Posted by admin on Saturday, April 19th, 2014
The Flavor of Georgia food product contest is sponsored by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development in partnership with the Center of Innovation for Agribusiness, Office of Gov. Nathan Deal, Walton EMC, the Georgia Department of Agriculture, the Georgia Agribusiness Council and the UGA Department of Food Science and Technology. For more information and additional details about the contest visit: flavorofgeorgia.caes.uga.edu. (source)
Gov. Nathan Deal and Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black announced the category and grand prize winners as part of Georgia Agriculture Awareness Day at the Georgia Freight Depot in Atlanta.
“We had so many great contestants this year,” said Sharon P. Kane, Flavor of Georgia contest coordinator. “It really highlighted the high caliber of the food products created by Georgians.” source
Here’s a list of all the 2014 winners:
Overall Winner: Georgia Gold Clothbound Cheddar Cheese; Nature’s Harmony; Elberton, Ga.
People’s Choice Award: Raspberry-Jalapeno Jam; Leoci’s; Savannah, Ga.
Adult Beverages: Richland Rum; Richland Distilling Company; Richland, Ga.
BBQ Sauces: Causey’s Sweet N’Smokey BBQ Sauce; Causey Foods, Inc.; The sauce was created in Vienna, Ga. where they still operate a restaurant, but their product is distributed from Smyrna, Ga.
Beverages: Organic Blueberry Juice; Byne Blueberry Farms; Waynesboro, Ga.
Confections: Peachy Keen Pecan Praline; Loose Sugar Bakery; Harrison, Ga.
Dairy Products: Georgia Gold Clothbound Cheddar Cheese; Nature’s Harmony; Elberton, Ga.
Jams & Jellies: Cinnamon Honey Spread; Weeks Honey Farm; Omega, Ga.
Marinades & Sauces: GA Mustard Marinade; Q Sauce, LLC; Dacula, Ga.
Meat & Seafood: Pork Vidalia Onion Sausage; Ogeechee Meat Market; Savannah, Ga.
Miscellaneous: Southern Sriracha Boiled Peanut Rub; Hardy Peanuts; Hawkinsville, Ga.
Salsas, Chutneys & Condiments: Sweet Onion Confit; Preserving Place; Atlanta.
Snack Foods: Georgia Blues Blueberry & Peach Bar; M Chocolat; Alpharetta, Ga.