On September, 20ty, in Expo Center on Krasnaya Presnya (Moscow) a solemn ceremony of awarding winners of the international degustation contest “Product of the Year 2012” took place which was hold on September 17-20 within the exhibition World Food Moscow. The natural water Aquanika and the sparkling soft drink Ministerstvo Gazirovki (the producer is Russian Time Ltd.) got “gold” and “silver” in the nomination “Wine, distilled and beer- non-alcoholic products”.
In total more than 600 products samples from 200 companies took part in 9 nominations of the contest. The nomination “Wine, distilled and bear- alcohol free products” was presented by 52 samples of drinking water and drinks from 13 enterprises.
The company Aquanika (Russia Time Ltd.) participated in this contest for the first time.
Notably, that the independent evaluation of each participant was hold by the degustation commission of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. The selection of the best products was carried out by means of organoleptic testing in accordance with requirements of the normative documentation.