T. W. Garner Food Co. is BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine's 2004 North Carolina Small Business of the Year. The company, founded by Thad W. Garner in Winston-Salem in 1929, makes and sells sauces, jams, jellies, and preserves. Texas Pete, the best-selling hot sauce in the South and No. 3 in the country, is one of Garner Food's most-recognized products. The family-owned company employs about sixty-five and projects revenues of $20 million in 2004.