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Gourmet Garden ingredients part of award winning products - 2013
La Casa Del Formaggio’s Salad Bocconcini withMediterranean Herb Marinade wins Gold Medal for Most Innovative New Product
La Casa Del Formaggio’s Fresh Salad Bocconcini with Mediterranean Marinade in a 200g packsize has received the Gold Medal in the CLASS: 49 Most Innovative Product and/or Package of any Variety of Cheesecategory at the Sydney Royal Dairy Awards on February 15th, 2013. This product achieved the criteria to be honored with the gold medal in areas of packaging, innovation and product quality.
A completely new and novel product to the marketplace, La Casa Del Formaggio’s Fresh Salad Bocconcini with Mediterranean Marinade combines bocconcini in its freshest form (preserved in brine) with an herb marinade sachet placed on top of the lid from Queensland-based Gourmet Garden. The consumer only needs to tip the brine, add the marinade and shake or stir to combine for instant antipasto or a flavourful addition to a salad or entrée. Salad Bocconcini are a fresher, healthier style of marinated cheese. The Mediterranean marinade consists of garlic, capsicum, basil and oregano. This product was launched with two companis
- Fresh Salad Bocconcini with Basil Marinade
- Fresh Salad Bocconcini with Italian Herb Marinade
“By offering a fresh herb marinade, we are enhancing our much loved bocconcini with the clean, delicious flavours of fresh herbs. As we all know, herbs and cheese are a match made in heaven and Fresh Salad Bocconcini with Mediterranean Marinade plays to the strength of this wonderful combination,” said Marketing Coordinator Lauren Llewellyn. “We are honoured and thrilled to receive this recognition from the Sydney Royal Show for our new product.”
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After a successful showing in December 2010, Channel Seven's newest food show returns for second time!!
Every Saturday in June at 1.30pm on Seven TWO join Queensland’s own celebrity chef Alastair McLeod on a unique culinary journey in Off the Eaten Track.
Alastair shares his passion for the parochial and explores our Sunshine State from the tropics to the outback revealing the passion of graziers, growers and fishers and the diversity of their produce.
From iconic Queensland mud crabs and mangoes to the more exotic avocado ice-cream and Australian Desert Limes, Off the Eaten Track will tantalize your taste buds.
Celebrate a feast of Atherton Tableland coffee, Chinchilla’s Murray cod, Rockhampton’s beef, Hervey Bay’s scallops, Ayr’s exotic achachas and buffalo mozzarella from Cairns. You can also see Gourmet Garden's herbs growing in Biloela.
This food journey of our state’s backyard also features a variety of local wineries and breweries and suggests how to match them perfectly with Queensland cuisine.
The team from Seven’s highly successful Great South East and Queensland Weekender programs have partnered with both Tourism Queensland and the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation to produce the series.
Channel Seven’s Off the Eaten Track screens on Seven TWO for the second time commencing June 4, 2011.
Gourmet Garden launches ‘Consumer-Driven’ Product Innovations
The face of marketing is changing. Traditional advertising is making way for new media platforms such as social networking, forums, blogs and online marketing which opens up new opportunities for ‘two-way’ communication with consumers. Botanical Food Company, makers of the Gourmet Garden range of fresh herbs in tubes, have identified this trend and used two-way communication with their consumers to drive new product innovations.
Sunshine Coast-based herbs and spices manufacturer Gourmet Garden is an Australian success story 12 years in the making, with a history as rich as the soil used to grow its lush green herbs and exotic spices.
in February 2010 Gourmet Garden Fresh Blends were awared Product of the Year, winner of the Sauces and Marinades category, for 2010. The award was received in response to a survery conducted by global research company, TNS, of 5000 Australian consumers.
Work Safe Australia Week 2009
Gourmet Garden is committed to health, safety and well-being in every way, and we proudly support Safe Work Australia Week 2009. Our company has put together a comprehensive program to ensure the week is filled with plenty of initiatives, competitions, education, training and fun!
Gourmet Garden last entered the business awards in 2006 with the company winning a number of national & state awards.
- 2006 Australian Export Awards - Agribusiness Winner
2006 Premier of Queensland's Export Awards