The International Taste Institute publishes the much-awaited results of the 2019

Brussels, Belgium, June 3rd, 2019: The International Taste Institute (formerly iTQi), the leader in TASTE evaluation and certification unveils the results of its 2019 evaluations of thousands of consumer Food & Drink products from nearly a hundred countries.

We are delighted to announce, Marylebone Coconut Oil Spread has been granted a “Superior Taste Award with 1 star” also to be the sole recipient in Singapore of the Superior Taste Award in 2019,

Almost 200 prestigious Chefs and Sommeliers just came together to give objective and professional feedback to producers on the TASTE of their products” said Laurent van Wassenhove, Managing Director of the International Taste Institute, “Chefs in famous institutions, Michelin-starred chefs, Best Sommeliers awardees, ...they all blind taste the products registered by producers: products with highgustatory scores receive the “Superior Taste Award”.

Depending on the sensory analysis scores, certified products are granted the “Superior Taste Award”with one, two or three stars, similarly to the Michelin stars for gastronomy.

About the International Taste Institute:

To demonstrate its focus on its mission, evaluating and certifying the TASTE of Food and Drink products, the Institute announces that it shortens its name from “International Taste & Quality Institute ( iTQi)” to“International Taste Institute” and launches its new website with a new visual identity:

The Institute’s jury is composed of prestigious chefs and sommeliers such as: Ferran Centelles, Head Sommelier at El Bulli Foundation, Manuel Jimenez, Best Sommelier of Spain 2017, Alain Nonnet with 2 Michelin stars for 36 years, Gaetano Raguni, Winner of Italy Bocuse d'Or 2017, Alan Coxon, British Ambassador for Food/Drink and BBC TV Chef presenter, or Cristina Figueira with 1 Michelin Star...

Products are analysed and scored following a strict, and neutral methodology. Products are tasted blind by a large panel of independent food and drink professionals who do not know the product brand name nor its origin as they taste it.