ATLANTA, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Dressings & Sauces (ADS) named its fourteenth annual Dressing and Sauce of the Year award winners and sixteenth annual Package of the Year award winner at the ADS Annual Meeting held Oct. 3-5 at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Chelten House Products, Inc. received the award for Dressing of the Year for their Sweet Onion & Bacon Vinaigrette and Sauce of the Year for their Organic Garlic Sriracha Barbecue Sauce. The Package of the Year winner was Unilever, with supporting vendor Enercon Industries, for its Hellmann's/Best Foods Mayonnaise Squeeze Bottle.
This is the first year Chelten House Products, Inc. has won the ADS Dressing of the Year honor; the company is now a three-time winner of ADS' Sauce of the Year. "We thank the Association for Dressings and Sauces and especially appreciate it's nearly 90 years of history in the industry," said Jason Dabrow, chief operating officer (COO) of Chelten House Products, Inc.
This marks the fourth ADS Package of the Year Award for Unilever since 2000, when ADS first began the award designation. "Our board of directors, management and staff want to thank everyone at ADS for giving our bottle this prestigious award for its innovative shape and performance," said Tom Wajda, research and development (R&D) director at Unilever.
The Annual Awards are presented by ADS to recognize and celebrate truly innovative and delicious products and packages. Nominations for the awards were received from ADS members and were then voted on by members at the ADS May 2015 Technical Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. ADS members voted for the product deemed best tasting and packaging deemed most innovative.
Founded in 1926, the Association for Dressings & Sauces is an international trade association of manufacturers of salad dressings, mayonnaise, condiment sauces and the suppliers to the industry. For more information about ADS, visit the Association's website at www.dressings-sauces.org. For more information on Chelten House Products, Inc. visit www.cheltenhouse.com and Hellmann's/Best Foods, visit www.hellmanns.com/ or www.bestfoods.com.
SOURCE Association for Dressings and Sauces