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Point Reyes Blue Cheese Dip, Original Blue Flavor named 2014 Outstanding Dip or Salsa from Specialty Food Association

Point Reyes, CA (July 3, 2014) – Point Reyes Blue Cheese Dip, Original Blue flavor, has earned the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) top honor: a Gold sofi Award in the Dip or Salsa Category.

Point Reyes Blue Cheese Dip, Original Blue Flavor was one of 125 Finalists selected by a national panel of specialty food professionals from 2,737 entries across 32 Award categories. Winners were announced June 30, 2014, at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City

“We are thrilled our Point Blue Cheese Dip won sofi Gold,” said Diana Giacomini Hagan, coowner of Point Reyes Farmstead. “This is the first year sofi has honored Best Dip or Salsa and given that our Point Reyes Blue Cheese Dip line is brand new, we are simply overjoyed our product has earned the coveted recognition.” In addition to the Original Blue flavor, there are two other fantastic flavors: Bacon & Caramelized Onion and Truffle & Sage.

Known for award-winning, hand-crafted artisan cheese since 2000, Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company’s flagship product is Original Blue (2011 sofi Best Cheese). In recent years, the company introduced Toma (2013 sofi Best Cheese) and Bay Blue (2013 sofi Best New Product). The Point Reyes Farmstead product line is available nationally at independent cheese shops and specialty chains as well as at www.pointreyescheese.com.

“A sofi is the highest honor for products from our members. The honor means the product is simply the best in its category,” says SFA President Ann Daw. Learn more about the 2014 sofi Winners at www.specialtyfood.com/sofi.

Point Reyes Farmstead Marketing & Media Contact
Jill Giacomini Basch, Co-Owner, 800.591.6878, jill@pointreyescheese.com