On Saturday, 12 April 2014, the Eat Out Zonnebloem Produce Awards winners were announced in Stellenbosch at the Oude Libertas Slowmarket. It was a scorcher of a day, but the fans and supporters of the local producers and artisans came in masses.
Best New Product
Sorbetiere sorbet – A delightful little sorbet / ice cream shop in Woodstock with amazing flavours of frozen treats.
Best Small Producer
Baked Goods: Babylonstoren
Confectionary: Ooh La La
Dairy: Jenny’s Clotted CreamDairy (Hard): Chrissie’s Country Cheese AND Fynboshoek (tied)
Dairy (Fresh): Buffalo Ridge
Earth: Harvest of Hope
Grocery/Condiments: Quality Pickles
Paddock (Cured): Woodview Wagyu Beef
Paddock)Fresh): Greenfields Free Range Beef
Paddock(Poultry): Dargle Ducks
Seafood: Wayfarer Trout
Melfort – Melfort is one of the leading artisanal producer of lard, beef & lamb tallow and duck fat in South Africa
South African Heritage Award
Oranjezicht City Farm -The Oranjezicht City Farm (OZCF) is a non-profit project in Oranjezicht, Cape Town, that celebrates local food, culture and community through urban farming.
Every Saturday they host a market from 9am to 2pm.
Best Free-Range/Organic Producer
Farmer Angus – A biodynamic agricultural farm outside Stellenbosch.
Best Local Food Blog
Life is a zoo biscuit by Anél Potgieter
Congratulations to all the winners! Keep up the integrity and the excellent work.
EatOut, 12 April 2014, Meet the winners of the 2014 Eat Out Zonnebloem Produce Awards, viewed on 14 April 2014, from http://www.eatout.co.za/article/meet-winners-2014-eat-zonnebloem-produce-awards/
Image 1: Sorbetirer Website, n.d., Sorbetiere Logo, viewed on 14 April 2014, from http://www.sorbetiere.co.za/
Image 2: OZCF Website, n.d., Farm Images, viewed on 14 April 2014, from http://www.ozcf.co.za/gallery/
Image 3: Rahim, S., n.d., Anel Potgieter, viewed on 14 April 2014, from http://lifeisazoobiscuit.com/?page_id=6
Featured image: spice4life online lifestyle magazine, 8 March 2014, Eat Out Zonnebloem Produce Awards- Public Voting Open, viewed on 14 April 2014, from http://www.spice4life.co.za/sites/default/files/styles/latest-articles-image-large/public/primary-images/Eatout-produce-logo-1.jpg?itok=19BzpxTP