|By PR Newswire||
|August 1, 2014 04:47 PM EDT||
GOLD COAST, Australia and NEWARK, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Your Inspiration At Home has been honored with 121 medals at the Royal Hobart Fine Foods Awards in Australia, including a category champion and two reserve champion trophies.
The awards are given by gourmet food experts. This was the annual competition's 18th year and it attracted nearly 1,500 entries. Your Inspiration At Home captured an exceptional 37 gold, 45 silver and 39 bronze medals.
Your Inspiration At Home's biggest winners were its Fajita Spice, which won the highest award, with Asian Stir-fry & Rajah Extra Virgin Olive Oil winning the grand reserve awards in their categories. Entire product sectors within the Your Inspiration At Home offering were awarded medals and attendees of the gala awards evening were treated to a dessert featuring the 2013 Champion trophy-winning Rose White Chocolate & Pistachio Dukkah.
Your Inspiration At Home's line includes hand-crafted gourmet seasonings; dip mixes; herb, nut and spice mixtures; oils and vinegars; meat rubs; salt dusts and chocolate powder blends. Its web site is www.yourinspirationathome.com.au.
The company was founded in 2011 in Australia. It recently launched a strategy of global expansion as part of Dallas-based CVSL Inc. (OTC QX: CVSL). In 2013, Your Inspiration At Home opened its North American headquarters in Newark, Ohio.
"These awards are truly inspiring. I am humbled at this amazing honor," said Colleen Walters, Your Inspiration at Home's founder, CEO and Chief Spice Curator. "We pride ourselves on a quality and unique product offering, and these results speak for themselves. Everyone in our sales field is incredibly excited to see this latest wave of recognition for our products," she added.
"This is such an amazing result, especially following our recent other awards," she said. "Our annual convention is in Australia in only two weeks, and it is so exciting to share this success with our team."
This week's awards are the latest in a series of honors won by Your Inspiration At Home during the past year. Recently, the company was awarded several medals at the Melbourne Fine Food Awards and has won 264 Fine Food Awards in only three years.
CVSL (www.cvsl.us.com) is a growing group of micro-enterprise companies that connect social media networks into an ever-expanding virtual "community" of social commerce. CVSL companies currently include The Longaberger Company, a 40-year old maker of hand-crafted baskets and other home decor items; Your Inspiration At Home, an award-winning maker of hand-crafted spices and other gourmet food items from around the world; Tomboy Tools (d/b/a Project Home), a direct seller of tools designed for women as well as home security systems and home organization and beautificaiton; Agel Enterprises, a global seller of nutritional products in gel form as well as a skin care line sold under the Ageless brand, operating in 40 countries; Paperly, which offers a line of custom stationery and other personalized products; My Secret Kitchen, a U.K.-based seller of gourmet food products; and Uppercase Living, which offers an extensive line of customizable vinyl expressions for display on walls in the home. In addition, CVSL and Golden Girls, a purchaser of gold and tradable jewelry, have signed a definitive purchase agreement, which is subject to customary closing conditions.
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