Dallas Market Center Announces 2022 Gourmet Gold
Specialty Food Awards Winners
DALLAS – June 28, 2022 – Dallas Market Center, the most complete lifestyle market including gourmet and housewares products, has announced the winners of the 2022 Gourmet Gold Specialty Food Awards. The ceremony was held in the World Trade Center during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market from June 22 - 28.
The Gourmet Gold Specialty Food Awards celebrates exceptional manufacturers in the gourmet products industry who exhibit in Dallas. Entries were received from dozens of companies from coast to coast. The winners are as follows:
Best Baked – cookies, cake, breads, mixes: Oatmeal Scotchie Cookies by Oh, Sugar!
Best Beverage – hot or cold: Big Bayou Bloody Mary Mix - Original by Big Bayou Cocktail Sauces
Best Chocolate Candy/Dessert – includes sauces, pies, cakes, cookies: Baratti & Milano Cremino Classico by Baratti & Milano
Best Condiment I – sauces, rubs, seasonings: Honey Hot Sauce by Savannah Bee Company
Best Condiment II – oils, vinegars, dressings: Blueberry Dark Balsamic Vinegar by Tastefully Olive
Best Fruit Confit – jams, jellies, preserves, marmalades: Raven’s Original Strawberry Jalapeno Jam by Raven’s Nest | Gourmet + Gift
Best Healthy Lifestyle – includes organic, gluten free, sugarless, vegan products: Chain Reaction by Casa M Spice
Best Non-Chocolate Candy/Dessert – includes caramels, taffy, brittles, pralines, cookies: LUXE Strawberry Sugar Cube by Teaspressa
Best of Kitchen & Entertaining: Fire Fishing Pole Campfire Roaster by Firebuggz
Best Snack – dips, salsas, nuts: Fire Mission by GI Jerky
Best Soup or Chili: Tomato Basil Bisque by Ala Carte Alice
Judging was based on originality, taste, and packaging. This year’s judges included: Maria Whitworth, Director of Marketing & Advertising for Edible Dallas Fort Worth Magazine; Andrew Shipman, General Manager of Billy Can Can Restaurant; and Cullen Potts, Co-Owner of Berkley’s Market.
Tens of thousands of buyers from across the country and internationally attended the Total Home & Gift Market, a seven-day trade event that welcomes single and multi-location retail, buying groups, and major stores. Gourmet Market inside Dallas Market is open-daily and showcases hundreds of products.
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About Dallas Market Center
Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in lighting, home décor, furniture, gifts, and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus near downtown Dallas, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year. The Dallas Market Center website is available at dallasmarketcenter.com.