Village orchard in Flore in the hunt for food awards

The Village Orchard, run by Jonathan Chaplin, has been nominated in three categories for the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards.''Pictured: Jonathan Chaplin.
The Village Orchard, run by Jonathan Chaplin, has been nominated in three categories for the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards.''Pictured: Jonathan Chaplin.

A FIRM in Flore has been nominated for three awards in this year’s Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards.

The Village Orchard in the High Street will be finalists in the new local product, new local drink and artisan local product/drink.

It is the first of the finalists announced in the Food and Drink Awards and the man who runs the orchard is delighted by the news.

For more on this story, including reaction from owner Jonathan Chaplin, see this week’s Daventry Express.