The Fresh Factory was proud to hold the judging for the inaugural Outstanding Food Producer Awards and now the finalists have been announced!

Outstanding Producer Dairy Finalists 2017


Jersey Girl Organics, Jersey Girl Organic Whole Milk

Cilantro Cheese, Cajeta
Clevedon Valley Buffalo Company, Buffalo Mozzarella
Clevedon Valley Buffalo Company, Lemon Zest Buffalo Yoghurt
Kingsmeade Artisan Cheese, Tinui Blue
The Drunken Nanny, Fresh Lush Goats Cheese with Dill
The Drunken Nanny, Black Tie Goats Cheese
Whitestone Cheese Company, Vintage Five Forks
Whitestone Cheese Company, Windsor Blue
Whitestone Cheese Company, Vintage Windsor Blue
Whitestone Cheese Company, Lindis Pass Camembert
Wooden Spoon Boutique Freezery, Movie Night


Farm Eighty4, Heirloom Tomatoes
Curious Croppers, Large Heirloom Medley
Curious Croppers, The Summer Medley
Curious Croppers, Spanish Green Tomatoes
Pinoli Pinenuts
Southern Belle Orchards, Sweet Palermo Capsicum
Sweet Tree Honey, Kirikiriroa Honey
The Secret Garden, Edible Flower Petals
T & G Global, Beekist® Y.E.L.O™ Tomato

Aroha Drinks, Elderflower Sparking
Aroha Drinks, Feijoa Sparkling
Aroha Drinks, Rhubarb Sparkling
Bohemein Fresh Chocolate, Raspberry Ganache
Bohemein Fresh Chocolate, Coconut Cream Truffle
Clareville Bakery, Clareville Cracker
Clareville Bakery, Miche – Wholemeal Sourdough
Fix and Fogg, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter
Fix and Fogg, Super Crunchy Peanut Butter
Heartland Potato Chips, Old Fashioned Wave Cut Southern Salt
Heilala Vanilla, Heilala Vanilla Extract
Heilala Vanilla, Vanilla Pod
Line’s Knaekbrod Beer Crackers
Line’s Knaekbrod Cumin Cracker
LOT EIGHT Cold Pressed Yuzu Olive Oil
Mandy’s Horseradish, Horseradish Sauce
OCHO Solomons 70% Cacao
Paneton Bakery, Paneton Flaky Puff Pastry
Proper Crisps, Parsnip Crisps
Quina Fina Tonic Water
Taste of the Alps, The Vineyard Pinot Noir Quince Jelly
The Kvas Company, Brod Lemon
Te Mata Figs, Fig Preserve
ViBERi New Zealand, Viberi Ruby
Zealong, Zealong Organic Tea


Absolute NZ Meat, Absolute Angus
The Organic Farm Butchery, Rack of Lamb
Waitaki Bacon & Ham, Naked Pork Ribs
Waitaki Bacon & Ham, Naked Braided Ribeye

Matakana Bacon Company, Loin Bacon
Matakana Bacon Company, Streaky Bacon
Salumeria Fontana, Pork & Leek Sausage
The Prodigal Daughter, Coppa
The Prodigal Daughter, Bresaola
The Prodigal Daughter, Spicy Sicilian Sausage


Cloudy Bay Clams, Wild Harvest New Zealand Surf Clams
Keewai New Zealand, Live Freshwater Crayfish

You can still vote on the People’s Choice awards up until 31st March.
More information on the Outstanding NZ Food Producers Awards here.

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