Long Man Brewery at Litlington has been named Sussex Drink Producer of the Year at the Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2021.

Tom O’Neill from Long Man Brewery, said: “Winning this award is wonderful and a really tangible reward for the whole team to be proud of, after their hard work and commitment to steer the business through 2020. It is also a valued springboard for success in 2021.”

Its online post today says: “We’re thrilled to have been named Sussex Drink Producer of the Year in the Sussex Food and Drink Awards!

This award is naturally a huge honour, but even more so since it’s voted for by the good people of Sussex.

Congratulations to the entire Long Man team, and to our fellow grand finalists, who play an equally vital part in making the county one of the UK’s finest…”

Bolney Wine Estate, Bolney, West Sussex; and Ridgeview Wine Estate, Ditchling Common, East Sussex were the grand finalists.