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The Triangle’s 2024 Good Food Awards finalists

The Good Food Awards celebrate the country’s leading food and drink crafters — 10 products from the Triangle made the list of finalists.

Young Hearts Distilling's Potenza orange bottle.

The next time you’re at Young Hearts Distilling, try a negroni with in-house Potenza.

Photo provided by Young Hearts Distilling

The 2024 Good Food Awards Finalists were announced, and 10 products from the Triangle — that were selected from over 1,700 entries — topped the blind taste test and passed a screening for category-specific sustainability standards.

From chocolate and confections to beer and preserves, the Triangle is represented in eight of the 17 categories.

Big Spoon Roasters, Durham | Lum Lum Thai Curry Peanut & Cashew Butter (Pantry)

Boro Beverage Company, Chapel Hill | Trailblazer Kombucha (Drinks)

Chocolatay Confections, Chapel Hill and Durham | Raspberry Rose (Confections)

Fera’wyn’s Artisan Chocolates, Holly Springs | Limoncello (Confections)

Fullsteam, Durham | Bethania Dark Lager (Beer)

Mrs. Ruth’s Jams, Apex | Apple Pecan Jam and Olivia’s Caramel Apple Jam (Preserves)

The Spicy Hermit, Durham | Bok Choy Kimchi and Kohlrabi Carrot Kimchi (Pickles)

Videri Chocolate Factory, Raleigh | 75% Vietnam Single Origin Dark Chocolate (Chocolate)

Videri Chocolate Factory, Raleigh | Backyard Fig & Fennel Caramel and Chewy Coffee Crunch Caramel (Confections)

Young Hearts Distilling Co., Raleigh | Artemisia and Potenza (Spirits)

Stay tuned to see who wins at the Good Food Awards Ceremony in April.

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