Seven brands of Carlsberg Ukraine have received 12 awards at the 17th International Competition of Beer, Soft and Low-Alcohol Drinks, Mineral and Drinking Water. The meeting of the tasting committee was held with the participation of the internationally acclaimed experts. The results and awards were announced on September 5 at the annual forum Beer Festival-2014.
The assessment of products of the major producers of beer, low-alcohol and soft drinks was blind tasted by a panel of judges. Along with experts from the industry organisation Ukrpivo, the judges included internationally acclaimed tasters from the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Belarus and Moldova.
The jury highly commended the products of Carlsberg Ukraine with the company winning awards in several nominations. Thus, the Grand Prize for the best quality was granted to as many as three new products released this year: Baltika Draft Unfiltered, special beer Slavutich ICE Mix Margarita and semi-dark beer Lvivske Robert Doms V³densky.
Gold medals for high quality products went to Slavutich (two awards), Zhigulyovskoe Bottles in Zaporozhye, Lvivske (Lvivske 1715 and Lvivske Robert Doms Bogemsky), as well as Kvas Taras. Silver medals went to non-alcoholic beer Baltika ¹0 and cider Somersby. An honorary cup for the best packaging design went to Lvivske Robert Doms V³densky that Lvivske Robert Doms Bogemsky.
Galina Korenkova, Chair of the jury of the tasting competition, General Director of Ukrpivo: "The fact that the brands of Carlsberg Ukraine received the highest wards means that the international jury consisting of renowned experts highly commended the quality of the company's products. Being a chair of the jury, I would like to thank the employees of Carlsberg Ukraine for their hard work and desire to surprise consumers with new products."
Aleksey Oliynichuk, National Chief Brewer at Carlsberg Ukraine: "We are very pleased that the jury of internationally acclaimed experts have praised our products. After all, Carlsberg Ukraine considers product quality to be one of its major priorities. The company is constantly improving its brewing technology, and we are making sure that the quality of our products meets the highest international standards."