And the Winner is ... Rising Star 2024 - Wales Food and Drink Awards

Excitement is in the air as the Wales Food and Drink Awards announce the winner of the Rising Star 2024 award. This prestigious accolade recognizes up-and-coming talent in the food and drink industry, shining a spotlight on those who are making waves with their innovative creations and dedication to quality.

Who is the Rising Star 2024?

The Rising Star 2024 award goes to none other than Andrea Toniolo Staggemeier, a small artisan Brazilian-style chocolate business in the south east of Wales that has been capturing the hearts and taste buds of locals with their delectable treats. Andrea, the mastermind behind the chocolates, has been tirelessly perfecting her recipes and creating unique flavor combinations that have set her apart in the competitive food scene.

Andrea receiving the Rising Star 2024 at the Wales Food and drink awards

Here is what Andrea said on receiving her award:

"We are committed to only use Fairtrade chocolates, natural ingredients, as well as locally sourcing our ingredients as much as possible. We are absolutely overwhelmed with this accolade and I would like to thank my family, my friends and amazing customers as well as the Cywain Co, Welsh Government Food Innovation - Zero2Five and BIC-Innovation for their continued support."

What sets Bossa Nova Chocolate apart?

What truly sets Bossa Nova Chocolates apart is not just the delicious creaminess and richness they offer, but also Andrea's commitment to using locally sourced ingredients and supporting other small businesses in the community.

Her passion for chocolate shines through in every bite, and customers can't get enough of her mouth-watering creations.

How can you support the Rising Star 2024?

If you want to support Bossa Nova Chocolate and other rising stars in the food and drink industry, the best way to do so is by visiting their establishments, trying their products, and spreading the word to friends and family. By supporting local businesses like Bossa Nova Chocolate, you are not only enjoying delicious food but also contributing to the growth and success of the community.

Congratulations to Andrea, founder, director and master chocolatier, from Bossa Nova Chocolate on winning the Rising Star 2024 award at the Wales Food and Drink Awards! Here's to many more years of sweet success and culinary delights.

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