International Taste Awards


All products in the competition will be assessed
by professional and impartial opinions

All quality food and drink speciality products in the competition will be blind tasted by our Judges, who will form professional and impartial opinions. All food products are eligible, without any limits, provided that the relevant food category is included in the registration list for the competition. Each product in the competition is eligible to win an I.T.A. Medal, based on the scores assigned by our Judges. Medals are awarded to products that score 71 out of 100 or above.

I.T.A. Medals

Medaglia d'Oro

91/100 to 100/100

Unique or exceptional product, it represents the best in absolute terms.

Medaglia d'Argento

SILVER81/100 to 90/100

Excellent product.

Bronze medal

BRONZE71/100 to 80/100

Delicious product, decidedly above average


Judges Award

Products that receive the highest score in their categories will also be awarded a Judges Award. One Judges Award medal is awarded for each category in the competition.

Top 50

Finally, all products in the competition, excluding mineral waters, will be eligible for a special inter-category recognition: the top fifty products in the competition each year will be awarded a special Top 50 Award Medal.

Golden Drop

For all the competing mineral waters will be drawn up a specific leaderboard, independent of any other food & beverage reference, subdivided into subcategories. The best ones will be awarded with a special medal: Golden, Silver and Bronze Drop.

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