MT. JACKSON, Va., Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Virginia®, manufacturer of high-quality, great tasting apple products, announces today that the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has awarded the badge of Virginia's Finest® to their line of Fruit Sauce Dessert Cups. Only Virginia-made products that meet or exceed quality standards are eligible for the Virginia's Finest® program.
With this designation, every product in the Old Virginia lineup – including applesauces and apple butter made from traditional Southern recipes using apples primarily from Virginia's Shenandoah Valley – is now certified Virginia's Finest®.
"It is a great honor to receive the Virginia's Finest® designation on our newest and most innovative product," said Juan Mesa, Senior Brand Manager, Buddy Fruits. "At Old Virginia, we pride ourselves on the quality ingredients we use in all of our apple products, most notably the locally-grown and handpicked Virginia apples – the foundation of every recipe we use. We are proud to say we now wear the badge of Virginia's Finest® on our entire Old Virginia product line. "
Old Virginia's Fruit Sauce Dessert Cups, introduced in February of this year, are an innovative new line of dessert-flavored applesauces in convenient 4-ounce cups. At just 90 calories or less a serving, they offer a great snack and healthier option for dessert lovers. They are available in four traditional baked dessert flavors - Dutch Apple Pie, Mixed Berry Cobbler, Peach Crumble and Cherry Turnover. The Fruit Sauce Dessert Cups are currently available at select Giant Eagle, Hannaford, Food Lion and Meijer supermarkets, and can also be purchased on Amazon.
For more information, please visit www.old-virginia.com.
About Old Virginia
Old Virginia®, manufacturer of high-quality, great tasting apple products using traditional southern recipes, is part of Bowman Andros Products, LLC, which is based in Mt. Jackson, Virginia. Parent company Andros Products, a family owned and privately run company headquartered in the southwest countryside of France, is known as a global leader in fruit processing, frozen desserts, dairy and confectionery. Andros currently owns and operates more than 25 factories worldwide, including the U.S. manufacturing facility in Mt. Jackson, where Old Virginia-branded products are made. Old Virginia today continues to produce orchard-to-table, high-quality applesauce, apple butter, and fruit sauce dessert cup products using handpicked Shenandoah Valley Virginia apples. Old Virginia has also earned Virginia's Finest designation on all of its products, signifying that its products meet quality standards approved by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
SOURCE Bowman Andros Products, LLC