Preserving Place’s Sweet Onion Confit is a winner in the 2014 University of Georgia Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest in the condiments category, beating out two other finalists to become the only winner based out of Atlanta.
Judges critiqued each entry on commercial appeal, use of local Georgia ingredients, Georgia theme, taste, innovation and potential market volume in each category, according to a news release.
The concoction of sweet onions, brown sugar, vinegar and crunchy mustard seeds was crafted by chef Virginia Willis; the label was designed by Green Olive Media; and the packaging is printed by Henry + Co.
The Flavor of Georgia food product contest is sponsored by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development in partnership with the Center of Innovation for Agribusiness, Office of Gov. Nathan Deal, Walton EMC, the Georgia Department of Agriculture, the Georgia Agribusiness Council and the UGA Department of Food Science and Technology. For more information and additional details about the contest visit: flavorofgeorgia.caes.uga.edu.