Georgia May 28, 2015
13 Homegrown Favorites You’ll Only Find in Georgia
Leave it up to Georgia entrepreneurs to come up with some of the best locally grown products! Check out these 13 locally grown favorites. Maybe they’ll soon become your some of your favorites!
One Screw Loose Jellies and Jams
One Screw Loose is a micro family business that is locally made and seeks to offer interesting and unique jelly bean flavors. Flavors featured vary from their Sweet Tea with Raspberries to an IPA Beer with Habanero Peppers flavor. You can check out their kickstarter campaign here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2092862326/one-screw-loose-jellies-and-jelly-rubs-spread-it-o-0/description
Storico Fresco Pasta
If you want to experience something homemade with fresh ingredients, you have to try Storico Fresco's pasta! Storico Fresco is an Italian alementari based in Atlanta, GA. They pride themselves on recreating some of the old-world Italian recipes.
King of Pops
King of Pops is a delicious, gourmet ice cream shop that delivers their frozen treat in a simple ice cream cart all over Georgia. It all started with three brothers who were inspired by the Latin ice pops they experienced traveling through Central America.
Sweetwater Beer is a local beer brewery that delivers awesome IPA craft beers. A business that is committed to a clean environment, they make sure to mix and adjust the pH of all the water they use before they release it back into the environment.
Beautiful Briny Sea (salts)
If you're into culinary sea salts then you're going to want to check this small biz! They sell their salts from an Etsy shop and have flavors such as Lavendar, Rosemary and Pink Peppercorn.
High Road Craft ice cream
High Road Craft Ice Cream is for food enthusiasts. They create craft gelato, sorbet, and ice cream with interesting flavors such as pistachio honey ricotta.
Malvi Marshmallow Confections
Malvi Marshmello Confections is such an interesting pastry business. They sell marshmellow sandwiches! Malvi is short for malvavisco which is the spanish term for marshmellow. These cubical marshmellow cookie sandwiches are sure to delight anyone who tries them!
Batdorf & Bronson (coffee)
I'm always on the lookout for some delicious and quality coffee! Batdorf and Bronson ensure they use the freshest coffee beans and teas. They also create mugs and other coffee accessories.
Roasted Georgia peanuts from the Georgia Peanut Commission
This list wouldn't be complete without peanuts! In Georgia we love our peanuts boiled, roasted, and any other way you can make it!
Georgia Grown Olive Oil
Support your local Georgia farmers by buying Georgia grown olive oil. Georgia Olive Farms is the first company to harvest a commercial crop of olives east of the Mississippi River.
Wine from Wolf Mountain
You don't have to travel to California to enjoy the wine vineyards. We have a quality vineyard right here in Dahlonega, GA. You can schedule a tour and try their quality wines.
The symbol of our state--the Georgia peach is the juiciest and tastiest out of all the peaches out there! We love to celebrate the beginning of a Georgia summer with a fresh delicious peach.
Red Rock Ginger Ale
Red Rock is a popular ginger ale created by Lee Hagan and G.T. Todd. It was only recently revived for retail sale. It is one of the oldest produced carbonated beverages in the U.S.
Please support your Georgia producers by buying locally! Not only does it support and grow the Georgia economy, but it helps keep our Georgia land clean and green by reducing transportation pollution!
While these are some of the best locally grown products, there are still many more that’s not on this list! What’s some of your favorite locally grown products? Let us know!