LEE, Mass. — Klara’s Gourmet Cookies has been named a finalist in the “Outstanding Cookie" category in the Specialty Food Association’s 2014 sofi Award competition. '
A sofi is the top honor in the $88 billion specialty food industry. “sofi” stands for Specialty Outstanding Food Innovation and represents the best of the best from members of the Specialty Food Association.
The Coconut Macaroons were one of 109 Finalists selected by a national panel of specialty food professionals from 2,025 entries across 30 awards categories from Outstanding Appetizer to Outstanding Vinegar. Winners will be announced by noted chef Dominique Ansel at a red-carpet ceremony June 30 at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City.
“It is truly an honor that my family recipe is being recognized in such a way,” says Klara Sotonova. “Each cookie is truly made with love and we are excited about this recognition as we continue to share with the world the treats that have given my family so much joy for generations."
Klara’s Gourmet Cookies was founded in 2006. They pride themselves in producing classic cookies from
recipes that have been in Klara’s family for generations. Klara's rich Czech baking traditions were passed down from her grandmother, as it had been done in her family for generations.