2024 sofi Gold Award Winners Announced by Specialty Food Association

Characteristics such as spicy-sweet flavor profiles, global ingredients, and gluten-free formulas were shared among multiple Gold Award-winning products, indicating key trends to watch across the food industry. From a vegan, gluten-free tamarind-flavored recipe that took the Barbecue Sauce category to the smoky paprika and fleur de sel potato chips that won the red-hot Chips, Pretzels, Rice Cakes, & Salty Snacks category, bold flavors in unique combinations can be found throughout the list of winners.

Specialty Food Association Opens Submissions for Evolved 2024 sofi Awards

February 14, 2024 Specialty Food Association

The Specialty Food Association (SFA) has opened submissions to the sofi™ Awards, a celebration of culinary excellence and creativity and food’s most coveted prize.

Specialty Food Association Announces Winners of sofi Awards for New Product of the Year and Product of the Year

After anonymous tastings by hundreds of top buyers at the 2023 Summer Fancy Food Show, the Specialty Food Association (SFA) has announced that Mochidoki Vegan Passionfruit Mochi Ice Cream and Lewis Road Creamery 10 Star Certified Salted Butter have been awarded the 2023 sofi Awards for New Product of the Year and Product of the Year, respectively.

Belle Chevre’s Spreadable Fig Goat Cheese Wins sofi Gold Award

June 26, 2023 Belle Chevre

Belle Chevre’s spreadable Fig goat cheese has been recognized for its superior quality as a 2023 sofi™ Gold Product Award Winner in the Cheese – Non-Cow Milk, Mixed Milk category by the Specialty Food Association. The brand’s Fig chèvre is noted for its creamy texture and taste, with a natural sweetness from the real fig paste which balances the tangy goat cheese.

KHALSA SALSA Wins sofi New Product Award in Salsa & Dips

May 31, 2023 KHALSA SALSA

KHALSA SALSA CILANTRO-MINT Indian Fusion Salsa has been named the 2023 sofi™ New Product Award Winner in the SALSA & DIPS category. The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) sofi™ Awards—which have been bestowed annually since 1972—are a top honor in the $175 billion specialty food industry.