MARNOO - Marnoo farmer Stephen Walter has been recognised at the ABC Delicious Magazine ceremony that was held in Sydney.
Mount Zero Olives claimed the "From the Earth" title for the French Green Lentils grown by Burrum Biodynamics farmers Stephen and Tania Walter.
Burrum Biodynamics is the only Australian producer of Demeter-certified french green lentils.
The lentils are grown via enhanced organic farming methods without artificial fertiliser, pesticide or chemicals, instead a biological activator compost call Biodynamic 500 enlivens soil and plants.
Richard Seymour from Mount Zero Olives and Stephen Walter both attended an official ceremony at Kitchen by Mike were they met high profile judges including Maggie Beer.
The judges all agreed the little green jewels were an earthy taste delight.
Mr Walter said the win the was a great achievement.
"We are blown away by the win and would like to thank Mount Zero very much for its support," he said.
The awards are in their eighth year and recognise outstanding contributions by small and artisan producers and the growing interest in sustainability.
The prestige of the award continues to grow with a record 3110 entries received this year.
Full results can be found in the ABC Delicious Magazine August 2013 edition.