4 Times Bundaberg North Burnett Culinary Superstars were the Pick of the Crop

Bundaberg Rum's award winning liquids (Credit: Bundaberg Rum)

1. Bundaberg Rum 'Bundaberg Blenders Edition 2015', 'Master Distillers' Collection Solera' and 'Master Distillers' Collection Small Batch'

Bundaberg Rum is no stranger to international recognition taking out the 'Best Dark Rum In The World' for their Master Distillers' Collection Solera and 'Best Gold Rum In The World' for the Master Distillers' Collection Small Batch, at the 2017 London World Drinks Awards. The Master Distillers' Collection Solera was also awarded a Gold Medal at the world's most prestigious and influential spirits competition, the 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Coincidentally Bundaberg Rum was also awarded the 'Best Rum In The World' and 'Best Dark Rum In The World' at the 2016 World Drink Awards in London, for their Bundaberg Blenders Edition 2015 and the Master Distillers' Collection Small Batch also took out 'World's Best Gold Rum', proving what Australians have known all along...that Bundaberg Rum is the best.

Where can I taste this? Bundaberg Rum Distillery, Hill Street, Bundaberg

Bunda Ginga Produce (Credit: Petrina_mc)

2. Bunda Ginga 'Delicious Produce Awards 2016' State Winner

No stranger to the world of farming Bunda Ginga owner Anthony Rehbein is taking the world by storm with his premium ground ginger. Recently featured on Masterchef Australia this award-winning product can also be purchased online, in region, or you can meet Anthony himself and purchase it straight from the farm on a Bundy Food Tour.

Where can I taste this? You can meet Anthony and purchase Bunda Ginga products on a Bundy Food Tour, or you can purchase online here or in-store here. You can also purchase it from our Visitor Information Centre!

3. Cross Family Farm 'Sustainability – 2016 Regional Winners'

At the prestigious Growth Awards 2016 local farmers Trevor and Wendy Cross were honoured for their sustainability and dedication to maintaining the land. Growing small crops for over 20 years this family business is not small by any means employing over 300 people and covering over 600 ha of land. Cross Family farms also provide $300,000 worth of produce yearly to the Food Bank and the Hay Run.

Where can I taste this? Cross Family Farm produce is shipped all over Australia. You can pick it up in your local supermarkets or maybe even enjoy it at your favourite cafes.

Delicious treats at Indulge Cafe (Credit: Indulge_80)

4. Indulge Café 'Brisbane Times Good Food Guide 2016 People's Choice Award'

Popular among locals and visitors alike this country-town café has turned Queensland on its head beating out some of Brisbane and the Gold Coast's most premiere dining venues to win the coveted people's choice award. Made with the award-winning produce throughout the regional it is no wonder that this hotspot is providing the best food and service Queensland can find!

Where can I taste this? Indulge Café is located at 80 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg.