MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) - Smokin' Temptations Catering qualified as a finalist in UGA Flavor of Georgia contest.
The company is known for it's barbecue, steaks and seafood.
The owner submitted their ketchup-based sauce in the barbecue sauce category.
Flavor of Georgia is an annual contest showcasing homegrown food products.
There are several categories ranging from condiments to jams.
Smokin' Temptations Catering owner was excited about the opportunity given that it's his first time participating in the contest.
"Everybody tells us how great it is, they have been telling us since back in 2004 asking us why we didn't have it in the stores. In 2015, we decided to go legal and went through the University of Georgia got everything taken care of to be legal and we're now in 34 stores in the southeast area," said finalist Rusty Griffin.
There were 117 contestants participating in Flavor of Georgia this year.
All finalists will compete for the big title in Atlanta on March 21st.