Lark® Fine Foods Awarded Two sofi™ Gold Awards for Outstanding Cookie and Outstanding Cracker

Lark® Fine Foods, LLC, makers of natural, hand-crafted Cookies for Grown-ups™, has been awarded two Golds in the 2012 sofi™ competition sponsored by NASFT. Both their Silver Finalists - Scourtins, Outstanding Cracker and Lady Birds, Outstanding Cookie - took home the gold!

Online PR News – 29-June-2012 – Essex, MA – (Essex, MA) - Lark® Fine Foods, LLC, makers of all natural, hand-crafted Cookies for Grown-ups™, has been awarded two Golds in the 2012 sofi™ competition sponsored by NASFT. They had two products in the running this year - Scourtins as Outstanding Cracker and Whole Grain Lady Birds as Outstanding Cookie. Both took home the gold! A sofi award is the top honor in the $75 billion specialty food industry. Lark has received three other silver sofi awards in the past two years.

NASFT, the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, is an association of over 2,900 member companies from around the world committed to bringing great foods to market. The annual sofi competition (sofi stands for specialty outstanding food innovation and represents the best of the best) recognizes excellence in specialty food and beverages. 1,935 entries across 30 awards categories were considered for the sofi awards this year. Gold winners were announced at the final competition on June 18 which took place in Washington, D.C. at the Summer Fancy Food Show.

Lark’s Scourtins, French-style sweet and savory olive wafers, were a Silver Finalist, Outstanding Cracker, last year. This is the first time their Whole Grain Lady Birds, crisp 100% whole wheat oat cookies with cranberries and bittersweet chocolate, were entered into the competition.

“Receiving the gold for both finalists this year is huge, and a great honor. We work very hard to produce outstanding products; this is proof we’re doing things right!” says Mary Ann McCormick, co-owner.

Lark Fine Foods, LLC, located in Essex, Massachusetts, is a family owned and operated business run by a mother-daughter team. Lark makes Cookies for Grown-ups; highly flavorful cookies with adventurous flavor profiles. Ingredients include fennel, hot pepper, olives and rum – not all in the same cookie! Their cookies are hand-crafted, baked, packed and shipped by their employees in their facility. The difference is a higher quality cookie in every way… fresh, all natural and baked to order. Their sophisticated and unusual cookies are true artisan treats.

CONTACT: Media contact, Mary Ann McCormick,
Sales contact, Brenda Bronson, 978-768-0012,