Gran Stead's Mellow Ginger Drink has been shortlisted in the Cold Beverages - soft drinks including cordials category for the 2013 Quality Food Awards. A record number of entries were received this year so being shortlisted is a real achievement.
Only two other drinks were selected as finalists in this category - Little Miracles Green Tea, Ginseng & Pomegranate and Ocado ZEO.
The Quality Food Awards are the most prestigious awards for food and drink products on sale in UK grocery outlets.What sets these awards apart is the impartiality and robustness of the judging process and the invaluable feedback which entrants receive.
The judging panel is comprised of experts from many different parts of the industry including Chefs, Chef Lecturers, Home Economists, Food Photographers, Food Writers, Food Technologists and Regional Food Groups who all bring their knowledge and experience to the debate. The judges take every aspect of a product into account, rewarding great flavours, high quality ingredients, excellent value and outstanding packaging which increases the retail success of a product.
The results of this year's Quality Food Awards will be announced during a glittering ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane in London on 7th November 2013.