H-E-B Leaders Visit University of Houston to Offer Guidance On Submitting Unique Products in Statewide Competition

Calling All Local Food and Beverage Innovators for H-E-B PRIMO PICKS QUEST FOR TEXAS BEST

Style Magazine Newswire | 2/16/2017, 12:48 p.m.
H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best is visiting Houston on Thursday, February 23 to share insight with local food ...

H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best is visiting Houston on Thursday, February 23 to share insight with local food and beverage creators interested in participating in the 2017 statewide competition. Potential entrants are invited to meet with H-E-B leaders who will advise on product development and best practices for submitting their creation in the competition. Space is limited. To register, please click here.

H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best offers Texas-based food and beverage manufacturers the opportunity to showcase their uniquely Texan products and a chance to win a cash prize and coveted placement in select H-E-B stores throughout the state. Entrants may submit their product details online at heb.com/quest February 22 through April 5, 2017.

Since its inception in 2014, the Quest for Texas Best competition has yielded more than 136 new products on H-E-B store shelves across Texas. Last year, Kyle Texas’ Chef Julie Albertson took home the Grand Prize title and $25,000 for her Texas Pie Company Original Pie Dough Puck – the secret to making the perfect, homemade pie. Houston’s own Puray Patel and Aarti Garehgrat of Bagel Dots placed first in the competition taking home $20,000 and are coming soon to H-E-B shelves. In the meantime, Michael Briggs’ Briggs Spicy Bacon Bourbon BBQ Sauce, a 2016 Top 25 Finalist, just hit store shelves.

To learn more about the competition or for a complete listing of cities and dates H-E-B leaders will visit throughout February and March, please visit heb.com/quest .

WHEN: Thursday, February 23; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m

REGISTER: http://www.sbdc.uh.edu/assnfe/ev.asp?ID=4276

WHERE: University of Houston Small Business

Development Center

2302 Fannin, Suite 200

Houston TX 77002

MORE: H-E-B, with sales of more than $23 billion, operates more than 380 stores in Texas and Mexico. Known for its innovation and community service, H-E-B celebrated its 110th anniversary in 2015. Recognized for its fresh food, quality products, convenient services, and a commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability, H-E-B strives to provide the best customer experience at everyday low prices. Based in San Antonio, H-E-B employs more than 96,000 Partners in Texas and Mexico and serves millions of customers in more than 300 communities. For more information, visit heb.com.