The names of Oliver James and Proper Pies are synonymous with outstanding product innovation and quality which has resulted in them winning a huge amount of recognition throughout the food industry, Detailed on this page are some of the awards they have won!

BFFF Annual Awards 2017 Bronze Award, Best New Main Meal

We are very proud to have won a Bronze Award at the 2018 BFFF ceremony in the Best New Main Meal category!
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Mitchells & Butlers "Excellence in Innovation Award 2018

We were extremely proud to be announced as the “Excellence In Innovation” winners at 2018 Mitchells & Butlers awards ceremony.

The awards aim to recognise outstanding performance, and excellence across the Mitchells and Butlers’ supplier network.

The Excellence in Innovation category is awarded to the supplier that has demonstrated real innovation, creativity and flare when developing products for M&B, and represents our continued commitment to working closely with our customers.

Mitchells & Butler Innovation Award
British Pie Awards 2018

Proper Pies scoop more awards at the 2018 British Pie Awards!!  Mushroom, Spinach & Truffle Oil Pie and Steak & Stilton Fondue Pie with Beef Dripping Gravy both win Gold awards while Chicken, Ham & Cheddar Pie, Chicken, Pancetta & Chardonnay Pie and Steak & Mushroom Duxelle Pie all win silver awards.

BFFF Awards 2017


Early June saw us pick up BFFF awards for three delicious pies. 

The awards are organised by the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF), and presented at the trade association’s annual gala dinner dance held at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane. 

These long-standing awards are now in their thirtieth year and are recognised throughout the frozen industry as a prestigious accomplishment.

Nominated products are judged by representatives of the highly regarded Craft Guild of Chefs, who are experts in their field, and come from across all areas of the foodservice & hospitality sectors.  

All the dishes are bespoke creations, where we have worked in close partnership with customers to develop innovative, delicious menu creations to offer to their diners.

You can view our BFFF 2017 awards certificates here

BFF Awards
Our award-winning products are:

Silver - " ‘Best New Main Course / Meal Centre product’ awarded to our Chicken, Leek & Crème Fraiche Pie with a Ham Ciabatta Crumb. This delicious pie is on Mitchell & Butlers Premium Country Pubs menu. 

Bronze - " ‘Best New Multi Portion Product’ awarded to our Minced Beef & Onion Pie which appears on menus of two Mitchells & Butlers Sizzling Pubs & Oaktree Pubs. 

Bronze - " ‘Best New Meat Free / Vegetarian Product’ awarded to our Cheshire Cheese & Bramley Apple Tart which appears on Whitbread’s Table Table menu.

Asda Cafes'  Foodservice Quality Food Awards 2017


Asda Cafes have recently announced that the Meal Solutions Winner in their Foodservice Quality Food Awards 2017 is Proper Pies' Individual Steak & Ale Pie.
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