Braswell’s Named Finalist in Two Flavor of Georgia Categories

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Braswell’s Named Finalist in Two Flavor of Georgia Categories

03/02/2012

Braswell Food Co., based in Statesboro, Ga., is a 2012 Flavor of Georgia Food Contest finalist in two categories. The company’s Braswell’s Select Smoky Chipotle Mustard was selected in the Jams, Jellies and Sauce Category and the Braswell’s Apple Cinnamon BBQ Sauce was chosen in the BBQ and Hot Sauce Category. Braswell’s is the only company to have two products selected in this competition organized by the University of Georgia Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development.

The Braswell’s Select Smoky Chipotle Mustard is an intense premium mustard that is infused with chipotle peppers, horseradish and white wine. The product was developed in 2011 and immediately caught the attention of the gourmet food world, winning a prestigious NASFT Fancy Food Show Finalist award for Outstanding Condiment. It is packaged in reusable European drink ware that customers can reuse.

Braswell’s Apple Cinnamon BBQ Sauce combines apple cider vinegar, cinnamon and a touch of smoke flavor. This unique combination of flavors makes this sauce a wonderful complement to chicken, pork and seafood.

The Flavor of Georgia contest casts the spotlight on original food from the Peach State. Categories include barbecue and hot sauces, confections, dairy products, meat products, snack foods, jams, jellies and sauces. Entries are judged based on flavor, best use of Georgian ingredients, Georgia theme, unique or innovative qualities, commercial appeal and originality. Final judging is March 12-13 at the Georgia Freight Depot in Atlanta during the governor's annual agriculture awareness week.

A complete list of finalists is available online.