London-based luxury food brand Marshall and Brown wins Great Taste Award
A London-based business has been awarded a coveted one-star Great Taste Award for a product from its luxury food brand, Marshall and Brown. The brand won the acclaimed award for its ‘The Jerk House’ Caribbean Hot Mustard Sauce.
Marshall and Brown personifies class premiumisation and luxury authenticity in its entire range. From its self-named gourmet artisan Rum Truffles to the Mama Brown Rum cakes, and its collection of Jerk House sauces, Marshall and Brown brings the exquisite flavours of Jamaica to the luxury food market in the UK, the majority of which caters specifically to the vegan market.
One of the brand's luxury products was given the stamp of approval in September 2020 when Marshall and Brown received the accolade of a one-star Great Taste Award for The Jerk House Caribbean Hot Mustard Sauce.
The Great Taste Awards judges’ comments included:
"... This sauce has a gentle and mellow Caribbean nature with an appropriate warmth to round it off."
".. the spice sneaks up on you. We enjoyed the developing fruit flavours and heat."
All the products are focused on traditional flavours from the Caribbean inspired by the founder’s mother and mother-in-law. However, The Jerk House sauces are specifically dedicated to providing enhanced Caribbean flavours within dishes prepared for the diverse palate, including vegans and vegetarians.
The Vegan Kind Supermarket stocks the full range of The Jerk House Sauces and offers the consumer an opportunity to experience authentic, Jamaican, prepared flavours, steeped in history and tradition. Marshall and Brown now plan to branch out into other stockists with its full product range. Including The Jerk House Sauces, The Mama Brown range and the Marshall and Brown range.
Dr. Carlton Brown, Founder of Marshall & Brown, states:
"The Great Taste Awards is the largest and most trusted food and drink award, and putting our products through a rigorous test from industry experts, buyers, retailers and food writers is evidence of our confidence in our product. Having The Jerk House Caribbean Hot Mustard sauce recognised for its great taste is demonstrating and shows an appreciation of the wonderful, authentic taste which comes directly from Jamaica, and the sauce's ability to resonate with the most discerning palates. We are excited about this award and it's a credit to the brand."
The Marshall and Brown product range is prepared within a holistic mindset and business model, with the whole eco-system taken into consideration; from working with local farmers to the packaging.
Marshall and Brown’s dedication to providing premium, luxury, authentic products, inspired and produced with the heart, soul, and culture of Jamaica is evident. Food rich in historical tradition, prepared with quality ingredients, whilst making it accessible and welcomed in kitchens everywhere.
The Jerk House sauces are currently available to purchase - via shorturl.at/bvGMZ
For more information about the sauces, stockist and retail opportunities, visit - https://www.marshallandbrown.co.uk/
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The inspiration behind Marshall and Brown came from Dr Carlton Brown’s mother, who is 97, and his mother-in-law.
The company is named after these two wonderful matriarchs – Olive Brown and Eugenia Marshall – who were both born on the beautiful island of Jamaica. They were both amazing cooks and on Sundays, one of their family traditions was to have a dish that had been marinated or seasoned with Jerk seasoning.
He grew up around food, family, friends, music, fun and the rich heritage of Jamaican culture. Whilst on holiday in Jamaica four years ago, he began thinking about his heritage and how he could pay homage to both his mother and mother-in-law.
The common thread was food – Jamaica is a hotbed of interesting and wonderful flavours and spices, with a rich and diverse heritage. One of the most famous traditions within Jamaica is to jerk, and as both his mother and mother-in-law were passionate cooks, it became the obvious choice that he wanted to bring something contemporary to the market.
The brands within the family of Marshall & Brown include:
The Jerk House sauces
Mama Brown’s Cakes
Marshall & Brown Rum Truffles & Vegan Rum Truffles
Marshall & Brown Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee (October 2020)
Marshall & Brown Chutneys (October 2020)
Marshall and Brown Hampers
Image 1 – The Jerk House – The Award-Winning Caribbean Hot Mustard Sauce
Image 2 – The Jerk House – Jerk Barbeque Sauce
Image 3 – The Jerk House – Collection of Sauces x 6