British Pie Awards take place in Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray contributes significantly to Leicestershire's economy Credit: Jonathan McGrady

The food minister, George Eustice has been visiting Leicestershire to promote rural food businesses.

He also visited the British Pie Awards which are taking place today in Melton Mowbray.

Judging takes place Credit: Jonathan McGrady
Hundreds of pies were under scrutiny today Credit: Jonathan McGrady