NEW YORK — Hibiscus vinegar, cherrywood smoked bacon and Indian cooking sauce are among the 10 finalists for the 2010 annual “sofi” awards.
Presented by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, the Specialty Outstanding Food Innovation awards recognize excellence in specialty foods and beverages in 33 categories. The gold winner will be announced at the Summer Fancy Food Show on June 27-29.
Faye Greenberg, neighborhood-marketing director at Winn-Dixie Stores, Jacksonville, Fla., was among the specialty food officials who judged the competition.
The finalists are:
• Les Produits Fins Fabrice Lafon — Apple Ice Wine Vinegar.