SUMMER FANCY FOOD SHOW-More of our Favorite Specialty Foods
The Summer Fancy Food Show, presented by Specialty Food Association (SFA), is an adventure into the world of new brands, consumer favorites, and trends that are pleasing people far and wide. The trade and media event, held annually at the Jacob Javits Center, has thousands of foodstuffs on display from around the globe. There's a sampling of everything from chocolate and cheese to ethnic specialties, snack foods, beverages, and more.
It's hard to choose some favorites, but we have tried. Here are some of the exciting specialty food items items that are currently on the market.
Sierra Madre Honey Company - Each of their exotic honey batches has a specific flower percentage and can never be replicated. They are the only organic honey in the world to show you exact pollen sources. Visit: https://sierramadrehoney.com/.
Hancock Gourmet Lobster Company - This fresh frozen gourmet lobster from Maine is an easy bake and serve item. Lobster is presented as it should be with the fresh taste and the moist texture you enjoy. Visit: https://www.hancockgourmetlobster.com/.
Creative Snacks Co. - These "Real Good, Feel Good Snacks" are great, tasty Almond Clusters with simple, clean ingredients and no artificial anything. Try their Almond Clusters Cranberries & Cashews or the Almond Clusters Cashews and Spice. Visit: http://creativesnacks.com/.
Route 11 Potato Chips - Straight from the farm to the kettle to you, the chips are gluten-free, kettle cooked, all natural and nut free. You'll love the flavors that include Chesapeake Crab, Dill Pickle, Salt & Pepper. Many of their varieties are certified Non-GMO. Look for their seasonal, Sweet Potato Chips. Visit: http://www.rt11.com/.
EPIC Meat Snacks - Their 100% grass-fed, animal based protein products include Snack Strips, Epic Bars, and Epic Bits. With a long shelf-life and convenient packaging they fit into an active, healthy lifestyle. Learn about all of the Epic products. Visit: https://epicbar.com/.
fruit bliss - Pure and simple snacking is sold in convenient pouches that include an on-the-go size. Organic, gluten free, and Non-GMO, choices include Fruit Medley, French Plums, Apricots, and Tart Cherries. They have just added a line of Fruit & Nut Bites. Visit: https://fruitbliss.com/.
Funky Chunky - Satisfy your sweet tooth with this delicious glazed popcorn snack. They come in a variety of sizes from 2 ounce bags to gift canisters. Their popular, yummy flavors include Sea Salt Caramel and Peanut Butter Cup. Visit: https://www.funkychunkyinc.com/.
Kohana Coffee - This is the world's first and only cold brew concentrate that is 100% sourced from women farmers. With Kohana Coffee, you can definitely skip the trip to the coffee shop. Visit: https://kohanacoffee.com/.
Caulipower Baking Mix - This brand that makes cauliflower based foods, including their popular pizza crust, now has a baking mix. It is vegan, dairy free, kosher, gluten-free, Non-GMO, wheat free, an excellent source of Vitamin C, and a good source of fiber. The baking mix has no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. It can replace flour in any recipe cup for cup. Visit: http://eatcaulipower.com/.
BAKERLY - The company partners with select farms to source their baking ingredients. Wholesome items include their brioche rolls and breads, crepes, and croissants. All products are completely free of preservatives, artificial coloring, and artificial flavoring. They have no high fructose corn syrup and no trans fat. Visit: https://bakerly.com/.
MOM'S Pasta Sauce - These kitchen made, authentic sauces are by Fischer & Wieser. The variety includes Puttanesca Sauce, Garlic & Basil Spaghetti Sauce, Sunday Sauce, and Primavera. Visit: https://www.jelly.com/category/9/moms-pasta-sauces.
For more information on the Specialty Food Association, visit: https://www.specialtyfood.com/.
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