Cuisine Artisan Awards Finalists 2018

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September 29, 2018By Cuisine

New Zealand artisan producers, we salute you. 2018 marks the tenth annual Cuisine Artisan Awards. To celebrate we have joined forces with the New Zealand Food Awards (est.1987) to further showcase innovation in food and celebrate the finest local artisan producers in New Zealand. Our finalist list for 2018 highlights some exceptional producers and products. We take great pride in supporting these passionate and dedicated artisans and look forward to sharing their stories with you in each issue of Cuisine.

Winners will be announced at the New Zealand Food Awards gala event at SkyCity, Auckland on 17 Oct 2018.






Avatar Honey Ltd
Avatar Manuka Honey MQS20

Carello del Gelato
Mr Pops Zesty Lemon Flavour

Clevedon Buffalo Company
Marinated Buffalo Cheese: Garlic and Thyme

Fix & Fogg
Crunchy Almond Butter

Grey Lynn Butchers
Honey Cured Manuka Smoked Beef Bacon

Happy Belly Ferments
Ginger Beer Flavoured Water: Kefir

Honest Chocolat
Manuka Honey Dark Chocolate Tablet

Kitchen Six Ltd
Traditional Steamed Christmas Puddings

Lot Eight Ltd
Cold Pressed Yuzu Olive Oil

Midlands Nutritional Oils
Rapeseed Oil

Pastrami & Rye
Cured and Smoked Pastrami

Poaka NZ Ltd
Poaka Finocchiona Fermented and Air Matured Salami

Proper Crisps
Proper Crunch Corn:
Marlborough Sea Salt

Relish the thought
Eggplant Kasundi

Savour Ltd
Casheta Vegan Nut Cheese

The Clareville Bakery
Honey and Cinnamon Cookies

Waiheke Aquifers
Waiheke Imperial Gin

Wild Game Salamis
Boudin Noir Black Pudding

Wildness Ltd
Organic 57% Dark Chocolate with Açai Dipped Cupuaçu

Wooden Spoon Boutique Freezery
Fudgy Salted Caramel

You can find the full list of New Zealand Food Awards 2018 finalists here: CLICK HERE