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H-E-B Quest for Texas Best Weslaco Finalist Lamar Jones Celebrates Arrival of "The Jank" Gourmet Barbeque Sauce to H-E-B ShelvesPosted: Updated:
WESLACO – A local resident celebrated the debut of his product in H-E-B Stores. Lamar Jones, an H-E-B Quest for Texas Best Finalist, celebrated the arrival of his gourmet barbeque sauce to 169 store shelves.
The Quest for the Texas Best Competition drew entries from 74 Texas towns. There were two round of competition. H-E-B Business Development Managers chose 25 finalists. Finalists were chosen based on their taste and flavor, customer appeal, value, uniqueness, and market potential. Although Jones did not take home the grand prize, his unique barbeque sauce, known as “The Jank,” will hit shelves this week.
Jones is also a gifted singer. He has performed at local community events to help raise funds for Weslaco nonprofits. He created the custom jingle for his barbeque sauce. The jingle will be featured in commercials this year.
“Seeing The Jank on H-E-B shelves is a dream come true for me,” said Jones. “Now people all over South Texas will have a chance to experience my creation and incorporate it into all of their favorite recipes!”