Good Food Awards

2018 Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 Good Food Awards Winners and their food communities for leading the way towards a tasty, authentic and responsible food system. Chosen from over 2,000 entrants, these 199 companies are creating vibrant, delicious, sustainable local food economies. Cheers to your hard work and dedication!

BEER

Allagash Brewing Company, Sixteen Counties, Maine
Almanac Beer Co., Apricot de Brettaville, California
Atwood Ales Farm Brewery, Rhuty, Washington
Brewery Vivant, Farm Hand, Michigan
Drake’s Brewing Company, Cherryland, California
Falling Sky Brewing, Dreadnut Tropical Stout, Oregon
Full Sail Brewing Company, Amber Ale, Oregon
Fullsteam Brewery, Farm’s Edge: Alexis, Farm’s Edge: Brumley Forest & Farm’s Edge: Dinnsen’s Orchard, North Carolina
Lakefront Brewery, My Turn Latif Double Chocolate Stout, Wisconsin
Ninkasi Brewing Company, Pacific Rain Pale Ale, Oregon
Perennial Artisan Ales, Savant Beersel & Glitter and Gold, Missouri
Port City Brewing, Tidings Ale, Virginia
Southpaw BBQ, Flanders Red Ale, California
Strange Land Brewery, Scotch Ale, Texas
Throwback Brewery, Love Me Long Time Bohemian Pilsner, New Hampshire

CHARCUTERIE

American Pig, Picante Salami, North Carolina
Beltex Meats, Coppa, Utah
Brooklyn Cured, Smoked Coppa, New York
Charlito’s Cocina, Campo Seco, New York
Elevation Charcuterie and Artisan Meats, Calabrese, Colorado
Farmer’s Daughter Market & Butcher, Hot Capicola, West Virginia
Fra’ Mani Handcrafted Foods, Salametto Piccante & Soppressata, California
Lady Edison with San Giuseppe Salami Co., Sweet Sopressata & Spanish Style Chorizo, North Carolina
‘Nduja Artisans, Culatello, Illinois
Olympia Provisions, Chorizo El Rey, Oregon
Red Bear Provisions, Holy Cow! Beef Dry Salami Sticks, Illinois
Thistle Meats, Milano Salami, California
Toro Bravo, Sobrasada Mallorca & Fuet, Oregon

 

CHEESE

Bellwether Farms, Whole Milk Basket Ricotta, California
Boxcarr Handmade Cheese, Campo & Winsome, North Carolina
Briar Rose Creamery, Goat Milk Feta & Lorelei, Oregon
Cascadia Creamery, Glacier Blue & Sawtooth, Washington
Consider Bardwell Farm, Rupert, Vermont
Firefly Farms Creamery, Merry Goat Round Spruce Reserve, Maryland
Goldin Artisan Goat Cheese, Cascadian Frechette, Oregon
Green Dirt Farm, Prairie Tomme, Missouri
LaClare Farms Specialties, Evalon & Cave Aged Chandoka, Wisconsin
Landmark Creamery, Petit Nuage, Wisconsin
Laura Chenel’s, Taupinière, California
Looking Glass Creamery, Bear Wallow, North Carolina
Montchevre, Fresh Goat Cheese, Wisconsin
Nettle Meadow Farm, Kunik, New York
Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company, Bay Blue, California
Sweet Grass Dairy, Thomasville Tomme, Georgia

 

CHOCOLATE

Castronovo Chocolate, Signature Collection Tumaco Dark Milk 60%, Florida
Charm School Chocolate, Coconut Milk Mocha, Maryland
Chokola Bean To Bar, Guatemala, Verapaz 70% & Maya Mountain, Belize 70%, New Mexico
Creo Chocolate, Brown Butter Bar, Oregon
Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate, 73% Northerner Blend, California
Fresh Coast Chocolate Co., Tanzania 70%, Michigan
Fruition Chocolate, Milk Chocolate Quinoa Crunch, Brown Butter Milk 43% & Wild Bolivia 74%, New York
Goodnow Farms Chocolate, Esmeraldas 70%, Massachusetts
Maverick Chocolate Company, Big Island, Ohio
Patric Chocolate, 70% Signature Blend, The Salty Cow & 67% Madagascar, Missouri
Ritual Chocolate, Vanilla Bar 70%, Utah
Stone Grindz Chocolate, Coffee and Coconut Milk 55%, Arizona
Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate, Peru 70%, Georgia

 

CIDER

Big B’s Hard Cider, Grand Cru Ciaison & Chester Hoppearcot, Colorado
Big Fish Cider Co., Allegheny Gold, Virginia
Castle Hill, Serendipity & Levity, Virginia
Dragon’s Head Cider, Traditional Cider & Perry, Washington
Ethic Ciders, Golden Rule, California
Fable Farm Fermentory, Pronoia, Vermont
Far West Cider Co, You’ve Guava Be Kidding Me & Proper Dry, California
Finnriver Farm Cidery, Blue Hewe, Washington
Foggy Ridge Cider, First Fruit, Virginia
Lassen Traditional Cider, Newtown Pippin, California
Shacksbury, Shacksbury Dry, Vermont
South Hill Cider, Old Time Cider, New York
Stem Ciders, Colorado Heritage Blend, Colorado
WildCraft Cider Works, Sage, Oregon

 

COFFEE

Blueprint Coffee, Ethiopia Hambela, Missouri
Compelling Coffee, Ethiopia Banko Gotiti Coffee, California
Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea, Organic Ethiopia Tikur Anbessa, California
JBC Coffee Roasters, Gedeb Lot 83 Ethiopia Natural, Wisconsin
Mudhouse Coffee Roasters, Limu Dabesa, Ethiopia, Virginia
Noble Coffee Roasting, Ethiopian ‘Bishan Fugu’, Oregon
Noble Coyote Coffee Roasters, Ethiopian Guji – Organic – Natural Process, Texas
OQ Coffee Co., Kayon Mountain Estate, Ethiopia, New Jersey
Ozo Coffee Roasters, Ethiopia Hambela Kirite, Colorado
Pachamama Coffee Cooperative, Organic Ethiopia Kossa Geshe & Organic Ethiopia Natural Amaro, California
Per’La Specialty Roasters, Ethiopia Shakiso, Florida
Revel Coffee, Ethiopia Kayon Mountain Guji Dry, Montana
Royal Mile Coffee, Ethiopia Shakiso Mormora Farm, New Jersey
Square One Coffee, Ethiopia Shakiso Mormora, Pennsylvania
Vashon Coffee Company, Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Natural Daniel Miju, Washington

 

CONFECTIONS

Alma Chocolate, Matcha Mint Bar, Oregon
Baci Artisan Chocolatier, French Silk, California
Batch PDX, Earl Grey & Almond Crisp, Oregon
Chocolatay Confections, Sunflower Crunch Cup, North Carolina
Eat Chic Chocolates, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup with Maldon Sea Salt, New York
Escazu Artisan Chocolates, Earl Grey Dark Chocolate Ganache, North Carolina
Fat Toad Farm, Original Goat’s Milk Caramel Sauce, Vermont
Fran’s Chocolates, Dark Chocolate Sauce & Caramel Sauce, Washington
Good King, Harmony Gourmet Snacking Cacao, Washington
Halvah Heaven, Silk Road Halvah, Massachusetts
Mayana Chocolate, Coconut Dream Bar & Mayan Spice Bar, Wisconsin
Michael’s Chocolates, Lemon Burst, California
Nuubia SF, Dark Chocolate Espresso Krispies, California
Patric Chocolate, Browned Butter Bar, Missouri
Red Kite Candy, Salted Maple Pecan Caramel, Vermont
Sapore Della Vita, Cardamom Rose Caramel Sauce, Florida
SWEET55, EMJ, California

 

ELIXIRS

Backyard, Citrus and Juniper Shrub, California
Blank Slate Kitchen, Black Pepper Rich Simple Syrup, New York
DRAM Apothecary, Pine Syrup, Colorado
El Guapo Bitters, Chicory Pecan Bitters & Classic Greek Rose Cordial, Louisiana
Element [Shrub], Chai Pear Shrub, Virginia
Gardenaire, Rhubarb + Basil Shrub & Tomato + Basil Shrub, Minnesota
Girl Meets Dirt, Ruby Spiced Apple Shrub, Washington
Improper Goods, The Bitter Housewife Cardamom Bitters, Oregon
Modern Bar Cart, Embitterment Chocolate Bitters, District of Columbia
Old Friends Farm, Ginger Syrup, Massachusetts
Reverend Al’s Bona Fide Potents, English Cucumber, Lime and Mint Shrub, Washington
SHED, Plum Shiso Shrub, California
Shrub District, Just Grapefruit, District of Columbia
Southport Grocery, Spiced Orchard Shrub, Illinois
Swallowtail Farm, Raspberry Syrup, Michigan
Yumé Boshi, Ume Plum Syrup, California

 

FISH

Bon Appetit Management Co. (Mt. Angel Abbey & Seminary), Hardwood Hot Smoked Columbia River Chinook Salmon, Oregon
St. Jude Tuna, Mediterranean (Solid White Albacore Tuna), Washington
Lox, Box, and Barrel, Celtic Seafare, Traditional Cold Smoked Salmon, Texas
Pure Alaska Salmon Company with Ocean Beauty Seafoods, Canned Pink Salmon, Washington
SHED, Smoked Trout & Smoked Black Cod, California
Tsar Nicoulai Caviar, Jordan’s Chef Reserve & Wild Cold Smoked Salmon, California
TwoXSea, Smoked McFarlands Spring Trout, California
Wildfish Cannery, Smoked Canned Geoduck, Alaska

 

HONEY

Akaka Falls Farm, Dark Kiawe Honey, Hawaii
Apoidea Apiary, Allegheny Fall Fallopia Wildflower Honey, Pennsylvania
Bloom Honey, California Avocado Honey, California
Gold Star Honeybees, Gold Star Gold, Maine
Hippie Chick Apiary, Daddy’s Sweet Inspiration, Virginia
Jacobsen Salt Co. + Bee Local, Pioneer Square & Sauvie Island, Oregon
MtnHoney, Sourwood Honeycomb, Georgia
Palace Apiaries, Pennsylvania Wildflower Honey, Pennsylvania
Red Headed Honey, Wild Michigan Wildflower Honey, Michigan
Sequim Bee Farm, Snowberry Rose, Washington
Swarm Chasers Apiary, Wildflower Honey, Georgia
Urban Bee SF, Tree Blossom Honey- Heath Ceramics, California

 

OILS

Bondolio, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, California
Calivirgin – Coldani Olive Ranch, Hot Virgin Jalapeno Olive Oil, California
ENZO Olive Oil Company, Organic Basil Crush, California
Frantoio Grove, Extra Virgin Frantoio Grove Oil, California
Hudson Wines, Titi’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil, California
Mangini Ranch, Mission Oil, California
Oliver Farm Artisan Oils, Pecan Oil, Georgia
Swayne Family Ranch, EVOO Tuscan Blend, California

 

PANTRY

A&A Alta Cucina Italia, Vidalia Chutney, Georgia
Aedan, Country Miso, California
Akka’s Handcrafted Foods, Garlic Relish, California
American Spoon, Roasted Tomatillo Salsa, Michigan
Bunches & Bunches, Green: Fire Roasted Green Chile Sauce, Oregon
Chaparral Gardens, Ole Mole, California
Dress It Up Dressings, Sesame Tahini Dressing, Maryland
Grlk, Fresh Basil Grlk, Minnesota
K-Mama Sauce, K-Mama Sauce, Minnesota
Le Bon Magot, Tomato and White Sultana Chutney, New Jersey
Mt. Capra, Grass-Fed Goat Milk Ghee, Washington
Nena’s Provisions, Dusty Foothills Chili Sauce, North Carolina
Sajen, Sambal Satay, California
SanoBe Superfoods, Peanut Butter, Rhode Island
Seattle Canning Company, Sonny’s Spicy Eggplant Kasundi, Washington
Wozz! Kitchen Creations, Spiced Beet Vinegar, New Hampshire

 

PICKLES

Boochcraft, Grapefruit + Hibiscus + Heather Kombucha, California
Ceceilia’s Gardens, Green Papaya Thai Kimchi, California
Fab Ferments, Pineapple Cilantro Kombucha, Ohio
Food and Ferments, Hearts on Fire Kraut, New York
Gordy’s Pickle Jar, Cajun Okra, District of Columbia
Grandma’s Gourmets, Grandma’s Bloody Pickles, Minnesota
HEX Ferments, Glow Kraut, Maryland
Johnson Berry Farm, MJ’s Bread and Butter Pickle & MJ’s Basil Bread and Butter Pickle, Washington
OlyKraut, Cumin Jalapeño Sauerkraut, Washington
Pacific Pickle Works, Lemon Verbena Hop-Pickles, California
Provisions by the Grey Plume, Sauerkraut, Nebraska
Roots Kitchen and Cannery, Curried Carrot Pickles, Montana
SHED, Pickled Shiitake Mushrooms, California
The Brinery, Dill Pickle Sauerkraut, Michigan
The Juice Hive, Shiso Leaf Kimchi & Low Country Kimchi, South Carolina

 

PRESERVES

Akaka Falls Farm, Tahitian Lime Ginger Jelly & Passionfruit Jalapeño, Hawaii
American Spoon, Wild Thimbleberry Jam & Chili Jam, Michigan
Atwater’s, Strawberry Hibiscus Jam, Maryland
Blake Hill Preserves, Wild Blueberry and Thyme, Vermont
Christina Maser Co., Jim’s Raspberry Jalapeno Pepper Jam, Pennsylvania
Fiddlehead Farm, Roasted Strawberry Preserves, North Carolina
Food For Thought, Great Lakes Pear Preserves, Michigan
Johnson Berry Farm, Strawberry Basil Jam, Washington
Larder & Cupboard, Strawberry Lemon Verbena Preserves & Apricot Lemon Thyme Preserves, Missouri
Maui Fruit Jewels, Hawaii Fruit Paste – Passion Fruit, Hawaii
Mt. Hope Farms, Aronia Haskap Fruit Spread & Columbia Star-Aronia-Lavender Fruit Spread, Oregon
Pick and Preserve, Peach NC Apple Brandy Butter, North Carolina
Regina’s Farm Kitchen, Strawberry, Blueberry and Jalapeño Jam, Georgia
San Carlos Quince, Quince Paste, Oregon
Yumé Boshi, Ume Plum Jam, California

 

SPIRITS

Alchemy Distillery, Boldt Genever Style Gin, California
Balcones Distilling, Baby Blue, Texas
Black Button Distilling, Citrus Forward Gin, New York
Catoctin Creek Distillery, Roundstone Rye 80 Proof, Virginia
Deerhammer Distillery, American Single Malt, Colorado
Elixir, Calisaya & Fernet dei Fratelli Loreto, Oregon
Richland Distilling Company, Single Estate Virgin Coastal Georgia Rum, Georgia
Spirit Works Distillery, Sloe Gin, California
StilL 630 Distillery, Expedition Rum, Missouri
Van Brunt Stillhouse, Bourbon, New York
Venus Spirits, Aquavit & Wayward Whiskey Bourbon, California
Vikre Distillery, Boreal Juniper Gin & Boreal Cedar Gin, Minnesota
Vivacity Spirits, Treos Brandy, Oregon