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Remarkable Driffield poultry business shortlisted for tourism award


Remarkable Driffield poultry business shortlisted for tourism award

The team at a Middleton on the Wolds poultry business are celebrating after reaching the finals of the prestigious Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards (REYTAs).

Soanes Poultry has reached the shortlist in the Remarkable Taste of East Yorkshire category of the tenth annual awards that celebrate Hull and East Yorkshire's tourism and associated industries.

Run by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire, the REYTAS recognise the best and brightest in the area's tourism related businesses and acknowledge the contribution they make to the area's visitor economy.

Soanes Poultry is one of six finalists in the category that also includes customers Vanessa Delicatessen & Caféand Drewton's. The category is sponsored by the East Yorkshire Local Food Network and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Bonus Arena on Thursday, 14thMarch.

Of the shortlist, Soanes Poultry's General Manager, Nigel Upson said: "It's a huge honour to be shortlisted in the REYTAS! Congratulations to all of our hard working team and fingers crossed for the final!"

Soanes Poultry is a family owned business that has been rearing and preparing chicken for 72 years. It supplies butchers and independent retailers in Yorkshire and wholesalers nationwide.




Photo:Soanes Poultry's General Manager, Nigel Upson Nigel Upson


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Notes to editors

1.      For more information aboutSoanes Poultry, please

2.      For more information about the REYTAS, please visit

3.      Keep up to date withSoanes Poultry's news onFacebook,Twitterand the business bloghere.

4.      Soanes Poultry supplies its chicken to butchers and independent retailers in Yorkshire and to wholesalers nationwide.

5.      Soanes Poultry is accredited under the BritishRetail Consortium Food Safety Standard A Grade and the Red Tractor Farm Assurance Standard.