The full list of winners at the recent Sammies Awards, organised by The British Sandwich Association.

The New Sandwich of the Year Award

Standard Category: Virgin Trains’ poached salmon with lemon mayonnaise

Premium Category: Waitrose – Good to Go Goat’s cheese lavash with preserved lemon dressing
Promotional Category: Marks & Spencer’s Christmas lobster roll

(Highly commended: Pret’s beef wellington)
Innovative Category: Greenhalgh’s beef, rocket, dill & horseradish mayonnaise pretzel croissant

(Highly commended: My Bombay Kitchen’s roomali chicken tikka roti wrap)
Hot Category: Eat’s firecracker chicken sourdough

(highly commended: Street Eat’s Ikea Swedish vegiballs with spinach, red onion & Keralan sauce on panini bread )

The Specialist Sandwich Bar Chain of the Year Award: Eat

The Sandwich Multiple Retailer of the Year Award: Waitrose

The Independent Sandwich Bar of the Year Award
Platinum Award: Max’s Sandwich Bar, Crouch Hill, London

Gold Awards:

Francomb’s, Anthony’s Way, Rochester

Chandos Deli, Roman Walk, Exeter

Liveseys Sandwich Shop, Chestergate, Macclesfield

Cheshire Sandwich Shop, Godstall Lane, Chester

Monty’s, Colmore Gate, Bull Street, Birmingham

Potbelly, Westfield Shopping Centre, London

The Sandwich Convenience Retailer of the Year Award: The Co-operative

The En-Route Sandwich Retailer of the Year Award: W H Smith

The Bakery Sandwich Shop of the Year Award

Independent Platinum Award: Loaf, Ridgeway Road, Farnham

Gold Awards:

Kamps, Tottenham Court Road, London

Peyton & Byrne, Lyric Square, London

Chain: Greggs

The Café/Coffee Bar Sandwich Retailer of the Year Award

Chain Award: Costa - Costa Fresco

Independent Platinum Award: Trade, Commercial Street, London –

Gold Awards:

Temptations Café, Clerkenwell Road, London

Chandos Deli, Bath

Curators Café, Margaret Street, London

A Great Little Place, Southport

Caffe Gusto, St Michael’s Hill, Bristol

In-store Chain Development: M&S Café

(Highly commended: Café Pausa, Dunelm Mill)

The Workplace Sandwich Provider of the Year Award: Elior UK, GO’SASA Deli

The BSA Sandwich Manufacturer of the Year Award: (joint winners) On a Roll Sandwich Company and Bradgate Bakery

The New Sandwich Product/Equipment Award:  
Ingredient: Street Eats’ kimchee

(highly commended: Snowbird Foods’ gluten-free lamb kofte

Bread: Pan Artisan’s focaccia romana

Packaging/equipment: Planglow’s LabelLogic Live

(highly commended: Rapid Action Packaging’s BagRappaper and film laminate packaging)

The British Sandwich Industry Award: Andrew Hesketh, head of business development, Greggs

The BSA Technical Excellence Award: Justyna Nowicka and Dawn Evans, 2 Sisters Food Group’s alternative washing method for fresh produce

(highly commended: Dean Slaney, Greencore Food to Go, Manton Wood’s Prawn defrost project)

The Sandwich Marketing Award: Urban Eat’s Summer Range campaign 

(highly commended: Tesco’s Chocolate and Cherry Christmas Sandwich campaign)