Put the South in your mouth

Put the South in your mouth

Lindsey Beckworth

Photo by: Penny Kent Photography

Several UGA alumni were among the finalists of the 2014 Flavor of Georgia contest.

In the marinades and sauces category, Jennifer (BBA ’92) and Chris (BBA ’88, JD ’92) Adams of Q Sauce won for their GA Mustard Marinade. Lindsey Beckworth (ABJ ’10) of Loose Sugar bakery won the confection category for her Peachy Keen Pecan Praline. Richard Byne (BSA ’78) of Byne Blueberry Farms won the beverages category for his Organic Blueberry Juice. In the miscellaneous category, Brad Hardy (BSA ’96) of Hardy Farms Peanut won for his Southern Sriracha Boiled Peanut Rub. Virginia Willis (AB ’88) of Preserving Place won in the salsas, chutneys and condiments category for her Sweet Onion Confit. These products were among 35 finalists chosen from more than 125 entries. Sponsored by the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development, the contest is a chance for food businesses to showcase their new products. For more information, please visit http://www.flavorofgeorgia.caes.uga.edu.