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Vidalia and Pear Honey Soup

Ingredients: 2 tbsp.butter1 tbsp.vegetable oil4medium Vidalia Onions, peeled and chopped3sweet ripe pears, peeled, cored, and chopped1 tbsp.curry powder1/2 tsp.salt1 1/2 qt.chicken broth1 cupcream1/4 cuphoney1 cupplain yogurt2 tbsp.minced chives Directions: In a 2-quart, heavy-bottomed saucepan, melt the butter with the oil over medium heat. Add the Vidalia onions and pears, stirring to soften, two – three […]

Vidalia Onion Gumbo with Potato Salad – Alon Shaya

When making a gumbo, you have to start with the roux. It’s a combination of fat and flour cooked together to develop a deep flavor and color in the gumbo. I like to cook my roux for a long time so it gets really dark like the color of melted dark chocolate. A dark roux […]

Vidalia Onions Set To Ship April 16

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Announces Official Pack Date for 2020   ATLANTA, March 24, 2020 – For Vidalia® onion fans, spring doesn’t officially start until the iconic vegetable ships to stores around the country. This year, the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Vidalia Onion Committee have set April 16, 2020 as the official pack date […]

THE “SWEET COMFORT” OF VIDALIA ONIONS ARRIVING SOON, AMERICA

The Iconic Vegetable Starts Shipping Today As Onion Sales Spike Across The Country   VIDALIA, Ga. (April 16, 2020) – Vidalia onions, the sweet Southern staple, begin shipping today – the official pack date – bringing their unique flavor to home cooked meals across the country.An annual rite of spring, Vidalia onions are hand-cultivated by […]

LIFE JUST GOT A LOT SWEETER: THE 2019 VIDALIA ONION CROP HEADS TO STORES TODAY

America’s Favorite Sweet Onion Season Kicks Off April 22 VIDALIA, Ga. (April 22, 2019) – Get ready to celebrate “The Sweet Life,” Vidalia onion fans! The 2019 Vidalia Onion season has officially begun for the renowned vegetable adored by the world’s best chefs and home cooks alike for its sweet and crisp flavor. A rite […]

VIDALIA ONIONS SET TO SHIP APRIL 22

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Announces Official Pack Date for 2019   ATLANTA, March 18, 2019 – Get those taste buds ready, Vidalia Onion lovers, because America’s favorite sweet onion will soon be on the way. The Georgia Department of Agriculture and the  idalia Onion Committee announced today that the pack date for the 2019 Vidalia Onion® […]

THE 2018 VIDALIA ONION SEASON KICKS OFF APRIL 20

America’s Favorite Sweet Onion Heads to Stores Across the Country   VIDALIA, Ga. (April 20, 2018) – Ready, set, gone!! The 2018 crop of Vidalia onions began shipping today to the delight of the world’s best chefs and home cooks, who adore the legendary onions for their sweet, distinctive flavor.“I look forward to stocking up on a […]

OMAR CRUZ, R.T. STANLEY HONORED AT 27th VIDALIA ONION AWARDS BANQUET

VIDALIA, Ga. (Feb. 21, 2018) – Omar Cruz, agronomist for Bland Farms, was named the 2018 “Grower of the Year” and long-time industry icon, R.T. Stanley, was inducted into the Vidalia Onion Hall of Fame during the Vidalia Onion Committee 2018 awards banquet.   More than 200 guests attended the annual event, which celebrated a strong production […]

Omar Cruz

2017

Aries Haygood

2016

Dean Scott Angle

2015

Jack Hill

2014

Gerald Dasher

2013

B.D. “Buck” Shuman

2012

L.G. “Bo” Herndon, Jr.

2011

Delwin Dowdy

2010

Bob Stafford

2009

David & Danny New

2009

Mose Coleman

2008

Doyle Smittle

2008

Earlie Jordan

2008

R.T. Stanley, Sr.

2007

Bill Brown

2006

Raymond Bland

2005

Bob Redding

2004

Ben Jack McDilda

2003

Bobby Harris

2002

Gale Buchanan

2001

Reid Torrance

2000

W.J. Grimes

1999

Fisher Barfoot

1998

Janice Grimes

1997

Jim Hilderbrandt

1996

Jim Bridges

1995

Lindsey Thomas

1994

Maxwell Smith

1993

Charles McRae

1992

Gerald Achenbach

1990

Tommy Irvin

1991