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Startup CPG Newswire:
Fresh Fizz Sodas Wins sofi™ Gold Award in Soda & Carbonated Beverages

PRESS RELEASE — NEWS PROVIDED BY Yoni Schwartz for Fresh Fizz Sodas

New York, NY (2024)Fresh Fizz Sodas has won the Gold Award in the Soda & Carbonated Beverages category as part of the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) 2024 sofi™ Awards, a top honor in the $207-billion specialty food industry.

“sofi Gold Award winners have accomplished something really extraordinary,” said SFA President Bill Lynch, “which is that they’ve risen to the top of incredibly competitive categories. Every year, we see a flood of superstar specialty food products submit for sofi consideration–those that earn top marks from our judges really are the best of the best.”

Fresh Fizz Sparkling Mint Lemonade was selected by specialty food experts, buyers, and media as the top Soda & Carbonated Beverages product, alongside Gold Award winners in 49 total categories. Products are judged on taste, including flavor, appearance, texture, and aroma, ingredient quality, and innovation. All tastings are anonymous and are held at the Rutgers Food Innovation Center.

“We are honored that our Sparkling Mint Lemonade has won a sofi Gold Award,” says Yoni Schwartz, founder of Fresh Fizz Sodas. “We make each and every batch of our sodas with care and a lot of hard work – it’s very gratifying to know that our product is appreciated. This is one of the ultimate stamps of approval and we’re very grateful.” Fresh Fizz is found online at freshfizzsodas.com and at natural and specialty grocers such as Fresh Thyme Market and Erewhon.

The sofi Awards are open to members of the SFA, and have been given each year since 1972. Winners will be showcased at the 2024 Summer Fancy Food Show, running June 23-25, at the Javits Center in New York City, and celebrated at the first-ever sofi Awards Gala on June 24. Open only to the trade, the Summer Fancy Food Show is specialty food’s premier product discovery event. For more information, visit specialtyfood.com.

About Fresh Fizz Soda

Fresh Fizz Sodas was founded in 2021 by Yoni and Rebecca Schwartz. Out of their Fresh Fizz Factory in Island Park, NY, they produce award-winning organic sodas made with only real food ingredients and sweetened with honey.

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