Good Gelato comes from Good Milk
Our famous gelato has once again reigned supreme at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Winners included Pure Gelato which took home Champion Gelato for its Salted Pistachio Gelato and Champion Novel Ice cream or Gelato for its Pure Gelato Cannoli. Champion Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt was awarded to Serendipity Ice Cream’s Serendipty Blueberry Ripple Frozen Yogurt and The Gelato Factory by Charlie took home Champion Sorbet for its Extra Dark Chocolate Sorbet.
After 35 years of judging, Sydney Royal Cheese & Dairy Produce Show, Chair of Judges, Mark Livermore says
“Nothing can be made without good quality milk – so a big thank you to our farmers…it has been a difficult season and our dairy farmers need to be congratulated for high quality product at this time.”
Champion Butter went to Fonterra Australia, Duck River Premium Butter while Brownes Food Operations took home Champion White Milk, The Jim Forsyth Perpetual Trophy for its Brownes Extra Creamy Milk, Champion Flavoured Milk went to the Hunt & Brew Colombia Coffee and Champion Yoghurt or Cultured Milk Product, The Bega Cheese Perpetual Trophy for Brownes Natural Vanilla Bean Yoghurt.
Bulla Dairy Foods won Champion Cream for the Aldi Farmdale Light Thickened Cram and
Kenilworth Dairies Kenilworth Dairies Rich Chocolate Mousse was named Champion Dairy Dessert, Custard & Mousse. Champion Sheep, Goat, Buffalo & Camel Milk Product, The Simon Johnson Perpetual Trophy went to Berrys Creek Gourmet Cheese for Sunrise Plains.
The Australian Cheeseboard Perpetual Trophy includes the following medal-winning products:
- Bega Cheese, Bega Rindless Cheddar Vintage
- Blackall Country Cheese PTY LTD (T/A Woombye Cheese Company), Woombye Ash Brie
- Berry’s Creek Gourmet Cheese, Oak Blue
- Meredith Dairy, Meredith Dairy Goats Cheese Original Chevre
- Berry’s Creek Gourmet Cheese, Sunrise Plains
The Competition saw a spike in entries from 708 catalogued entries recorded in 2018 to 869 catalogued entries in 2019 judged across 99 classes, whilst judges also noted an increase in quality, attributing that to the willingness of producers to take on board feedback from judges.
For further information or to enter please visit the Sydney Royal website.