ABC delicious. has picked up a number of prestigious food awards at recent ceremonies held in Sydney. ABC delicious. won the 2010 Food and Entertainment Magazine Award for the second consecutive year. It also won Best Recipe Book under $40 for Valli Little's Faking It, at the Australian Food Media Awards.
The Director of ABC Commercial, Lynley Marshall, congratulated the magazine and book teams at News Magazines, HarperCollins and ABC Commercial.
"ABC delicious. has been a success for the past decade and it is so pleasing to see that in 2010 it still leads the market as Australia's best food brand. We are also delighted that this brand is extending with a beautiful range of merchandise now available at ABC Shops and Myer stores."
The judges of the Australian Magazine Awards said that ABC delicious. magazine stood out from its peers in the highly competitive Food and Entertainment category. The judges commended the magazine for its consistently high standard of cover design which they felt had contributed to its growth in readership - particularly at newsagents.
ABC delicious. magazine continues to achieve strong circulation, selling 134,000 copies per issue at the last ABC audit, up 3.4% year on year.
The title also attracts an enviable readership, with 520,000 readers taking recipe inspiration from its pages each month.
The ABC delicious. cookbook, Faking It, by the title's Food Editor Valli Little, published by ABC Books, also won at the Food Media Awards.
The book was commended for its clarity of recipes and the quality and originality of its concept and design.
ABC delicious. magazine and cookbooks are available from ABC Shops, ABC Centres and ABC Shop Online.