2013 Final Results

Atlanta architect and chocolatier Amy Stankus serves chocolates to the public during the Flavor of Georgia 2013 legislative reception on Monday March 11 at the Georgia Freight Depot in Atlanta. Stankus' company Chocolate South won the first prize in the 2013 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest.

Grand Prize Winner:

Georgia Peach Tea Bonbons by Chocolate South

People's Choice Winner:

Georgia Buffalo N.Y. Strip Steak by Georgia Buffalo, Inc.

Category Finalists:

Dairy Products:

  • WINNER: Georgia Red by Flat Creek Farm & Dairy
  • Applewood Smoked Gouda Cow Cheese by Udderly Cool Dairy, LLC
  • Capra Gia's Marinated Feta by The Capra Gia Cheese Co.

Snack Foods:

  • WINNER: Burke/Georgia Bar by Byne Blueberry Farms
  • Edibelles Southern Praline Snackin' Mix by Edibelles
  • Abby J's Blackhawk 'Farm to Table' Bean & Jalapeno Salsa by Abby J's Gourmet


  • WINNER: Georgia Peach Tea Bonbons by Chocolate South
  • Sea Salt Caramel Bars by Heidi's Heavenly Cookies, LLC
  • Flavors of the South Chocolate-Covered Caramels by M Chocolat
  • Swedish Chocolate Delights by Swedish Traditions

Jams and Jellies:  

  • WINNER: Spiced Blueberry Peach Jam by MiDi Blueberry Farm
  • Peach Habanero Jam by Webbington's
  • Apple Ginger Preserves by Hillside Orchard Farms


  • WINNER: My Sweet Hottie (Mild) Home-style Sweet & Sour Sauce by Chinese Southern Belle
  • Braswell's All Natural Vidalia Onion Steak Sauce by Braswell Food Company
  • Lazy Ray's Ketchup & Mustard by Lazy Ray's, LLC

Barbecue and Hot Sauces:

  • WINNER: Hotlanta Honey by Atlanta Bee Company
  • Roasted Garlic by Williamson Brothers
  • Q Sauce Classic BBQ Sauce by Q Sauce, LLC

Meat and Seafood:

  • WINNER: Hunter Cattle Company Pork Sausage by Hunter Cattle Company
    Georgia Buffalo N.Y. Strip Steak by Georgia Buffalo, Inc.
  • Sunset Farm Brand All Natural Bell Pepper and Onion Sausage by Sunset Farm Foods


  • WINNER: Gayla's Grits by Gayla Shaw
  • Georgia Peach Tea by Just Add Honey Tea Company
  • Collard Green Seasoning by King Louie Special Blend Seasoning


The 2013 Flavor of Georgia contest was held on March 11-12, 2013, at the Georgia Freight Depot in Atlanta during the Governor's annual ag awareness week.