| posted in Press by seedlingprojects
Winners of the second annual Good Food Awards, which recognize artisan producers in eight categories and five geographical regions, were announced Friday at the Ferry Building in San Francisco.
More than 1,000 products were entered, and were evaluated by culinary professionals.
California winners in the various categories include:
Beer: Lagunitas Brewing Co. for A Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’, and Drake’s Brewing Co. for Drakonic Imperial Stout.
Charcuterie: Adesso for speck, and Fatted Calf for pork, rabbit and duck terrine.
Cheese: Bellwether Farms for its Carmody and whole-milk ricotta, Garden Variety Cheese for Black Eyed Susan and Hollyhock, and Saint Benoit Yogurt for organic yogurt cheese.
Chocolate: Dandelion Chocolate for its 75 percent Costa Rica.
Coffee: Equator Coffees & Teas for Ethiopia Watadera fair-trade organic, and Klatch Coffee Inc. for Ethiopian Worka.
Pickles: Farmhouse Culture for smoked jalapeno sauerkraut, Let’s Be Frank for Devil Sauce, and Emmy’s Pickles and Jams for turmeric cauliflower.
Preserves: Wine Forest Wild Foods for wild elderberry syrup, Artisan Preserves for orange honey marmalade, and Chez Pim for blueberry and golden raspberry jam.
Spirits: Marian Farms Ltd. for California Pisco, Square One Organic Spirits for Square One Organic Vodka, Wylie Howell Spirits for Wylie Howell Spirits Whiskey, and Ballast Point Brewing Co. for Ballast Point Aged Three Sheets Rum.
For more information, go to www.goodfoodawards.org.