2013 sofi™ Award Winners

sofi Award Winners and Finalists represent the best of the best in specialty food and beverages. “sofi” stands for specialty outstanding food innovation. This year’s Gold Award Winners were selected from a record number 2,573 entries across 32 awards categories and were announced at the gala red-carpet awards Ceremony at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City by internationally acclaimed Chef Marcus Samuelsson.

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Gold Award Winner

Appetizer, Antipasto, Salsa or Dip

Hot Parmesan & Artichoke Dip Mix
Gourmet du Village

Gold Award Winner

Baked Good, Baking Ingredient or Cereal

Goat Cheese Cheesecake
Fromagerie Belle Chevre

Gold Award Winner

Cheese or Dairy Product - Tie

Jeffs' Select
Caves of Faribault

Gold Award Winner

Cheese or Dairy Product - Tie

Toma
Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co.

Gold Award Winner

Chocolate

Avant-Garde Bar Blood Orange Bergamot Flavor
Chocolat Moderne

Gold Award Winner

Classic

Humboldt Fog
Cypress Grove Chevre, Inc.

Gold Award Winner

Cold Beverage - Tie

Fever-Tree Premium Sparkling Lemon
Brands of Britain

Gold Award Winner

Cold Beverage - Tie

Jin+Ja
Canada Enterprises

Gold Award Winner

Condiment

Spicy Plum Chutney
The Virginia Chutney Company

Gold Award Winner

Confection

Chocolate Tiffin with Biscuits, Roasted Almonds & Cherries
The Sticky Toffee Pudding Company

Gold Award Winner

Cookie

Whole Wheat Dark Chocolate Chip
Tate's Bake Shop

Gold Award Winner

Cooking Sauce or Flavor Enhancer

We Rub You - Spicy Korean BBQ Marinade
Korean Delights

Gold Award Winner

Cracker

Salty Date and Almond Raincoast Crisps
Lesley Stowe Fine Foods

Gold Award Winner

Dessert or Dessert Topping

Double Peanut Butter Chip
McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

Gold Award Winner

Diet and Lifestyle Product

Belle & The Bees Breakfast Cheese
Fromagerie Belle Chevre

Gold Award Winner

Food Gift

Manhattan Rooftop Honey Flight
Bee Raw

Gold Award Winner

Frozen Savory

Old Port Lobster Flatbread
Hancock Gourmet Lobster Co.

Gold Award Winner

Hot Beverage

Bhakti Chai
Bhakti Chai

Gold Award Winner

Innovation in Packaging Design or Function

HoneyPax Raw Tupelo Honey Packets
HoneyPax

Gold Award Winner

Jam, Preserve, Honey, Nut Butter

Beet & Red Onion Marmalade
Wildly Delicious Fine Foods

Gold Award Winner

Meat, Pâté or Seafood

Campania Handcrafted Italian Salami
Creminelli Fine Meats

Gold Award Winner

New Product - Tie

The Fine Cheese Co. Pearls of Pure Goats' Cheese
Artisan Biscuits Ltd.

Gold Award Winner

New Product - Tie

Point Reyes Bay Blue
Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co.

Gold Award Winner

Non-Food Specialty Item

EcoTaster Mini
EcoTensil Inc.

Gold Award Winner

Oil

Stöger Cherry Seed Oil
Los Chileros

Gold Award Winner

Pasta Sauce

Ritrovo Selections Casina Rossa Due Formaggi
Ritrovo Italian Regional Foods

Gold Award Winner

Pasta, Rice or Grain

Carolina Creole Stone Ground Grits
Luquire Family Foods

Gold Award Winner

Perishable Foodservice Product

Pakora & Aloo Tikki Indian Bites Platter
Sukhi's Gourmet Indian Foods

Gold Award Winner

Product Line

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Product Line
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Gold Award Winner

Salad Dressing

Ginger Sesame Miso Dressing
NaGo Foods

Gold Award Winner

Shelf-Stable Foodservice Product

Single Serve Oatcakes
Effie's Homemade

Gold Award Winner

Snack Food

Rogue Blue Gourmet Popcorn
POP! Gourmet Popcorn

Gold Award Winner

Soup, Stew, Bean or Chili

Legendary Velvety Cream of Tomato Soup
Sarabeth's Kitchen

Gold Award Winner

USDA-Certified
Organic Product

Runa Hibiscus - Berry Guayusa Tea
Pro Ecuador

Gold Award Winner

Vinegar

Sopraffino 12 Year Aged Wine Vinegar
Italian Harvest, Inc.