Ashby and Measham figure in top 10 Leicestershire towns which are best for food hygiene

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10th Jun 2024 | Local News

Market Street in Ashby. Photo: Ashby Nub News
Market Street in Ashby. Photo: Ashby Nub News

By Tess Rushin

Ashby and Measham are in the top 10 areas across Leicestershire which have been rated as being the best for food hygiene.

The figures were collated using the UK Food Standards Agency's open data, where the search results were filtered to include hygiene ratings of five and one. The total number of search results for each hygiene rating category was recorded.

The report ranks the areas in the county, based on their five-star and one-star food and hygiene ratings.

Shepshed is the top area with the most (75.97 per cent) five-star food and hygiene ratings.

Ashby is eighth (71.15 per cent), while Measham comes in ninth (69.71 per cent)

The results were converted into percentages and areas with over 100 or more establishments with a rating were then analysed.

Places with a rating of of zero were not included in the listings as there were only 17 across the city and county. Leicester had the highest share of these with nine in total.

Melton Mowbray is the area with the most (1.71 per cent) one-star food and hygiene ratings.

Top 10 Areas with the Highest 5-Star Food Hygiene Rating Percentage

Shepshed: 75.97 per cent with a rating of 5

Market Harborough: 74.37 per cent with a rating of 5

Lutterworth: 74.25 per cent with a rating of 5

Enderby: 73.05 per cent with a rating of 5

Anstey: 72.96 per cent with a rating of 5

Sileby: 72.43 per cent with a rating of 5

Oadby: 72.22 per cent with a rating of 5

Ashby-de-la-Zouch 71.15 per cent with a rating of 5

Measham: 69.71 per cent with a rating of 5

Syston: 68.25 per cent with a rating of 5

Top 10 Areas with the Highest 1-Star Food Hygiene Rating

Melton Mowbray: 1.71 per cent with a rating of 1

Leicester: 1.59 per cent with a rating of 1

Oadby: 1.59 per cent with a rating of 1

Syston; 1.41 per cent with a rating of 1

Anstey: 1.40 per cent with a rating of 1

Shepshed: 1.30 per cent with a rating of 1

Hinckley: 1.20 per cent with a rating of 1

Coalville: 1.03 per cent with a rating of 1

Birstall: 1.02 per cent with a rating of 1

Wigston: 1.02 per cent with a rating of 1

• Ratcliffe Cleaning Contractors and Online Marketing Surgery analysed the Leicestershire data to rank them by the highest five star and one star food and hygiene ratings.

     

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