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H-E-B bag Primo Picks - Quest for Texas Best August 2014 Michael Brigg's True seasonings and sauces
Michael Briggs' Briggs True seasonings and sauces. Photo courtesy of H-E-B
H-E-B bag Primo Picks - Quest for Texas Best August 2014 Chef DeeDee Coleman DEElicious (black)
Chef DeeDee Coleman and her DEElicious Red Velvet Waffle Batter. Photo courtesy of H-E-B
H-E-B bag Primo Picks - Quest for Texas Best August 2014 George and Rubie Huerta Huerta's
George and Rubie Huerta's Texas Gumbo. Photo courtesy of H-E-B
H-E-B bag Primo Picks - Quest for Texas Best August 2014 Brenda Powell S Rose Punch
Brenda Powell's Savannah Rose Punch. Photo courtesy of H-E-B
H-E-B bag Primo Picks - Quest for Texas Best August 2014 Nolan Stillwell Sweet Heat Jam
Nolan Stillwell's Sweet Heat Jam Photo courtesy of H-E-B
H-E-B bag Primo Picks - Quest for Texas Best August 2014 Michael Brigg's True seasonings and sauces
H-E-B bag Primo Picks - Quest for Texas Best August 2014 Chef DeeDee Coleman DEElicious (black)
H-E-B bag Primo Picks - Quest for Texas Best August 2014 George and Rubie Huerta Huerta's
H-E-B bag Primo Picks - Quest for Texas Best August 2014 Brenda Powell S Rose Punch
H-E-B bag Primo Picks - Quest for Texas Best August 2014 Nolan Stillwell Sweet Heat Jam

H-E-B is on a quest to find the best new, made in Texas food products for its shelves, and Houston is well represented among the finalists. 

After a panel of judges for the San Antonio-based grocery chain considered almost 600 submissions across 74 categories from 128 cities and towns across the states, six Houston products emerged among the 25 finalists. They are: 

Judges winnowed down the finalists based on "taste and flavor, customer appeal, value, uniqueness, market potential and differentiation from products already available at most H-E-B stores," according to a release. On August 19 and 20, a new panel of judges will evaluate all 25 finalists at the Houston Food Bank for "quality, marketability and readiness for production."

Four winners will receive cash prizes ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 and consideration for shelf space at H-E-B. 

What would you most like to see win the competition? Tell us in the comments.

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