Seafood: Winner Announcement
Phil Kafarakis, President of the Specialty Food Association, along with Ken Blanchette of FreshDirect, announces the 2018 sofi Award winners for the Seafood category. Ken spends time traveling the world to source curated product for FreshDirect. One recent sourcing trips through Italy, Ken selected Olio Novello; farm and field specific tomatoes in Campania, and DOP prosciutto and roasted meats from Emilia-Romagna
In Baked Goods
Baked Good: Gold Winner
Loacker USA, Inc. receives the 2018 Gold sofi Award for Loacker Gran Pasticceria Tortina White in the Baked Good category
Confection: Silver Winner
Vermont Amber Candy Company receives the 2018 Silver sofi Award for Vermont Amber Organic Toffee Fennel Seed Toffee in the Confection category.
Vinegar: Bronze Winner
Acetaia Cazzola e Fiorini S.r.l. receives the 2018 Bronze sofi Award for I Solai Allambrusco Balsamic Vinegar in the Vinegar category
Ice Cream, Gelato and Frozen Treat: Winner Announcement
Phil Kafarakis, President of the Specialty Food Association, along with Gizella Otterson of Foster Sundry, announces the 2018 sofi Award winners for the Ice Cream, Gelato, Frozen Treat category.
Granola, Cereal: Gold Winner
Atalanta Corporation receives the 2018 Gold sofi Award for Cucina Classica Organic Italian 10 Minute Farro in the Granola, Cereal category
Honey: Silver Winner
The Z Specialty Food, LLC / Moon Shine Trading Co. wins the 2018 Silver sofi Award in the Honey Category for Moon Shine Trading co. Honey: Northwestern Meadowfoam