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Georgia 4-H Food Product Development Contest Winners
Submitted by: Cheryl Varnadoe

A new food product called GAP2 (Georgia Products Squared) may soon be on the market thanks to Chatham County 4-H'ers Sonte Davis, Ashley Johnson, Amari McDonald, Anna Morris and  They recently won the Georgia 4-H Food Product Development Contest.  The contest featured three finalist teams from across the state.  4-H Volunteer Leader, Martha Morris, served as the team coach. 

Prior to the state finals, each team submitted a product proposal that included: an original idea for a food product; a basic recipe; a marketing strategy; a target market; Package design; how to store the product and determine shelf-life, and product safety. At the finals, the top teams gave a fifteen minute presentation highlighting the product proposal using posters, computer presentations and other visual aids including pictures/sketches, marketing slogans, commercials, ingredients and a statement on why their product would be successful in the food market.

The team members will be honored as special 4-H event winners at State Congress. The event is sponsored by Golden Peanut and the UGA CAES Food Science Department.

Second place went to Walker County Walker County for their Cheez Bees and third place honors were awarded to Floyd County fo their S'More "N One.   

Special thanks are extended to UGA Extension Food Science for hosting and supporting the event as well as to Golden Peanut, the contest donor. 


The University of Georgia and Ft. Valley State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and counties of the state cooperating. The Cooperative Extension Service offers educational programs, assistance and materials to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. An equal opportunity/affirmative action organization committed to a diverse work force.