Award Winning Platter Partners!

We are delighted to have been awarded two very special medals in the 2019 Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards!


Barker’s of Geraldine Feijoa & Pear Fruit for Cheese – GOLD medal in the Earth category
Light and fresh NZ Feijoa and NZ pear are the perfect accompaniment to creamy cheeses such as Brie and Camembert.
  • Gluten free
  • No artificial colours or flavours
  • No preservatives
  • Made in New Zealand
  • Vegan-friendly

Barker’s of Geraldine Blackberry & Brandy Fruit for Cheese – SILVER medal in the Earth category
NZ blackberries with a hint of brandy essence to create a delicious match for strong cheeses such as blue and vintage cheddar.

  • Gluten ‘‘nil detected’
  • No artificial colours or flavours
  • No preservatives
  • Made in New Zealand
  • Vegan-friendly
More than 180 products were entered from over 100 producers – the judges certainly had a wonderful lineup of entrants! We were in fine company with an array of outstanding producers presenting their best. READ MORE

  • Judges assessed taste and flavour of more than 20 food professionals at the event before producers were assessed for their sustainability, brand story and packaging.
  • “Almost all of these products are produced by small artisan food producers so it is especially pleasing for Barker’s, now a mid sized NZ food producer, to win a gold and a silver for this new range,” Michael Barker said.  READ FULL STUFF ARTICLE
Barker’s Fruit for Cheese is a fresh and flavoursome range of fruit pastes that pair perfectly with cheese and are most at home upon your DIY platter or grazing board. 

Gold Medal winning products are in the running for the category Champions, Supreme Champion and special awards being announced on Tuesday 16 April 2019, so fingers crossed!

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