Awards

We are proud of our achievements & recognition.

Igor's meticulous research and artisan skills ensure that his product matches the best in the world. The following awards won by Anvers Confectionery over the years vouch for this:

  • 2012 - Tourism Accommodation Australia (Tas) National Winner, Industry award: "I Love Food Award - Dessert"
  • 2010 - National training awards Winner, Industry award: Agri-Food
  • 2010 - Winner, Whirlpool Challenge Cooking Comp. Gateaux/Trade - TAS (Peter Halley)
  • 2010 - State Winner, I love Food Awards - Favourite desserts/ice creams
  • 2010 - Winner, Employer of the year Award - Tasmanian Training Awards
  • 2009 - Winner, Whirlpool Challenge Cooking Comp. Gateaux/Trade - TAS and NSW (Peter Halley)
  • 2009 - Community Achievement Award - Winner, Tourism & Arts Business Enterprise Award
  • 2008 - Winner, ARA Tasmanian Independent Retailer of the Year
  • 2007 - Winner, Tourism Council of Tasmania and Cradle Coast Authority's "People Choice Award"
  • 2005 - Finalist Employer of the Year category of the Tasta Training Awards
  • 2005 - Winner, Tourism Council of Tasmania and Cradle Coast Authority's "People Choice Award"
  • 2004 - Winner, Rotary International Pride in Workmanship Award
  • 2004 - Family Business of the Year Award Winner (1st Generation)
  • 2004 - Winner, Tasmanian Tidy Towns - Commerce & Business award
  • 2003 - Winner, Rotary International Pride in Workmanship Award
  • 2003 - Winner, Best New Retail and Tourist Attraction in Tasmania awarded by ITOT (Independant Tourism Operators of Tasmania Ltd)
  • 2003 - Finalist, Employer of the Year category of the Tasta Training Awards
  • 2003 - Webster Award Winner for Food Processing and Manufacturing
  • 2003 - Tourism Tasmania - Highly Commended Significant Regional Attraction
  • 2001 - Food Safety Accredited: HACCP and SQF2000
  • 2000 - Nominated for the Tasmanian New Exporter Award
  • 1999 - Winner of the Tasta Tasmanian Small Business of the Year
  • 1996 - Finalist at the Tasmanian Telstra Small Business Awards
  • 1993 - Silver at the Sydney Salon Culinaire
  • 1991 - Winner, Tasmania's Young Career Achiever Award (Igor Van Gerwen)
  • 1990 - Winner, Australia's New Food Service Award
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