Klara’s Gourmet Cookies Named Finalist for sofi™ Award
Winners to be announced at Summer Fancy Food Show
Lee, MA (April 21, 2014) – Klara’s Gourmet Cookies has been named a Finalist
in the “Outstanding Cookie’ category in the Specialty Food Association’s 2014
sofi™ Award competition.
A sofi is the top honor in the $88 billion specialty food industry. “sofi” stands for
Specialty Outstanding Food Innovation and represents the best of the best from
members of the Specialty Food Association.
The Coconut Macaroons were one of 109 Finalists selected by a national panel
of specialty food professionals from 2,025 entries across 30 Awards categories
from Outstanding Appetizer to Outstanding Vinegar. Winners will be announced
by noted chef Dominique Ansel at a red-carpet ceremony June 30, 2014, at the
Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City.
“It is truly an honor that my family recipe is being recognized in such a way,” says
Klara Sotonova. “Each cookie is truly made with love and we are excited about
this recognition as we continue to share with the world the treats that have given
my family so much joy for generations”.
“A sofi is the highest honor for products from our members, who bring craft, care
and joy to the specialty food they create. The honor means the product is simply
the best in its category,” says Specialty Food Association President Ann Daw.
The sofi Awards are open to members of the Specialty Food Association, a not
for profit trade association established in 1952 for food artisans, importers and
entrepreneurs with more than 3,000 members in the U.S. and abroad. For more
NOTE TO EDITORS: Visit Us At The Fancy Food Show at Booth # 4804. To
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ABOUT KLARA’S GOURMET COOKIES
Klara’s Gourmet Cookies, located in The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts
was founded in 2006. They pride themselves in producing classic cookies from
recipes that have been in Klara’s family for generations. Klara’s rich Czech
baking traditions were passed down from her grandmother, as it had been done
in her family for generations. It is that tradition she now brings to you.