Country Range is celebrating after five of its products gained fantastic recognition and won accolades at the recent CCM Chefs’ Own-Brand Awards 2021, which is run in conjunction with the Craft Guild of Chefs.
The awards, which are in their fourth year, shine a light on the innovation in the development of successful own-brand products and give wholesalers the recognition they deserve for creating products that hit the mark with customers. All the products are blind-tasted by Craft Guild of Chefs judges to provide customers with unbiased and unrivalled expert feedback.
The Country Range products to win awards in categories include:
Winner in the Seasonal Products Category – Country Range Jaffa Chocolate Mountain Cake – Chocolate and vanilla sponges layered with orange mousse and dark chocolate orange truffle, topped with Jaffa cakes, sponge and chocolate truffle.
Winner of the Best of the Best in the Best Innovation Sweet Category – Country Range Spiced Pear, Toffee and Cranberry Naked Cake – White chocolate truffle layered with toffee sponge, cranberry compote and spiced pears. Finished with pears, cranberries and toffee.
Winner in the Savoury Innovation Category – Country Range Vegan Mayo – A vegan mayo with all the flavour of real mayonnaise. Thick and creamy, ideal for dipping, sandwiches and salads.
Winner in the Sauces & Condiments Category – Country Range Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce – A sweet blend of chillies and garlic, a perfect sauce accompaniment for sharing platters.
Winner of Best of the Best Award in for Gluten Free Products Category – Country Range Gluten Free Chocolate Ginger Cake – A sticky gluten free spiced ginger cake, filled with chocolate icing, topped with a chocolate ganache and crystallised stem ginger.
Commenting on the own-brand product award wins, Country Range Group Marketing Manager Kate Bancroft said:
“Our development chefs and supply partners put in a huge amount of work creating products which are of excellent quality and fantastic value to our customers so receiving awards like this is brilliant recognition of their hard work. With all the products tested by the Craft Guild of Chefs judges, it’s an important endorsement for our products and a great way to show our customers their qualities too.”