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Andrew Armitage and Dean Duffield collect an award for A Digital at the 2019 Northern eCommerce Awards

A Digital Win at the Northern eCommerce Awards!

A Digital were finalists in the 2019 Northern eCommerce Awards having entered our recent work with The Hawkshead Relish Company for the Best Food and Drink eCommerce Website.

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This was the first award entry we've submitted, which makes winning the category particularly special, especially when pitted against a well known and much bigger agency not too far away from us!

The awards presentation ceremony took place at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on 23rd October and was hosted by media and TV personality Gavin Ramjaun. The award itself was announced and presented by judging panelist Chloe Gordon, who is the UK eCommerce Business Manager for Kellogg's.

Winning the award is amazing recognition for our team, and a great endorsement of our work by an esteemed panel of judges from across the sector. The project involved upgrading the website and online shop to a new platform and went live in June 2019, replacing the existing Hawkshead Relish website which was in need of modernisation following their recent rebrand.

The new interactive online shop helps to give a sense of the flavours and textures of each product by using animated images of ingredients, ensuring that people visiting site have a great experience before they’ve even tasted the products! There are also filtering options which allow shoppers to narrow down searches based on dietary requirements and plenty of space for Hawkshead Relish to showcase their own growing number of awards!

The judges thought A Digital's work on the Hawkshead Relish website was a great example of a successful re-design and re-launch. The judges were especially impressed with the clear focus on usability and delivery.

Northern eCommerce Awards Judges Summary

We'd like to thank the Hawkshead Relish Company for choosing to work with us and supporting the award entry. You can view the website here (while you're there, we recommended you try some of their amazing products - many of which are award winners in their own right!)

It’s vital as an agency that we put just as much focus on what happens behind the site as we do with what happens for customers and we’re over the moon that this has been recognised at such a coveted ceremony. It's been a privilege to work with Hawkshead Relish and the team here at A Digital are incredibly proud of the project. Taking home this fantastic award is just the icing on the cake.

Andrew Armitage, Founder, A Digital
Northern eCommerce Awards Host Gavin Ramjaun

Media and TV personality Gavin Ramjaun hosted the evening.

A Digital were finalists in the best food and drink ecommerce website category

The shortlist was read out moments before the winner was announced.

If you'd like to explore a project that could become an award winner, then please have a look around our site to explore our process, and see some of the other projects we've been working on.

Andrew profile

Andrew is the founder of A Digital and wants and believes that technology needs to be an enabler, making a positive impact on the way people live and work.