In order to ensure that the judging is completely impartial, each jury member must fill in a tasting sheet individually and independently. There are specific sheets for each type of product and they may include up to 20 different parameters of analysis.
The jury is made up of a minimum of 8 experts and a jury chairperson who has many years experience of working with Monde Selection.
In order to obtain objective judgement of the quality of the product, the final result is calculated on the basis of the average points given by the different jury members.
The evaluation procedure not only takes into account sensory qualities such as general taste, aroma, texture, flavour, sensation in the mouth or any other relevant organoleptic criteria, but also other important parameters for the consumer such as ingredients used, clarity of information about the composition of the product, packaging, user-friendliness for preparations, instruction sheets, etc.
Thus, it is not just a simple blind tasting but rather an overall analysis of the quality of the product.
Feature and further added value of Monde Selection:
The experience of the Jury, of which some members have been working with Monde Selection for over 25 years, is certainly the best guarantee of good and fair evaluation of the quality of your products.
It is these years of experience that make the members of our jury capable of judging products from all over the world with the subtlety required for this task. They have an excellent knowledge of the culinary cultures of the 5 continents.
Besides, the jury includes members from Europe, Japan, China, etc.
Our institute also ensures that the experience of our juries is updated by organising tastings abroad from time to time.
All the jury members are qualified professionals such as:
The evaluation sessions last four months with 20 products tested per day.
The food products jury is presided by Mr A. Viatour, former University Professor and gastronomy columnist.
After the various tests and tastings, the juries of Monde Selection award Bronze, Silver, Gold or Grand Gold quality labels to products that are outstanding in terms of the different evaluation criteria.
A label that each winner may display on their product for 3 years.
In addition, Monde Selection awards Trophies to companies for the continuous efforts they make to reach and maintain a high level of excellence.
Lastly, the Monde Selection experts may award a Prize of the Jury to one product in each category that the jury unanimously notices as outstanding for one of its qualities such as its taste or its innovative nature.
Bronze if the product scores on average between 60% and 69%.
Silver if the product scores on average between 70% and 79%.
Gold if the product scores on average between 80% and 89%.
Grand Gold if the product scores on average between 90% and 100%.
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