Taste Causeway Great Taste Award Winners 2022

Taste Causeway – Great Taste Award Winners 2022

Great Taste is the UK’s largest and most trusted awards scheme for speciality food & drink .

10 of our fantastic Taste Causeway members have won a total of 21 Stars at this year’s Great Taste Awards, including 2 products being awarded the highest accolade of 3 stars.


Broighter Gold

  • Hickory Smoked Rapeseed Oil – 1 Star

Broighter Gold’s range of rapeseed oils, which now include infused varieties can be bought all over NI, online and at their on-site farm shop. They sell through a distribution company in ROI to various restaurants, have signed up with Liberty’s in London and their oils are also stocked in Jones the Grocer in United Arab Emirates.

Their Hickory Smoked Rapeseed Oil is perfect for drizzling, adding a smokey twist to your salad dressing.  We love roasting/baking our potatoes to give them a rich flavour and crispy skin.  Or try marinading your pork/meat or chicken to create a robust pulled dish or just sear your meat.

Find out more about Broighter Gold at https://www.tastecauseway.com/member-listings/broighter-gold/

You can buy Broighter Gold products online at https://www.artisanmarket.online/collections/taste-causeway


Causeway Coffee

  • Bebo Coffee – 2 Stars

Causeway Coffee takes great pride in roasting only the very best ethically-sourced premium coffee beans sourced from South and Central America, Asia and Africa.

Bebo is their seasonal house blend. It is full bodied and syrupy with milk chocolate, plum jam and butterscotch. This is achieved by combining the rich, full bodied and chocolatey profile of the Sumatran bean with the sweetness of the Brazilian coffee and the big punch of flavour of the Kenyan beans.

Find out more about Causeway Coffee at https://www.tastecauseway.com/member-listings/causeway-coffee/

You can buy Causeway Coffee products online at https://causewaycoffee.com/


Corndale Farm

  • Chorizo Picante – 3 stars

Corndale Farm was established in 2012 by Alastair Crown, with the aim to produce top-quality pork from his herd of rare-breed, free-range pigs. They now produce a number of charcuterie products including Chorizo, Chilli Chorizo and Salami.

Their Chorizo is a beautiful blend of free range pork with the finest Pimenton de La Vera and their own blend of herbs and spices. Smoky & savoury with a gentle background heat, it is a very versatile product and a great addition to any cheese or charcuterie board.

Find out more about Corndale Farm at https://www.tastecauseway.com/member-listings/corndale-farm/

You can buy Corndale Farm products online at https://corndalefarm.com/shop/ or https://www.artisanmarket.online/collections/taste-causeway


Dundarave Estate

  • Spiced Plum & Damson Jam – 1 Star.

Dundarave Estate is a classic Irish estate with a fine Italianate mansion at its heart.  They grow the freshest and finest quality ingredients which are used to produce the highest quality products to be sold in their farm shop, including premium meat hampers, an array of delicious jams and chutneys and sweet, crisp apple juice.

Their Spiced Plum & Damson Jam is a perfect blend of sweetness with a hint of cinnamon.

You can buy Dundarave Estate products on their online farmshop at https://farmshop.dundaraveestate.com/ or through Artisans Online at https://www.artisanmarket.online/collections/taste-causeway

Find out more about Dundarave Estate at https://www.tastecauseway.com/member-listings/dundarave-estate/


Jam at the Doorstep

  • Sticky Toffee Pudding – 1 star
  • Christmas Pudding – 1 Star

Amanda Hanna makes a range of jams, chutneys, curds, caramel sauces, Christmas puddings and sticky toffee puddings. These are all produced in her farmhouse kitchen.

The Sticky toffee pudding is made using locally sourced ingredients and is delicious served with a good vanilla ice cream or custard!

Amanda’s Christmas Puddings are made in small batches to an old traditional (secret) recipe and capture the delightful flavour and texture of a proper homemade Christmas pudding made with raisins, sultanas, cherries and Guinness beer.

You can buy Jam at the Doorstep products from their farmshop in Armoy or online from their website at https://www.jamatthedoorstep.com/shop/

Find out more about Jam at the Doorstep at https://www.tastecauseway.com/member-listings/jam-at-the-doorstep/


Morellis Ice Cream

  • Clotted Cream & Caramelised Fig Ice Cream – 1 Star
  • Butter Rum & Raisin Ice Cream – 1 Star
  • Calypso Coffee Ice Cream – 1 Star
  • Giandula Ice Cream – 1 Star
  • Raspberry Sorbet – 3 Stars

Morellis have been making their award winning ice cream since 1911 using fresh double cream and butter from the historic Ballyrashane Creamery. And now, five generations later, no holiday to the North Coast is complete without a Morellis Ice Cream.

Find out more about Morellis Ice Cream at https://www.tastecauseway.com/member-listings/morellis/

Morellis Ice cream can be bought at selected stores throughout NI. For a full list of stockists go to http://www.morellisices.com/buy.php


Nua Kombucha

  • Slemish Beetroot – 1 star

Nua Kombucha drinks are fermented in small batches using traditional methods, resulting in an authentic product, retaining the complex flavour notes of small batch brewing. Nua Kombucha source their Rooibos directly from the farm in Clanwilliam, Western Cape, South Africa and their added flavours are sourced locally from farm shops in Northern Ireland.

Their Slemish Beetroot flavour is made with organic beetroot from Slemish Market Garden. This surprisingly fruity Kombucha packs in an antioxidant punch from both the Rooibos and beetroot super foods.

Find out more about Nua Kombucha at https://www.tastecauseway.com/member-listings/nua-kombucha/

Nua Kombucha products can be bought at selected stores in NI. For a full list of stockists go to http://nuakombucha.com/where-to-buy/


Taste Joy Co

  • Double Roasted Smooth Peanut Butter – 1 Star
  • Double Roasted Crunchy Peanut Butter – 1 Star

Taste Joy Co’s range of delicious peanut butter’s are palm oil free, naturally gluten free and vegan friendly.

Their double roasted smooth peanut butter is double roasted for a deep, intensely nutty flavour. It has a distinctive moreish texture. Why not try adding a spoonful it into your morning smoothies for a creamy protein boost.

Their double roasted crunchy peanut butter’s extra large peanut chunks pack it with texture making it one of the crunchiest peanut butters around. It’s perfect for spreading on toast or for making easy ‘no bake’ protein balls.

For more information about Taste Joy Co go to https://www.tastecauseway.com/member-listings/taste-joy/

You can buy Taste Joy products online at https://tastejoyco.com/collections/peanut-butter


Tartine at Distillers Arms

  • Distillers Pickle Sauce – 1 Star

Distillers Pickle Sauce is made in small batches by Chef Gary Stewart. This delicious condiment is superb with all cheeses, charcuterie, sandwiches and on quality burgers. It has a piquant yet sweet flavour with extra depth and character added with a generous splash of local Black Bush Irish Whiskey which is made at the Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery only a 5 minute stroll from Tartine restaurant.

For more information about Tartine go to https://www.tastecauseway.com/member-listings/tartine-at-the-distillers-arms/

You can buy Tartine’s products online at https://www.artisanmarket.online/collections/taste-causeway


Thyme & Co

  • Northern Irish Wheaten Bread – 1 Star

Thyme & Co café in Ballycastle specialise in locally-sourced home-made food and the freshest ingredients, They provide a variety of exciting dishes ranging from delicious salads and aromatic soups served with our award-winning wheaten bread and light lunches.

For more information about Thyme & Co go to https://www.tastecauseway.com/member-listings/thyme-co/

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