|Asheville Businesses Claim Notoriety at this Year's 'Made in the South' Awards
|Biscuit Head and Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn Receive Awards in this Year's Food Category
Earlier this week, two local Asheville-based companies won the Food Category's top honor and runner-up achievement at the Garden & Gun's 2022 Made in the South Awards. Since the competition started in 2009, Asheville, the creative epicenter of this year’s competition, has produced 11 honorees.
The winner of the Food Category is Biscuit Head’s Buttermilk Biscuit Mix, made locally in Asheville, NC. This biscuit mix was selected out of 60 narrowed-down submissions from restaurants and food businesses across the South. Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn was honored as a runner-up in the Food Category for their Spicewalla Chai Masala collaboration popcorn.
Makers and artisans from all over the state of North Carolina have historically accumulated more than 50 Made in the South Awards and received six nods this year in multiple categories. All winners and finalists will be featured in the December 2022 / January 2023 issue of Garden & Gun on newsstands Tuesday, November 22.