Founded in 2006, Gryphon Tea Company is one of Singapore's leading tea companies that specialises in high quality and distinctive gourmet teas. Supplying to major luxury hotel chains (e.g. Pan Pacific Singapore) and independent food establishments, Gryphon Tea Company has become one of the affordable luxuries that I indulge in on a regular basis.
The Great Taste Award that is sometimes being termed as the 'Oscars of the Culinary World' showcases quality products that have won awards through rigorous blind-tastes by top chefs and trained food writers over a period of over 50 days. The result of it all? A carefully curated list of artisan products that meet the high standards of this F&B industry. Winners of the Great Taste Award can be award with one of the following ratings (think about them as Michelin-stars where one is already a huge achievement):
★★★ Exquisite. Wow! Taste that
★ Simply delicious
Celebrating its seventh consecutive win at the prestigious UK Great Taste award, Gryphon Tea Company adds another six more wins to her collections of thirteen awards since 2008. This is an affirmation and the highest accolade to recognise the achievement of a home grown brand in Singapore. As pictured above, the award-winning teas this year are as follow:
- Pearl of the Orient ★★
- Tomantio ★★
- Marrakesh Mint ★
- Osmanthus Sencha ★
- Coba Cabana ★
- Contessa Grey ★
Mr Lim Tian Wee, founder of Gryphon Tea Company, remarked, “2014 has been an exciting year for Gryphon Tea as our business expand internationally. We are honoured to have received the continual recognition from the international fine food community.”, “Moving forward, you can expect more unique blends that we hope will continue to inspire and delight our customers.” he added.
Judges this year includes; Masterchef and restaurant critic Charles Champion, BBC Food Programme presenter Shelia Dillon, Great British Bake Off winner Frances Quinn, Masterchef 2013 Natalie Coleman, Michelin Star chef Russell Brown and food buyers from UK's leading food halls including Harvey Nicholas, Harrods, Fortnum and Mason.
To celebrate this joyous occasion and yet another year of winning an internationally acclaimed award, we have partnered with Gryphon Tea Company to give away two boxes of each award-winning flavor to six lucky winners! Stay tune to this webpage or follow The Shutterwhale's Facebook Page so you won't miss out on the winning opportunity!