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Leicester Bakery Wins Silver Award at National Free From Food Awards

Leicester Bakery Wins Silver Award at National Free From Food Awards

On Thursday 27th May Blackfriars Bakery of South Wigston Leicester was awarded Silver in the ‘Snack Bars’ category at the national FreeFromAwards for it’sCocoa, Cranberry & Orange Porridge Oat Bar, which is Gluten and Dairy Free.


The FreeFrom Food Awards are the UK’s only award for freefrom food and drink which recognises the very best in freefrom products whichcan be Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Sugar Free, GM Free.

Food and drinks that win the awards are seen as benchmarks in the business; small producers and supermarkets compete on a level playing field for one of the coveted awards.

This year the national awards welcomed more than 600 entries and over the course of 4 weeks, a dedicated team of judges, from manufacturers, product developers and chefs to nutritionists, coeliacs and allergy reactors, scrutinised, tasted and discussed each and every entry.

Tamara Madylus-Truman - Marketing Manager at Blackfriars said

“We are delighted to have been awarded Silverfor our innovative Cocoa, Cranberry & Orange porridge oat bar,and be recognised at a national level by respected independent judges.”

Mike Madylus – Managing Director said

“This recognition means a lot to us and is testament to our on-goingcommitment to consumer demands for reduced added sugar, dairy and  gluten free in the products we sell”.

The FreeFrom Food Awards is an annual event, however in 2021 the ceremony took place virtually due to Covid restrictions.

You can shop the full product range online at for delivery direct to your door.


Blackfriars Bakery is a Leicester based independent family-owned bakery manufacturer specialising in delicious long shelf life, ambient, individually wrapped snackfoods since 1988.

In addition to the company’s product portfolio that includes flapjacks, muffins, cake slices, cookies, and protein snacks, Blackfriars also manufactures for some of the countries most well known snack food brands.

All of our products are proudly manufactured to the highest quality standards at our BRC accredited bakery in Leicestershire, in the UK.]

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