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Popular Kapiti Food Business named as finalist

Popular Kapiti Food Business named as finalist in the 2014 Mind food Producer Awards, recognising the best of the Wellington region’s producers.


Kapiti Coast based Te Horo foods, the makers of Te Horo Brand Jams and Marmalades, were yesterday announced as one of five finalists in the best established producer category of the 2014 Mind Food producer awards.

Te Horo foods founder, Tim Gibbs said “this is a wonderful achievement for our little Kapiti Coast Company. We are a small family business and to be a finalist in the established producer category really shows that the work we are doing to ensure that Te Horo Brand is the most recognised premium Jams and Marmalades in New Zealand is paying off”

The Mind food Producer Awards aim to recognise the best of the Wellington region’s producers, bringing their products to a wider audience during the popular Wellington On a Plate festival, an event that celebrates the area’s finest food and beverages.

Te Horo foods has a great history of producing award-winning jam

Founded in 2010, Te Horo foods has won a number of awards

In 2010, Te Horo foods won the Regional Branding and Promotion category award in the Kapiti Horowhenua Business Awards. In the same year Te Horo Foods was presented the New Zealand Foods Awards Grocer's Choice Award and in 2012, Te Horo foods’ popular Raspberry Jam won the Cuisine Artisan award.

The other finalist in the established producer awards are:

• Carrello del Gelato

• Genoese Foods Ltd

• Kingsmeade Cheese Ltd

• Pirinoa Station

ENDS.

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