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Local BBQ sauce brand Bow Valley BBQ wins eight international awards

February 26, 2019 – Cohort II alumni Bow Valley BBQ came out on top at the 5th Annual World Hot Sauce Awards held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Alberta-based BBQ sauce company was one of the event’s biggest winners, taking home eight awards in various categories.

The World Hot Sauce Awards is a competition that celebrates the best extreme and intense foods in the world. The competition is broken down into eight divisions and 71 categories including marketing, condiments, salsa, cook-off, jam/jelly, BBQ, snack and hot sauce. Bow Valley BBQ won:

  • Bean & Corn Salsa – 1st place (Bow Valley BBQ Sweet Chili Corn salsa)
  • Chipotle BBQ – 1st place (Bow Valley BBQ Winged Buffalo sauce)
  • Steak Sauce – 2nd place (Bow Valley BBQ Blueberry Merlot steak sauce)
  • Salsa Divisional Champion (Bow Valley BBQ Sweet Chili Corn salsa)
  • Verde Salsa – 3rd place (Bow Valley BBQ Don Tomatillo salsa)
  • Bloody Mary Mix – 3rd place (Parkway Craft Caesar Mix & Dirty Mary)
  • Hot Sauce Label – 2nd place (Bow Valley BBQ Winged Buffalo sauce)
  • Other Label – 2nd place (Bow Valley BBQ Total Jerk sauce)

These victories come on the heels of Bow Valley BBQ’s two recent wins at the 12th Annual Hot Pepper Awards in Brooklyn, New York where the company won the Best Ethnic Sauce and Best Featured Pepper categories.

Bow Valley BBQ’s award winning Bigfoot Bold BBQ Sauce, Blueberry Merlot Steak Sauce and Winged Buffalo Hot Sauce.

 

These victories come on the heels of Bow Valley BBQ’s two recent wins at the 12th Annual Hot Pepper Awards in Brooklyn, New York where the company won the Best Ethnic Sauce and Best Featured Pepper categories.

“Since beginning Bow Valley BBQ six years ago, our mission remains to create products that are superior in taste and flavour,” said Jamie Ayles, President, Bow Valley BBQ. “To receive international recognition for our sauces, salsa and Caesar mix is both humbling and motivating.”

Since its launch in 2013, Bow Valley BBQ continues to be recognized internationally for its flavour profiles and taste, stemming from Jamie’s background in the culinary industry. After graduating from the District Ventures program in 2016, Jamie has quickly grown his business and got his brands listed in over 1,000 stores across Canada as well as in 80 restaurants and bars in Western Canada.

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