Hoff Sauce began as a hobby for husband-and-wife duo Aaron and Michelle Hoffman. Today, it is sold in 350 stores. The award-winning hot sauce is made in Chattanooga with red jalapeños and habaneros—grown just an hour away on a small family farm called L&D Swafford.
MAD PRIEST COFFEE
Michael and Cherita Rice started Mad Priest Coffee Roasters in 2015 as a social enterprise + small-batch specialty coffee roasting company. Their triple bottom line includes hiring refugees who resettled to Chattanooga. Stop by or sign up for a coffee subscription.
The local confectionery creates handmade chocolates, pastries and drinks in their shop across from the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Stop by and watch them work their magic.
GOOD FORTUNE SOAP
Jennifer Strain has been making soap from natural ingredients since she launched Good Fortune in 2006. Today, the company is not limited to soap—you can buy all sorts of natural skin care, candles and more. Make it a weekend getaway - Good Fortune has a luxury penthouse apartment, perfect for group trips.
Created for the food + beverage industry and crafted using modern herbalism techniques, The Bitter Bottle is a modern American apothecary that focuses on community, sustainability and promoting healthy lifestyles sourced from just outside your door. Shop online or at markets around Chattanooga.
SAMPLE A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING
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The shop features goods from over 100 local Tennessee artists and artisans, such as candles, art, food, skin care, baby and children’s items, apparel, stationery, novelty, souvenirs and jewelry.
TASTE OF CHATTANOOGA BOXES
Bring the taste of Chattanooga home with you! Brian Garza, founder of Chatt Taste Food Tours, hopes to inspire people to shop Chattanooga brands with her sampler box.
SNAG SOME CHATTANOOGA SWAG
Get your official Chattanooga gear at VisitChattanooga.com/Store.
The original version of this article first appeared in a previous edition of our Magazine.