Food Thoughts Pure Dark Chocolate 100% Cacao Melts and Food Thoughts Fine White Chocolate 35% Cacao Melts have both received the accolade of a 1-star award at this year’s Great Taste Awards. The popular foodie awards saw Food Thoughts receive a much coveted one-star award for two of its products. With over 12,722 entries this year, it was a record-breaking year for the competition which sees fine food brands vying for an award.
Comments from judges on the Pure Dark Chocolate 100% Cacao Melts included: ‘We can see the potential for baking in this intensively rich and bitter chocolate… an immediate bitterness which coats the mouth and has an intense, lasting flavour on the palate.’
Comments from judges on the Food Thoughts White Chocolate 35% Cacao Melts included: ‘Too beautiful for baking. Smooth and creamy with a really clean aftertaste. Good levels of sweetness and interesting notes of flavour with mild coffee and tropical fruits being apparent.’
Available to buy from Waitrose & Ocado (£3.99/150g) the Food Thoughts Chocolate Cacao Melts are shaped to melt quickly and easily, with no mess. The 100% Melts have no added sugar and are packed with health-giving nutrients and cacao flavanols, elevating your everyday chocolate bakes. Both are gluten-free, kosher and suitable for vegetarians. Use in any recipe calling for melted chocolate for a more intense flavour or to decorate and finish any sweet bake. Also, delicious melted into a mug of warm milk.
The Great Taste Awards, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, is the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink and has been described in the past as the Oscars of the food world.This year, the awards had a record breaking 12,772 different products which were entered, from 104 different countries including Russia, USA and China.