To assist in getting the word out for our friends at The Hot Pepper forum(THP), I bring to you the ever-growing The Hot Pepper Awards Official 2010 sign up notice. If you are an inspiring hot sauce company and want to get your name out there, this is a great award to start with. It carries a lot of weight in the Chilehead community and it is considered cost effective in comparison to the other renown spicy awards. So without further adieu here is the info…
The Hot Pepper Awards 2010 – Enter Now! The annual fiery foods competition, hosted by The Hot Pepper.
Show the industry and consumers that you have an award-winning product. When it carries the seal of The Hot Pepper Awards, it not only signifies a win, but a win in a competition that cares about quality! How about exposure? Postings, press releases, advertising… what are you waiting for?
See the website for the category choices HERE
The Hot Pepper Award is the overall top category award. There are also 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards for sub-categories. Other awards include The Pepper Patch Award (best product line), The Hybrid Pepper Award (innovation), The Picasso Pepper Award (labels/artwork/packaging), and The Offensive Pepper Award (most offensive product name).
Winners of The Hot Pepper Award will receive free advertising on www.thehotpepper.com, a 180×150 pixel ad that rotates with all the top category winners. The site gets thousands of hits per day, and is the most popular chilehead forum on the internet. To see these ads visit the forum homepage and look on the right side (right column). The ads will remain live until they are replaced with the following year’s winners.
All Winners will receive a custom certificate that is perfect for framing (example below left) as well as website and print quality graphics in an array of sizes (example below right). All Winners will be announced on www.thehotpepper.com, and each listing will include a link to the winner’s website. THP will also submit press releases to news sites and blogs. Winners have received feature stories in newspapers, etc., and reported increased sales due to the exposure from THP.