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Vermont Products Win Big at the 2017 Fancy Food Show

June 28, 2017

Editors: photos of the winners are available here

Vermont-made products wowed the judges this week at the 2017 Fancy Food Show in New York City. The Green Mountain State scored eleven “sofi” awards at the world-renowned show - the largest specialty food industry trade event in North America!
And the delicious winners are…

Sofis (“specialty outstanding food innovation”) are the most prestigious awards in the specialty food industry and honor excellence across a variety of food categories. Winners are selected at the Specialty Food Association headquarters in New York City by a national panel of culinary experts. This year’s judging panel was comprised of 62 seasoned food professionals from acrossthe country, including trained chefs, culinary instructors, recipe developers, food writers and specialty food buyers who are experts in particular categories such as cheeses, oils, chocolates, etc.
“There’s no shortage of delicious food made right here in Vermont,” said Anson Tebbetts, Vermont’s Secretary of Agriculture.“When it comes to quality, authenticity, and flavor, Vermont rules. These companies are making outstanding products, and growing our economy. Congratulations to all of our winners!”

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Contact Information:
Alison Kosakowski
Director of Communications
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets