Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier at Grandtully, Highland Perthshire has won the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Award for Food Service Product of the Year 2014, presented at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, in front of a record audience of 700 guests. Managing Director Janice Kennedy, Commercial Director Julie Collier and Production Director Iain Burnett collected the prestigious award.
Iain was deeply proud to win the award for a second time especially in such talented company, alongside well established producers. The judges commented “cannot wait to try them……… delivers with passion and enthusiasm!” and feedback from the tasting session “really good quality chocolate made with care and attention…….an excellent product……. clever and unconventional flavours………Strawberry & Star Anise – beautifully matched, a touch of genius.” Managing Director, Janice Kennedy was thrilled for the whole team and commented “caps an excellent year for our rapidly expanding business. We plan to retail the dusted Velvet Truffles and create the same wow for the retail customer as chefs have already appreciated.” Try Cocoa Dusted Velvet Truffles Now!
The company’s trophy cabinet now boasts Food Service Product of the Year 2014 alongside last year’s Product of the Year, Best Food & Drink Destination, Confectionery & Snacking, not to mention 5 Gold Stars in Great Taste and International awards from The Academy of Chocolate.