GOOD FOOD & WINE SHOW DURBAN 2013 STAND AWARDS
The Good Food & Wine Show hands out stand awards to encourage its exhibitors to put in an effort when it comes to their stands, product and service. It has paid huge dividends this year for the exhibitors who are showcasing the latest in food and kitchen trends at the Durban show held this past weekend.
The full list of winners are:
Most Interactive Stand:
Rhodes Isishebo Theatre and Incredible India
Most Innovative Stand:
Woolworths Little Chefsâ€™ Kitchen
Little Herb Garden
The Tea Merchant
Best Designer Stand:
Sweet Temptations and Kenwood (joint first)
Gloria Jean’s Coffees South Africa
Best Fine Wines, Beers and Spirits:
The Standeaven Brewery
Food and Trees for Africa
The judges were Ginga magazine’s Jacqui Brown and Sean Rust; Trish Beaver from The Witness; Mhlengi Mafu of JournalismIzko and designer Vida Herbert.
Says Jacqui Brown: The enthusiasm was impressive. For those people who really made an effort, they were rewarded as their stands stood out.
Sean Rust was delighted with the focus many producers – had on fresh and organic foods demonstrating that the city is in line with international trends.
Commented Trish Beaver: “I was delighted with the variety of innovative, creative and exciting product in the market”
Mhlengi Mafu had a word of advice for exhibitors: “If you employing people to man your stand ensure that they know all about your product. Many of the people in the commended stands were staffed by people who were both passionate and knowledgeable.”
Vida Herbert said: “Some stands went the extra mile so that their stand truly reflected their product. Kenwood was a good example of this. The Rhodes Isishebo Theatre looked wonderful but also drew in the crowds thanks to its happy vibe.”
- For more information go to www.goodfoodandwineshow.co.za.