Ormo wheaten breads have recently been recognised for their great taste at this year’s Great Taste Awards. The Ormo Farmhouse Wheaten and the Ormo Square Wheaten have both been awards Great Taste Gold Stars.
Run by the Guild of Fine Food, the Great Taste Awards are the largest and most trusted awards scheme for speciality fine food and drink. A panel of over 400 experts including chefs, buyers, food writers and retailers, put the food to the test.
Judges said of the Ormo Farmhouse Wheaten, “a lovely looking loaf, with a good crust. Good and moist inside, cuts cleanly and holds together well – a nice loaf.” And of the Ormo Square Wheaten, they were equally as complimentary, “a very nice looking loaf. The texture is moist and there is a good aftertaste. Good levels of sweetness. Worthy of a star.”
Great Taste is widely acknowledged as the most respected food accreditation scheme for artisan and speciality food producers. When a product wears a Great Taste label it carries a badge of honour but more importantly, the Great Taste logo is endorsement of a wonderful tasting product. Hundreds of judges have worked hard to discover the very best food and drink through hours and hours of blind-tasting a total of 10,000 different products.
Trevor McCrum, Business Unit Director at Hovis Ireland, in Belfast where ORMO wheatens are made, said, ”ORMO has over 125 years of heritage in Northern Ireland, and we are so proud that the great taste of our wheaten has been recognised by such an esteemed panel. Ormo has been and remains one of Northern Ireland’s best known bakery brands. Great taste is at the heart of what we do, and these Great Taste Awards are proof that we are doing something right!”