2017 TASTE Award Nominees and Winners

Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award

Ernest Tottori, HPC Foods
Keith Ohta, Hawaii Candy

Manufacturer of the Year-Large

Maui Gold Pineapple Company

Manufacturer of the Year-Small

Diamond Bakery

Start-Up Manufacturer of the Year

Hawaiian Pie Company

Product of the Year

Choco Le`a – mochi truffle

Advocate of the Year

KTA Super Stores

Supplier of the Year

Pacific Rim Packaging

Hawaiian Agriculture Award

Big Island Bees


Nominees

Lifetime Achievement Award
Kauai Coffee Company
KTA Super Stores

Manufacturer of the Year-Large
Hawaiian Host
Aloha Shoyu Company
Island Princess
Redondo’s

Manufacturer of the Year-Small
Hawaiian Nougat Company
Made in Hawaii Foods
Aunty Lilikoi Products
Koloa Rum Company

Start-Up Manufacturer of the Year
Aloha Edibles
Herbologie Teas
Maui Raw
Maui Fruit Jewels

Product of the Year
Manulele Distillers – Ko Hana Agricole Rum
Me Ke Aloha Syrups
Honolulu Cookie Company – Pineapple Wrap and Aloha Collection Boxes
Maui Fruit Jewels – Exotic Fruit Jelly

Advocate of the Year
Steven Chiang, GoFarm Hawaii (Agribusiness Incubator Program)
UH Maui – The Maui Food Innovation Center, Chris Speere
Kyle Datta, Ulupono Initiative
Pacific Allied Products

Supplier of the Year
Maui Nui Venison/Makaweli Ranch
Rimfire Imports

Hawaiian Agriculture Award
Hawaii’s Special
Kauai Coffee Company
Paradise Meadows Orchard & Bee Farm
Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company