The judges of the 2023 Melbourne Royal Dairy Awards have revealed which Australian products have claimed top honours in this competitive category of the Australian Food Awards.
Geelong based competitor, Gelato Gelato (GG), won Champion Dairy Producer and Champion Victorian Dairy Producer.
GG co-owner, Jo Stevens, said the win was a huge thrill for the entire team.
“Having trained with the gelato masters in Italy, we came back to Australia determined to make all our gelato from scratch using the finest local ingredients, which means we’re always busy roasting, making sauces, pralines and cookies to include in our delicious flavours,” she said.
“Our award-winning choc mint gelato – which is made with freshly puréed mint and 70% organic dark chocolate – is the perfect example of our dedication to quality.”
The Melbourne Royal Dairy Awards are a newly relaunched category of the Melbourne Royal Australian Food Awards that celebrate Australian food production.
Melbourne Royal CEO, Brad Jenkins, said that the Melbourne Royal Australian Food Awards is a launching pad for some of Australia’s most successful food products and brands.
“The Melbourne Royal Dairy Awards are steeped in history, dating back to the 1870s, and continue today to provide producers across the country with an opportunity to benchmark their goods against the very best and have been a launching pad for some of Australia’s most successful food products and brands,” he said.
“Medal and trophy winners in the 2023 Melbourne Royal Dairy Awards have the unique opportunity to leverage their success and in particular use the Melbourne Royal seal of excellence on the product and in marketing.”