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rea Company wins BIG at two recent national awards competitions!



Intensity Academy has been awarded the Golden Chile Award for Teriyaki in the 2009 Fiery Food Challenge for Chai Thai Teriyaki! Best New Gourmet Product in the Industry was also awarded to this new company along with a slew of awards at the America’s Best Food Show 2008.

Tampa, Florida September 15th
On September 5, 2008, the most prestigious awards in the spicy food industry were distributed at a gala banquet in Fort Worth, Texas, and Michele Northrup of Intensity Academy came out on top! Three products of hers took home awards. Chai Thai Teriyaki won the esteemed Golden Chile while Chai Chipotle Cocktail Sauce and Chai Chipotle Chup both won 3rd place in their categories.

The Fiery Food Challenge, a competition sponsored by Chile Pepper magazine, pits products against one another in more than 80 categories. Professional judges evaluate hundreds of sauces and other spicy treats awarding first, second and third prizes in each category. Awards are proudly displayed at ZestFest, a spicy food event held the same week as the Fiery Food Challenge, at the Will Rogers Center in Fort Worth. For more information on the Fiery Food Challenge and ZestFest, visit www.chilepepper.com or contact Editor in Chief Gretchen VanEsselstyn at editor@chilepepper.com or 212-262-2247×325

On August 15-17, 2008 at the Hilton Anaheim Hotel. Intensity Academy won the prestigious “Best New Gourmet Product in the Industry” and 1st Place All Natural Condiment for Chai Chipotle Chup’ an Organic Chai Tea Infused Spicy Ketchup. Several other products in Michele’s line won at this show as well, including: Hot Sauce General 1st Place Chai Chipotle Hot Sauce, Hot Sauce-Mild Carrot Karma won 2nd Place, Hot 3 (hot cubed) won 2nd place in the chile specific hot sauce category. The goal of America’s Best™ Professional Food Competition is to identify superior gourmet products and provide award winners invaluable recognition within the competitive food business. America’s Best™ Professional Food Competition trophies are the benchmark by which other awards may be measured. http://www.abfevents.com/mission.php
For Show Details and Information email: Mary@abfevents.com or call
949-366-8379

Intensity Academy has been in business just over a year and has taken on the gourmet food industry by storm. Winning a record 14 NATIONAL AWARDS! These sauces have sparked the interest and created a “drool factor” to the masses across the nation! They are the first company to use Organic Teas as infusions in their sauces!

Michele Northrup, founder and local culinary artisan, said “I feel like I am on a roller coaster ride, I’m just holding on and seeing where the ride will take me next!” Recently featured in Southern Living magazine, Intensity Academy is a local feel good success story.

Go to our website: www.intensityacademy.com for more information on our award-winning products. You may also contact us at: MicheleNorthrup@nextel.blackberry.net or IntensityAcademy@verizon.net or call at 813-299-3600 for more information.

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