clear, concise and efficient finance for capital projects. They work hard to understand your business and build a long-term relationship with you. They like a challenge and are accomplished at getting funding in place for more difficult to explain assets. They fill the gap if the bank drags their heels, doesn't understand the project or simply says no...

Contact Tim at Black and White Asset Finance Ltd today.


Porter Dodson LLP are Sponsors of the South West Producer of the Year Award 2019




From start-up businesses to multi-national corporations, artisan producers to the best chefs in the country, the South West has always been one of the most celebrated places in the country for the source of excellent food and drink. The specialist knowledge Porter Dodson LLP have of the food and drink sector means that they can help your business from start-up to succession planning for the next generation.

Contact Porter Dodson LLP today.


RH Fibreboard Containers Ltd are Sponsors of the new Environmental Sustainability Award 2019



RH Fibreboard Containers Ltd design, manufacture and deliver corrugated packaging throughout the South West. Having complete control of all processes from in-house design to delivery on their own transport, they aim to provide a thoroughly professional service and high quality solutions to fulfil all your packaging needs. Their objectives and reputation are built on three simple principles: fast response to enquiries, absolute commitment to meeting deliveries and value for money total service. Being a family run business, unhampered by bureaucracy and with a quarter of a century of experience in the industry, they have learned the importance of adapting to the needs of individual customers in order to give truly great service. 

Contact Stephen Gabell at RH Fibreboard Containers Ltd today.


Taste of the West Insurance Services are Sponsors of the Fish Category



Taste of the West Insurance Services are one of the leading independent insurance brokers in the UK. Based in Plymouth the firm provides specialist risk management and insurance advice to the food and drink sector. Committed to the South West they have a thorough understanding of the challenges and opportunities for business in the region.

Contact Paul Biden at Taste of the West Insurance Services today.

*Members of Taste of the West are eligible to receive a review of their insurance free of charge.*


Taste of the West Renewables are Sponsors



Taste of the West Renewables (TOTWR) is a new venture brought to you by Taste of the West to partner you along the journey to an energy efficient and greener business. Although a new venture, expertise at TOTWR lies in 40 years’ of green energy experience and giving advice to small producers up to large multi-site chains and everybody in between.

Contact Vanessa Zalma at Taste of the West Renewables today.

*Taste of the West members are eligible for a comprehensive energy audit free of charge.*


Bristol Labels are Sponsors of the Wines, Spirits & Liqueurs and Sauces & Accompaniments Categories



Bristol Labels are a bespoke flexographic and digital label printer using the latest HP Indigo technology. They pride themselves on their customer service and high quality print, and provide free digital proofs and quotes as well as a free tea or coffee with their open door policy.

Contact Ben Stokes at Bristol Labels today.

*Taste of the West members are eligible to recieve 50% off all tooling including plates & cutters (If tooling is needed), as well as 5% off orders over 25,000 labels.*


Agrantec Ltd are Sponsors of the Savoury Bakery Category

As the food industry innovates and experiments, Agrantec believe effective traceability tools help create a solid foundation in future proofing businesses. Partnering in their clients success, Agrantec provide a tool that is inexpensive, simple and powerful in its contribution to your commitment to traceability, good practices and a dynamic industry. 

Contact Adrian Talbot at Agrantec today.


BW Refridgerated Couriers Ltd are Sponsors of the Cheese Category



BW Refrigerated Couriers Ltd provide local, regional, nationwide, next day and same day temperature controlled sample, case and pallet distribution.

Contact Rob Barrow at BWRC today.