GFF, INC. - 2019 award winning Dressing and Sauce of the Year will showcase at PMA Fresh Summit Convention
FROM THE ASSOCIATION FOR DRESSINGS & SAUCES (ADS)
Fall 2019 PMA Fresh Summit BOOTH: 2018
(October 16, 2019) ATLANTA, GA – The Association for Dressings and Sauces (ADS) awarded both 2019 Dressing of the Year and Sauce of the Year to one member, GFF, Inc., based in City of Industry, California.
GFF’s Mint Lime with Tequila Dressing and Mango Gochujang Sauté Sauce were the winning entries, with the awards presented at the ADS Annual Meeting “Playing an Instrumental Role” held October 5-7 at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas. This marks the first time GFF, Inc. has won both Dressing of the Year and Sauce of the Year, and the second time they won Dressing of the Year – in a competition that included all the leading foodservice dressing and sauce companies.
“Our Korean-style Mango Gochujang Sauté Sauce gets its unique flavor from the combination of various red peppers with roasted and fermented soybean. The savory sauce is balanced with sweet mango and cilantro highlighted with specks of black sesame,” said Mary dela Peña, VP of Research, Development & Quality at GFF, Inc.
The company’s Mint Lime with Tequila Dressing is made with a delicate blend of spearmint, aromatic lime & citrus undertones, complemented with chipotle pepper and just the right spike of Tequila with a sweet hint. The dressing also can be used as a sauce to add flavoring without the excessive calories, sugar or sodium.
The Dressing of the Year and Sauce of the Year awards are presented by ADS to recognize and celebrate truly innovative and delicious products. Nominations for the awards were received from ADS members and were then voted on by members via blind taste tests at the ADS Technical Meeting in Louisville, KY, held April 28-April 30, 2019. ADS members voted for the dressing and sauce deemed to have the best overall taste.
At GFF, Inc. we blend innovation and a legacy of craftsmanship to create bold, new, fan-favorite dressings, sauces & mustards. “Our vision for GFF, Inc. is simple. Build a family under one roof with big thinkers, resourceful researchers, and can doers and give them the tools to create innovative and award-winning flavors” said Rodney Naylor, GFF, Inc’s senior vice president of sales and marketing. “We aren’t limited to any medium, but we still maintain our centuries-old commitment to creating must-have dressings, sauces and mustards.”
GFF, Inc. Plant Based Dressings/Sauces are created without any egg, milk, and cheese following a vegan recipe and only using plant-based proteins to enhance flavors and does not sacrifice taste. Plant based dressing recipes are based on fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. According to gfi.org “plant-based foods are a booming business, has grown 31% in the past two years.”
GFF, Inc. Fall Inspired dressings capitalizes on the trending flavors of fall and warmer flavor tones – pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, and honey. Forbes mentions fall as the season that drives menu innovation and that “42% of millennials would select fall flavors instead of typical order.”
GFF, Inc. Fruit Flavored dressings serve ideas like blueberry basil, strawberry, and blood orange to add a sweet-savory complement to turkey, ham, chicken or pork. Fruit flavored dressings/sauces add a fresh, colorful, and a blast of fruit sensations in every bite. According to Fuch’s North America, fruit flavors are growing in popularity. They are also an original and lively sandwich topping and add mild sweetness to any salad dressing recipe
All these mouthwatering dressings, sauces, and more will be available for sampling at our booth in the Fresh Summit PMA 2019 Convention. Please feel free to contact with any questions.
Mike Martinez – firstname.lastname@example.org / 323.724.2519
Nesma Madkour – Nesma.email@example.com / 626.549.2701
Rodney Naylor -- firstname.lastname@example.org / 626.549.2783