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Local Favorites Advance as Finalists in Good Food Awards

Posted by on Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 12:50 AM

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The Good Food Awards named its 2018 finalists yesterday in fifteen categories. Eight of this year's finalists are from the Triangle; fourteen total represent North Carolina. The Good Food Awards recognize American food producers on a yearly basis. The organization states:
The Good Food Awards celebrate the kind of food we all want to eat: tasty, authentic and responsibly produced. We grant awards to outstanding American food producers and the farmers who provide their ingredients.
Winners will be named January 19, 2018, at a ceremony in San Francisco. Below are the proud Triangle finalists by category.

Beer:
Fullsteam Brewery, Farm’s Edge: Alexis, Farm’s Edge: Brumley Forest & Farm’s Edge: Dinnsen’s Orchard

Charcuterie:
Lady Edison with San Giuseppe Salami Co., Sweet Sopressata & Spanish Style Chorizo

Cheese:
Boxcarr Handmade Cheese, Campo & Winsome (Read more about Boxcarr here.)

Chocolates:
Chocolatay Confections, Sunflower Crunch Cup
Escazu Artisan Chocolates, Earl Grey Dark Chocolate Ganache & Orange Star Anise (Read more about Escazu here.)

Pickles:
Farmer’s Daughter, Nettle Kraut (Read more about Farmer's Daughter here.)

Preserves:
Fiddlehead Farm, Roasted Strawberry Preserves

Spirits:
Fair Game Beverage Co., Flying Pepper Tobago Infused Vodka (Read more about Fair Game here.)

Click here for the Good Foods Awards full press release.

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