Sauce of the Year 2013
The Association for Dressings & Sauces names Litehouse, Inc.’s Sweet Onion with Dijon Dressing & Marinade as 2013 Sauce of the Year
(October 8, 2013) ATLANTA, GA – The Association for Dressings & Sauces (ADS) named its twelfth annual Sauce of the Year Award winner: Litehouse, Inc. for their Sweet Onion with Dijon Dressing & Marinade. The award was presented at the ADS Annual Meeting held October 5-7 at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida.
Representatives from Litehouse, Inc. including Wendell Christoff, Vice Chairman; Doug Hawkins, Senior Business Development Manager; and Paul Kusche, Senior Vice President, were present to accept the award.
“This product was developed in response to recent market research and growing trends,” said Doug Hawkins, Senior Business Development Manager. “The great thing about this sauce is it is extremely versatile and can be used as a dip as well as a dressing. Today’s consumers are seeking flavorful, healthy food options. The Sweet Onion with Dijon Dressing & Marinade is a low calorie sauce that still delivers a lot of taste.”
The Sauce of the Year Award is presented by ADS to recognize and celebrate truly innovative and delicious sauce products. Nominations for the award were received from ADS members and were then voted on by members via a blind taste test at the ADS 2013 Technical Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina. ADS members voted for the sauce product deemed to have the best overall taste.
Litehouse, Inc. previously received the ADS Sauce of the Year Award in 2005 for their Sesame Ginger Dressing & Sauce and in 2004 for their Ranch Dip.
The Association for Dressings & Sauces is an international trade association of manufacturers of salad dressings, mayonnaise, condiment sauces and the suppliers to the industry. For more information about ADS, visit the Association’s website at www.dressings-sauces.org. For more information on Litehouse, Inc., visit www.litehousefoods.com.