Sensory Experience

Congratulations to Black Gold Farms

Congratulations to Black Gold Farms for winning the Buyers' and Kids' Choice awards in the 2016 Sensory Experience Contest with their Smoky Chipotle Potato Lettuce Cups. 

2017 Sensory Winner

Top 10 Finalists*

Recipe Name  Company Name 
Broccoli Rabe and Black Bean Quesadillas with Broccoli Rabe Guacamole Andy Boy
Better For You Brownies
Avocados From Mexico
Smoky Chipotle Potato Lettuce Cups Black Gold Farms
Open-Faced Autumn Glory® Apple Sliders
Domex Superfresh Growers
Cauliflower Crumbles® “Fried Rice” Egg Rolls Green Giant Fresh
Tilapia Tacos with BBQ Beet Carrot Slaw  Love Beets USA LLC 
Strawberry Brie Grilled Cheese with Smuccies Strawberry Tomato Jam Mucci Farms
Jazz Apple Smoothie Bowl Oppy
Spicy Sugar Kiss Melon Salsa Savor Fresh Farms
Toasted Coconut SunGold Kiwifruit Cups
Zespri Kiwifruit

*The 10 finalists were pre-selected by the Judges.

Sensory Contest Booklet

2016 Judges

Jerry Koehler, Coborn’s Cash Wise
Jill Overdorf, Coosemans LA Shipping
Bridget Bennett, Defense Commissary Agency
Fabiana Gil, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media
Kip Martin, Grocery Outlet Inc.
Scot Olson, Grocery Outlet Inc.
Casey Benedict, Kitchen PLAY
Thomas E. Wheeler, Mollie Stone's Market
Mary Wright-Rana, PRO*ACT, LLC
Russell Mounce, Sam’s Wholesale Club
Greg Calistro, Save Mart Supermarkets
Jerry Goldsmith, SpartanNash
Jim Sarcletti, SUPERVALU
Nancy Johnston, Sysco
Ronald G. McCormick, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.