Black Gram Lentils Curry

Black Gram Lentils Curry
Two illustrious awards won by our beloved Black Gram Lentils Curry, famously known as 'Dal Makhani'.

Sofi Awards

Honoring Creativity and Great Taste Since 1972

For more than 45 years the Specialty Food Association has presented Sofi Awards to recognize innovation and remarkable taste, and to highlight the flavors and the creativity found across our industry. The Sofi Awards has played a critical role in honoring and advancing culinary excellence and creativity worldwide. "Sofi" stands for "Specialty Outstanding Food Innovation".

Today’s Sofi Awards represent culinary creativity from across America and around the globe. Thousands of products are reviewed annually at the Specialty Food Association headquarters, by a national panel of culinary experts.

Seasoned food professionals from across the country, including trained chefs, culinary instructors, recipe developers, food writers and specialty food buyers who are experts, are selected based on their expertise, experience and qualification.

The International Taste & Quality Institute - iTQi

The International Taste & Quality Institute - iTQi - based in Brussels is the world's leading organization dedicated to certifying the TASTE of food and drink products.

iTQi is the leading independent Chef & Sommelier based organisation dedicated to certifying the superior taste of food and drinks products from all around the world. The Institute analyzes, scores and certifies the TASTE of consumer food and beverages from all over the world. Since 15 years, iTQi has analysed over 10,000 products from more than 130 countries. The iTQi jury is composed of renowned chefs and sommeliers from 15 prestigious European Culinary or Drink associations.

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 nor its origin as they taste it. In addition to the scoring, the chefs and sommeliers provide comments and suggestions for further product improvement. The iTQi processes are ISO 9001 certified themselves.

Chick Peas Curry with Basmati Rice

Chick Peas Curry with Basmati Rice
‘Superior Taste Award’ with 2 Golden Stars by iTQi –

The International Taste & Quality Institute - iTQi

The International Taste & Quality Institute - iTQi - based in Brussels is the world's leading organization dedicated to certifying the TASTE of food and drink products.

iTQi is the leading independent Chef & Sommelier based organisation dedicated to certifying the superior taste of food and drinks products from all around the world. The Institute analyzes, scores and certifies the TASTE of consumer food and beverages from all over the world. Since 15 years, iTQi has analysed over 10,000 products from more than 130 countries. The iTQi jury is composed of renowned chefs and sommeliers from 15 prestigious European Culinary or Drink associations.

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 nor its origin as they taste it. In addition to the scoring, the chefs and sommeliers provide comments and suggestions for further product improvement. The iTQi processes are ISO 9001 certified themselves.

Dry Fruit Mango Chutney

Dry Fruit Mango Chutney
‘Superior Taste Award’ with 2 Golden Stars by iTQi –

The International Taste & Quality Institute - iTQi

The International Taste & Quality Institute - iTQi - based in Brussels is the world's leading organization dedicated to certifying the TASTE of food and drink products.

iTQi is the leading independent Chef & Sommelier based organisation dedicated to certifying the superior taste of food and drinks products from all around the world. The Institute analyzes, scores and certifies the TASTE of consumer food and beverages from all over the world. Since 15 years, iTQi has analysed over 10,000 products from more than 130 countries. The iTQi jury is composed of renowned chefs and sommeliers from 15 prestigious European Culinary or Drink associations.

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 nor its origin as they taste it. In addition to the scoring, the chefs and sommeliers provide comments and suggestions for further product improvement. The iTQi processes are ISO 9001 certified themselves.