The CT Specialty Food Association (CSFA) held it’s thirteenth Product Awards Competition on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. One hundred ninety-nine specialty food items from Connecticut-based manufacturers were entered into 36 categories, with hopes of receiving the prestigious honor of CSFA Product Award Winner 2014. A complete list of Tuesday’s winners appears below.
Each March I look forward to the CT Food Association’s Specialty Food Awards Competition at the beautiful and sprawling Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville and the opportunity to spend an afternoon blind tasting and judging what our state’s specialty food producers choose to enter. This year I was assigned to judge jams, CT Grown, desserts, yeast breads, honeys, and appetizers/hors d’oeuvres and found a few that merited a 5 out of 5 score. Here they are….