2008 Final Results

Grand Prize Winner:

White Oak Grassfed Beef Ribeye, White Oak Pastures, Will Harris, Bluffton

Category Winners:

Barbecue and Hot Sauces — Sue Sullivan of Atlanta got top honors for Hot Squeeze

Confections — Laura Darnall of Savannah won in the candy category with Candy Clay Dough

Dairy Products — Ricky Sparkman and Kelvin Spurlock milked top honors with their fresh butter and milkshake-thick chocolate milk

Natural or Organic Products — Eleanor Rhangos of Savannah won for the Savannah Bee Company 100% Pure Artisanal Sourwood Honeycomb

Meat Products —Will Harris of Bluffton won with his White Oak Grassfed Beef Ribeye

Wine — Mary Ann Hardeman of Clayton won with Persimmon Creek Vineyards Seyval Blanc

Snack Foods — James and Bertha Carter of Alma delivered a crunchy winner with Rockingham Fried Pecans

Jams, Jellies and Sauces — Jan and Joel Coffee of Savannah claimed top honors with Dr. Pete’s Praline Mustard Glaze

Miscellaneous — James Dault of Canton won with his Sweetwater Growers Infused Roasted Garlic Basil Oil


The final judging and awards ceremony for the 2008 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest was held on March 18, 2008. The event coincided with the Governor's Ag Day festivities in Atlanta. Awards were presented by Gov. Sonny Perdue for the top products in each category, and a grand prize for the best overall product.