A HUDDERSFIELD district ice cream firm has won three awards for its tasty products.

Yummy Yorkshire, based at Delph House Farm, High Flatts, won third place for its ‘Lou’s Liquorice’ flavour in the ‘dairy ice cream with brown flavours’ category at The Great Yorkshire Show.

The company then followed that up with two Great Taste Awards from the Guild of Fine Food – when its ‘Salted Caramel’ flavour received two Gold Stars and its ‘Beetroot’ flavour was awarded one Gold Star.

It’s a hat-trick for Yummy Yorkshire at the Great Taste Award – after it received three Gold Stars for ‘Lou’s Liquorice’ in 2009 and one gold star for its ‘Blueberry ice Cream’ last year.

This year’s Great Taste Awards saw a total of 7,400 products entered, which were blind tasted by more than 350 independent experts comprising key buyers, retailers, chefs and food writers.

Jeremy Holmes, who founded the Penistone Road firm with wife Louise, said: “The Great Yorkshire Show is England’s premier agricultural show and we knew that competition would be strong in the ice cream categories with entries from ice cream manufacturers all over the North of England.

“To have also won our third Great Taste Award – one of the most trusted benchmarks for fine food and drink – is a major achievement for a small, family run business like ours and serves as recognition of the long and difficult process we went through to perfect our recipes.”