Eight Alabama Food Producers Vie For Top Honors In Bama’s Best Tomato Dish Contest

Eight Alabama Food Producers Vie For Top Honors In Bama’s Best Tomato Dish Contest

They specialize in serving tomatoes in the form of pie or green ones they fry. Now, eight Alabama businesses will compete to earn a prize for creating dishes people like to eat. 

Semi-finalists for the Bama’s Best Tomato Dish contest were selected through nominations received on Facebook May 2 - 18. They are: 

Deemed the “Edible Eight,” one semi-finalist will be pitted against another in daily match-ups May 23-26 on Sweet Grown Alabama’s Facebook page and Instagram stories. Votes from both platforms will be combined to determine daily winners, which will move into the Flavorful Four. 

Edible Eight Matchup Schedule

Judges will visit the Flavorful Four and announce a winner later this summer. Along with bragging rights, the winning restaurant will receive a plaque, cash prize, and features in Neighbors magazine and on Simply Southern TV.

Bama’s Best Tomato Dish is sponsored by Sweet Grown Alabama - whose members grow the freshest, best-tasting tomatoes, among numerous other products. 

Sweet Grown Alabama is a nonprofit foundation that enhances marketing opportunities for Alabama farmers by connecting retailers and consumers to Alabama-grown foods and other agricultural products. Learn more at SweetGrownAlabama.org.

The Alabama Farmers Federation is the state’s largest farm organization with more than 340,000 member families. For more information, visit AlfaFarmers.org

Simply Southern TV is a production of the Alabama Farmers Federation with major support from Alabama Farmers Cooperative. For more information, visit SimplySouthernTV.net.