Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards


With 186 entries from 100 food producers, entrants in the 2018 Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards had fierce competition.  

We are delighted to have two Barker’s products awarded Silver Medals!

Barker’s Silver Award Winners

Barker’s Brewed Ginger Beer

  • Judge’s Notes: A quality ginger beer, very refreshing with well-­‐balanced flavours. Floral, spicy ginger aromas. Delicious, judges rated this product promised to buy it.

Barker’s Black Cherry & Vanilla with Apple Fruit Compote

  • Judge’s Notes: Versatile, tasty, good texture, not too sweet, good consistency, lovely flavour profile.

Highly Commended:

The Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Award judges compromised of a distinguished panel of Kiwi experts from food, media, nutrition and design led by New Zealand’s Lauraine Jacobs.

Each product was ‘blind tasted’ and marked for quality, taste, consistency, visual appearance, innovation – amongst many other criteria.
Outstanding NZ Food Producer Judging 2018
Outstanding NZ Food Producer Judging 2018

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