BECKETTS Farm has won a prestigious award at the Midlands Food, Drink & Hospitality Awards - for the second year in a row.

The Wythall-based family business was announced winners of the People’s Choice award at the ceremony, held recently at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground.

The awards celebrate the best talent that the food, drink and hospitality industry has to offer in the Midlands region.

The People’s Choice category was the only award out of all 33 categories to come down to public vote alone, with no input from the judges.

Simon Beckett, managing director at Becketts Farm, said: “We are overjoyed to have won this fantastic award for the second year in a row.

"People are what make this business possible, be that our family, staff members or our valued customers.

He added: "That it was down to a public vote alone is a fantastic testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff in making sure that our customer’s always leave with a smile.”

Becketts Farm, a farming business based in Wythall, comprises a farm shop, restaurant, cookery school and conference facilities.