1 Gold Star- Great Taste- Our first award !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

August 23, 2018

Earlier in the year we have put our 2 products forward to compete in Great Taste . It was a long shot but 5 months later we have received news that our Lime, Chilli & Ginger Energy Bar received 1 Gold Star.


Great Taste, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, is the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink. It has been described as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world and the ‘epicurean equivalent of the Booker prize’. Quite simply the Great Taste logo is the sign you can trust when buying food and drink in your local, quality retailer.


In 2018 over 500 judges, including specially trained food writers inputting judges’ comments, came together at 65 judging days from March through to early July. Judging took place at Guild HQ in Dorset and at our permanent office, event and judging venue close to Borough Market, London. As ever we have judged at specialist test centres for tea, filter coffee and espresso. The judges, from all corners of the food world, blind-taste in teams of 3 or 4 ensuring we get a balance of expertise, age and gender.

Our Team is thrilled as this is our very first award and just 6 months in our trading.

It is confirmation that we developed delicious quality product.

We are proud that our work has been recognized.


See what judges has to say about our winner:


Table 3:

This is a potentially interesting entry in a very competitive market - the idea of the chilli spicing is appealing, but in the mouth there is too much date, barely any crunch from the cashews, no apricot, no lime, hardly any ginger and just a hit of chilli right at the end. It is one-dimensional, which it shouldn't be if the ingredients were all properly present.

Table R2:

Deep rich datey bar looks soft when cut into. Texture is pleasant with a good chewy ratio of date and cashew. The spices are well balanced and nothing is overpowering. Sweetness offset with a little hint of lime juice. Well rounded product with some spicy interesting zing.

Table 2:

The featured flavours all shine, chilli, ginger lime and apricot all present, well balanced and with a very enjoyable hint of heat. These type bars can be very disappointing but this one is actually a pleasure to eat!




Lime bar offers well known type of bar however in very unique flavor offering something different to our customers.

Snack has been already very well received by runners, cyclists and    health conscious people  looking for great free from snack.

Would you like to try?

Head to our online store

Nutritious Regards


Hala Team



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