Northumbrian Fine Foods (NFF) has won a coveted North East Business Award 2018 for the Tyneside & Northumberland region in recognition of the innovation and development work that has led to the creation of their diverse range of delicious gluten free biscuits and cookies.

The Gateshead company will now go forward to the grand final covering the whole of North East of England region, which takes place on 26 April.

The company won the regional award in the Innovation category, with the judging panel impressed by the investment, research and innovation that has led in recent times to the development of more than 125 gluten free biscuit products for national retailers and NFF’s own Prewett’s range.

David Wood, business improvement director for NFF, said: “We are delighted to have won this award, which is testimony to the incredible teamwork and dedication of all the staff at Northumbrian Fine Foods in producing such a great range of gluten free biscuits and cookies.”