Scovie Awards 2009 Winners Announced

The Scovie Awards Winners for 2009 were announced recently by

Setting the Standard for Spicy Food & BBQ, the annual Scovie Awards Competition recognizes top fiery foods and BBQ products from around the globe. (

November 8th, 2008: The 2009 Scovie Awards winners. I know I’m a week late on this, but I really wanted to congratulate my old and new friends on their awards!



DEFCON Sauces:

1st Place – Authentic Buffalo Wing Sauce: Defcon Condition #2 Medium

3rd Place – Condiments – Horseradish: Habby Pony Habanero Horseradish – Mild

Congrats to John and Maggie!


Intensity Academy:

2nd Place – Prepared Sauce – Stir-fry sauce: Chai Thai Teriyaki

Congrats to Michelle and Tom!


RedRum Hot sauces:

1st Place – Barbecue Sauce – Unique: RedRum Golden BBQ Sauce

2nd Place – Barbecue Sauce – American Style: RedRum Sweet BBQ Sauce

2nd Place – Hot Sauce – Specialty Chile: RedRum Jalapeno Sauce

Congrats to Ed Rome (ChileHeadEd)!


Texas Sassy:

2nd Place – Condiments – Meat Sauce: Chimmi

2nd Place – Condiments – Relish: Hotter Than Hell of a Relish

3rd Place – Condiments – Relish: Hell of a Relish

Congrats to Maury and Brenda!

By visiting those sites listed above, you can be assured that you will find some awesome sauces that are all winners! Tell them Brian from sent you.

The annual Scovie Awards recognize top fiery foods products from around the globe. It is one of the world’s most competitive gourmet food competitions. In the industry’s most rigorous blind tastings, a panel of the country’s top culinary experts sample hundreds of the world’s most lauded gourmet foods before naming the winners…

About 800 products from around the world compete for top honors each year. The Scovie Awards were created by Dave DeWitt, founder and co-publisher of Fiery-Foods & BBQ magazine and founder of the National Fiery Foods & Barbecue Show. The awards are named for Wilbur Scoville who pioneered a rating scale for spicy foods and have become the industry standard for excellence in more than 60 categories of fiery foods and BBQ. From About the Scovies

Check out all the 2009 Scovie Award Winners listed by company.

If you read the entire list of winners, you will see an amazing list of great products, purveyors, and marketing geniuses that are very proud of their accomplishments. It’s enough to make a Chilehead sweat!

There’s a ton of more products in that list, so go shopping, Chileheads!

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  1. Whooooo hoooooo! Chai Thai Teriyaki won a Scovie & Golden Chile this year! Looking forward to a Chai Thai turkey this Thanksgiving!!!

  2. Thanks Michele and awesome job. I know you and Tom work hard at all this.

    OK – Tell us how to make Chai Thai turkey!

  3. Thanks for the kudos!