Moscow, Russia – December 9, 2020 – Cherkizovo Group’s products have been awarded six gold medals and one silver medal at the Quality Guarantee 2020 international competition. The tasting panel selected the best offerings in 26 food categories, including the Best Poultry Product and the Best Meat Product.
Cherkizovo Group has again taken part in the Quality Guarantee competition. Based on the professional jury’s votes, 15 of the Company’s products received various awards and accolades.
Two Cherkizovo-branded products picked up gold medals, including our pork shoulder steak with natural spices and our Fuet Extra sausage. The Petelinka brand also received gold medals for its small fillet and its barbecue chicken sausages Specials. Tambov Turkey, a JV between Cherkizovo Group and Grupo Fuertes (Spain), also saw success with their Pava-Pava brand receiving two gold medals for its thin turkey thigh steak and Tender turkey mince.
A silver medal was also awarded to the Petelinka brand for its chicken balls. Quality excellence certificates were received by Po-Cherkizovsky ham, Cherkizovo bacon and sausages with smoked bacon, as well as Salami Astoria sausage and Cherkizovo-branded Domashniye cutlets. Further certificates were awarded to Petelinka’s breast fillet cubes and chopped chicken schnitzel, as well as Pava-Pava’s breast mince.
This year, the competition’s organizational committee registered applications from 145 food companies representing 50 Russian regions, as well as Kazakhstan, with the total number of food product submissions reaching 769.
The Quality Guarantee competition is staged by Gorbatov’s All-Russian Meat Research Institute, one of Russia’s leading food research organizations, and sponsored by the Federation Council of the Russian Federal Assembly. Its primary objective is to raise general awareness about food industry achievements, identify the best manufacturers and products, provide an unbiased assessment of product quality and safety, and contribute to better consumption culture. The competition’s supervisory board consists of professionals from the leading industry-specific research centers and experts from a variety of national associations.