Cacao farmers from Davao City, Philippines win again in another fine food competition held in London, UK! Two (2) wins this time at the prestigious Great Taste 2017 Awards!
This is our 9th international award to date. Mabuhay ang producktong Pilipino!
Great Taste, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, is the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink. It has been described as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world. Quite simply the Great Taste logo is the sign you can trust when buying food and drink in your local, quality retailer.
It’s another Great Taste win this year for our Malagos 100% Unsweetened Chocolate! A 1-STAR accolade under Food Category 419 – Any other hot drink including hot chocolate. This is the 2nd Great Taste award received by our Malagos 100% variant.
First time to win in this competition with 1-star accolade is our Malagos 65% Dark Chocolate under Food Category 902 – Chocolate bars (dark, milk and white)!
There were 12,300 products judged this year, only 35.1% of entries received an award.
Last June 2017 (or two months ago), we received awards from the respected Academy of Chocolate Awards in UK, namely a SILVER for Malagos 100% Pure Unsweetened Chocolate; BRONZE for Malagos 65%; BRONZE for Malagos 72% Dark Chocolate; and 1 Commendation for Malagos 85% Dark Chocolate.
Last year, 2016, Malagos Unsweetened Chocolate (Drinking Chocolate category) won SILVER and 2 STARS (out of 3 stars) at the Academy of Chocolate and Great Taste Awards in London, UK, respectively. In October 2015, Malagos 65% Dark Chocolate was given the SILVER in the World Drinking Chocolate Competition organized by the International Chocolate Awards in Hannover, Germany. In April of that same year, Malagos Unsweetened Chocolate also won the BRONZE Award for Best Unflavoured Drinking Chocolate at the 2015 Academy of Chocolate Awards in London, UK.