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Foodies Rejoice! 33 Fancy Foods Win The 2010 Gold SOFI Awards

Best New Product: Rozendal Hibiscus Vinegar, South African Consulate GeneralBest New Product: Rozendal Hibiscus Vinegar, South African Consulate General The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) had its annual Fancy Food Show in New York City late last month and, low and behold, it awarded 33 Gold sofitm Awards to new specialty foods, beverages, and food lines.  Foodies, get your Christmas gift lists out.

The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) had its annual Fancy Food Show in New York City late last month and, low and behold, it awarded 33 Gold sofitm Awards to new specialty foods, beverages, and food lines.

The sofis are among the most prestigious international food awards in the food and beverage industry, and hundreds of countries were represented this year, which also broke a record for general attendance.  The field narrowed down to 140 sofi Silver Awards, out of which 300 food buyers voted on the final 33 Gold Award Winners.

Here's what they chose as hot  in specialty foods for 2010 (click on the link for the product if there is one to get more details and order some for yourself):

Appetizer, Antipasto, Salsa or Dip: Simply DeliToffeesh – Simply Delish Chunky Dip – Sweet Chili 

Sticky Toffee PuddingSticky Toffee Pudding

Baked Good, Baking Ingredient or Cereal: The Sticky Toffee Pudding Company – Sticky  Pudding

Cheese or Dairy Product: Ritrovo Italian Regional Foods – Ritrovo Selections – Mt. Townsend Limited Edition Truffle & Salt Seastack

Chocolate: Poco Dolce – Sesame Toffee Tiles

Classic: Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods, Inc. – Mom’s Spaghetti Sauce Cold Beverage: Brands of Britain – Fever-Tree Ginger Beer Condiment: Dulcet Cuisine – Mild Indian Curry Ketchup

Fever-Tree Ginger Beer, Brands of BritainFever-Tree Ginger Beer, Brands of Britain Confection: Amy E’s Bakery – Almond Toffee

Cookie: Effie’s Homemade – Effie’s Oatcakes

Cooking Sauce or Flavor Enhancer: Maya Kaimal Fine Indian Foods – Tikka Masala Simmer Sauce

Cracker: Kitchen Table Bakers – Rosemary Parmesan Crisp 

Dessert or Dessert Topping: Ciao Bella Gelato Company – Key Lime Graham Gelato Squares

Diet and Lifestyle Product: G.S. Gelato And Desserts, Inc. – Blood Orange Sorbetto

Key Lime Graham Gelato SquaresKey Lime Graham Gelato Squares

Food Gift: Sonoma Syrup Co. Inc. – Extract Gift Set

Frozen Savory: Hancock Gourmet Lobster Co. – Port Clyde Lobster Mac & Cheese

*Hot Beverage: Belgium’s Chocolate Source – Hot Chocolate Stick

 Innovation in Packaging Design or Function:  Knipschildt Chocolatier – Ensemble Box of Easter Eggs

Jam, Preserve, Honey or Nut Butter: Beth-el Food Ltd. – Aunt Bertha Apricot Preserves 75% Fresh Fruit

Meat, Pâté or Seafood: Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats – Nueske’s Applewood Smoked BaconEnsemble Box of Easter Eggs (hand painted artisan eggs in mini-egg carton)Ensemble Box of Easter Eggs (hand painted artisan eggs in mini-egg carton)

New Product: South African Consulate General – Rozendal Hibiscus Vinegar

Non-Food Specialty Item: Source Atlantique Inc. – If You Care 100% Biomass FSC Certified Firelighters

Oil: Manicaretti Italian Food Imports – Olio Verde Extra Virgin Lemon

Pasta Sauce: Dave’s Gourmet, Inc. – Masala Marinara

Pasta, Rice or Grain: Nuovo Pasta Productions, Ltd. – Kidz Mac & Cheez Gol’Fish Ravioli

Linekin Bay Lobster Corn ChowderLinekin Bay Lobster Corn ChowderPerishable Foodservice Product: Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery – Bijou

Pet Product: The Lazy Dog Cookie Co., Inc. – The Original Pup-Pie Happy Birthday

Product Line: Royal Pacific Foods – The Ginger People

Salad Dressing: Lucini Italia Co. – Delicate Cucumber and Shallot Artisan Vinaigrette

Shelf-Stable Foodservice Product: FoodMatch, Inc. – Dalmatia Fig Spread

Dalmatia Fig SpreadDalmatia Fig Spread Snack Food: Nutorious – Cranberry Orango Tango

Soup, Stew, Bean or Chili: Hancock Gourmet Lobster Co. – Linekin Bay Lobster Corn Chowder

USDA-Approved Organic Product: Truly Organic Baking – Bakers Basics™ Organic Banana Bread Mix

Vinegar: Lucero Olive Oil – Peach Balsamic Vinegar

 

Heck!  Check out all of the sofi 2010 winners here.  They are all gold as far as I'm concerned!

read:10 New & Exotic Foods Coming To NYC's 2009 Summer Fancy Food Show

 

SpecialtyFood.com, Foodspring.com

 

Comments
Oct 18, 2011
by Anonymous

foods

wow!.. yummy.. !tnx for this information!.
:-)