ABC delicious. Produce Awards 2013 Winners

The ABC delicious. Produce Awards for 2013 were held last night at Kitchen by Mike with industry leaders and producers from all across Australia in attendance.

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delicious. Produce Awards 2013 Winners

Over 3000 nominations were received this year with produce judging taking place over two days in Sydney. National judges Shannon Bennett, Guillaume Brahimi, Christine Manfield and Alla Wolf-Tasker joined awards patron Maggie Beer and delicious. food editor Valli Little, with the assistance of an expert panel, including Colin Holtof Hudson Meats, provedore Simon Johnson and John Susmanof Fishtales. The critics panel – John Lethlean, NeciaWilden, Simon Marnie, Simon Thomsen, Matt Preston and Jane Adams – came together for the non-produce categories.

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San Jose Smallgoods Black Berkshire Pig Jamon

Now in their 8th year, the awards recognise outstanding contributions by small and artisan producers and the growing interest in sustainability.

Guests enjoyed canapés that showcased some of the winners and finalists, as well as Logan Wines and Rocks Brewing beer before the winners in each category were announced by host Simon Marnie.

From The Sea & Producer of The Year
One Sea Rottnest Island Scallops, WA (Primary)

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One Sea Rottnest Island Scallops (Winner)

From The Paddock:
Flinders Island Meat Milk-Fed Lamb, TAS (Primary)
Piper Street Food Company Pork Rillettes, VIC (Artisan)

From The Earth:
Otway Forest Supreme Shitake, VIC (Primary)
(Winner Of The Category For The 2nd Consecutive Year)
Mount Zero Olives Biodynamic French Style Green Lentils, VIC

From The Dairy:
Tongola Goat ‘Curdy’, TAS (Primary)
The Butter Factory Myrtleford Cultured And Lightly Salted Butter, VIC (Artisan)

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Tongola Goat ‘Curdy’, TAS (Winner)

Best New Product:
Seafood Tasmania Bay of Fires Uni (AAA Grade Sea Urchin Roe), TAS

Outstanding Farmers Market: (Presented by Harvey Norman)
Harvest Launceston Farmers Market, TAS

The Regional Award:
Beechworth And The Alpine Valleys, VIC

Outstanding Use Of Regional Produce by a Chef: (Presented By Dilmah)
Katrina and Karl Kanetani, Town Restaurant and Café, NSW

Heritage Award:
Kangaroo Island Ligurian Honey Bees, SA

Outstanding Provedore:
Richard Gunner, Feast! Fine Foods, SA

ABC Local Radio Community Award:
Emma Lupin, Taste of The Top End, NT

Maggie Beer Award For Outstanding Contribution to Australian Food:
Julie Gibbs, Lantern, NSW

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Tathra Oysters

The full list of winners and medalists will appear in the august issue of delicious. magazine, on sale Thursday July 18, 2013.


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.