We’re still strongly a nation of tea lovers it seems! Robert Roberts, one of Ireland’s oldest coffee and tea companies has scooped a record haul of golds at this years Great Taste Awards.
The company was award 17 golds for 13 of its coffee and tea blends. Included in the winning products are four two-star gold accolades – which classes products as “faultless” – for Robert Roberts’ Colombia Coffee, Fairtrade Luxury Tea, Vivaldi Espresso and Mocha Java.
Nine of its products were awarded a one-star gold – “close to perfect” – which included Robert Roberts Rainforest Alliance organic tea, Robert Roberts Costa Rica coffee, and the company’s Decaf Black Tea.
The Great Taste Awards are organised by the Guild of Fine Food and this year’s accolades were announced on the 11th August.
Robert Roberts has been awarded to 55 gold Great Taste awards, in just six years of entering.
This is the company’s first submission to the awards since its significant investment last year in ‘Gaynor’ – a state-of-the-art Italian Brambatti roaster.
The roaster was named ‘Gaynor’ after one of the founding fathers of Robert Roberts, E. Gaynor Goodbody.