Sausage supremos at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire have tasted success again for their award-winning bangers.

Croots has scooped a gold award for its Breakfast Banger in a competition to mark British Sausage Week, which runs from November 5th.

The farm shop near Duffield has won scores of awards for its homemade bangers since opening more than four years ago, including a Great Taste Award – regarded as the Oscars of the fine food industry.

Now it is gearing up for a sausage celebration to mark the annual week dedicated to the British banger – with plans to launch two new sausages.

Themed to tie in with bonfire night, the newly created sausages are the Croots Firecracker – tasty pork laced with chilli – and the Croots Sparkler, made with fig relish.

“We’re really pleased to have won another award for one of our sausages,” said Steve Croot, who runs the farm shop at Farnah House Farm, Wirksworth Road.

“The Breakfast Banger includes sausage, bacon and egg flavours, and was designed to be a celebration of the great British breakfast.”

The Breakfast Banger was awarded gold in the annual contest held to mark British Sausage Week, which is run by the British Sausage Appreciation Society and is now in its 15th year.

Under the slogan of Stand up for British Bangers, comedian and Al Murray’s pub landlord is encouraging the British public to enjoy quality sausages as part of the week, which runs from November 5th to 11th.

Croots Farm Shop will be staging its own celebration from November 6th to 11th with tastings and 10% off its sausages.

Butchers at the farm shop make thousands of sausages every year using Packington Free Range pork and have designed scores of different flavours, which are on sale on a rotating basis in the shop.

“Sausages are a huge favourite with the British public all year round but especially at bonfire night,” said Steve Croot.

“We’re looking forward to once again celebrating the British banger by joining in with British Sausage Week.”

Croots Farm Shop and Kitchen is open Sundays from 10am to 4pm (café until 3.45pm), and from Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm (café until 4.30pm). It is closed on Mondays.

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