DaVinci Gourmet has been recognised at the Café Quality Food & Drink Awards, winning the top prize within the ‘Added Drink Ingredients’ category, for its Coffee Frappé Mix.
Announced during a champagne breakfast, at Grosvenor House Hotel in November, the Café Quality Food & Drink Awards rewards excellence in food and drink product development, and celebrates the progress of the thriving multiple and independent café sector. This is a huge accolade for DaVinci Gourmet as the awards are renowned throughout the industry for their rigorous judging process, with all scores based on flavour, texture, aroma, ingredients, innovation, packaging, presentation and price point.
Blended ice coffee is now the fifth fastest growing coffee serve out of home, and accounts for almost one in five of all sales . DaVinci Gourmet’s Coffee Frappé Mix contains real coffee and delivers the ultimate convenience for operators, by simply blending the mix with a cup of ice and milk as part of an all-in-one solution for quick, consistent preparation.
Grace Keenan, foodservice marketing manager, DaVinci Gourmet, comments: “With taste and quality at the heart of our innovation programme, it is an honour to be acknowledged for product excellence at the Café Quality Food and Drink Awards.
“Introducing frappés can help foodservice operators of all types encourage new revenue streams, and by using good quality convenient branded products, such as DaVinci Gourmet, independent businesses and chains alike can boast a menu that excites their customers.”
DaVinci Gourmet Frappé Mixes can be used alongside other products in the brand’s complete beverage solution. By mixing with DaVinci Gourmet sauces and syrups, unique recipes can be created using flavours associated with the changing seasons.