El Monterey snacks have received 2015 ChefsBest “Best Taste” and “Excellence” awards. Independent professional chefs gave the category-exclusive awards after testing products from the El Monterey snack line head-to-head against market competitors.

Products receiving the 2015 ChefsBest “Best Taste” or “Excellence” awards include:
El Monterey Chicken and Cheese Flour Taquitos
El Monterey Beef and Cheese Flour Taquitos
El Monterey Beef Corn Taquitos
El Monterey Chicken Corn Taquitos
El Monterey Nacho Cheese and Beef Extra Crunchy Mini Chimis

“As the #1 selling frozen Mexican food brand in the United States, our on-going promise is to provide convenience, quality, value, and variety,” said Rachel P. Cullen, President and CEO, Ruiz Food Products Inc. “So to receive this type of recognition confirms our commitment and its importance to our consumer.”

The ChefsBest Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.  The ChefsBest Center for Taste is made up of sensory certified chefs, flavorists and sensory scientists whose expertise is widely recognized throughout the industry.  The chef panel’s sensory expertise is harnessed through a disciplined analytical process known as Sensory Attribute Quality Analysis (SAQA).

Ocean Spray, Country Crock Side Dishes, Perdue, Craisins, Eggo, Planters Mixed Nuts and C & H Pure Cane Sugar are just a few of the many other products to receive this prestigious recognition.

Source: Ruiz Food Products Inc.