Gelato Specialist gets Great Taste Gold

Greenwich based Gelato and Sorbetto specialist, Black Vanilla, has scooped a further two prestigious Great Taste Awards, taking its total tally to five Gold Awards.

The Great Taste Awards are the most trusted and recognised food and drink awards in the UK, with each entry receiving feedback from a specially selected panel of judges including key buyers, retailers, chefs and food writers.

With a dedicated team of Gelato chefs, Black Vanilla prides itself on creating unique recipes and responding to individual requests from its customers. The 2013 winning Gelato and Sorbetto recipes are no exception.

The latest Great Taste Gold Awards were awarded to Black Vanilla’s Fortnum & Mason Green Tea Sorbetto and Vanilla Gelato with Woodford Reserve Bourbon Salted Caramel. Judges’ comments included “very smooth and creamy”, “wonderful texture” and “flavour of Fortnum & Mason Green Tea shines through perfectly”.

With its roots in South East London, where Black Vanilla has two Gelaterias in Greenwich and Blackheath, founder Susan Stretch and business partner Oliver Sharp, personally source only the finest local ingredients for their uncompromised Gelato recipes.

Susan Stretch, Black Vanilla founder, commented: “Once again it is credit to the whole Black Vanilla team, to have its Gelato and Sorbetto recognised by such a distinguished panel of judges, and to receive this amazing food and drink industry accolade.”

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Published Aug 19, 2013