|MT. JACKSON, Va., Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Old Virginia®, manufacturer of high-quality, great tasting apple products, announces today that the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has awarded the badge of Virginia’s Finest® to their line of Fruit Sauce Dessert Cups. Only Virginia-made products that meet or exceed quality standards are eligible for the Virginia’s Finest® program.
With this designation, every product in the Old Virginia lineup – including applesauces and apple butter made from traditional Southern recipes using apples primarily from Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley – is now certified Virginia’s Finest®.
“It is a great honor to receive the Virginia’s Finest® designation on our newest and most innovative product,” said Juan Mesa, Senior Brand Manager, Buddy Fruits. “At Old Virginia, we pride ourselves on the quality ingredients we use in all of our apple products, most notably the locally-grown and handpicked Virginia apples – the foundation of every recipe we use. We are proud to say we now wear the badge of Virginia’s Finest® on our entire Old Virginia product line. “