Angry Irishman Hot Sauce, manufacturer of 10 handcrafted, Ohio-made hot sauces, mustards, barbecue sauces and dry rubs, was honored with the CIFT (Center for Innovative Food Technology) Excellence Award. The award is in recognition of achievement in the development of the food company and the contribution to the industry and state of Ohio. “We are very excited to receive this award for our achievements,” said Kevin Mackey, president and CEO, Angry Irishman Hot Sauce. “Because of the ongoing assistance from CIFT we are looking at the next big phase for the business, and look forward to continued growth and expansion.” Production takes place at the Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen, managed by CIFT, where several products and flavors were recently added. Pictured (from left) are Mary Ann Mackey, CFO/VP, Angry Irishman; Mackey; and Rebecca A. Singer, president and CEO, CIFT.