Monthly Archives: July 2007

ricks picks

There’s just something about rick’s picks that makes pickles sexy. They’ve got a great brand look that just makes you think twice about passing it by. And flavors like Windy City Wasabeans (green beans in a soy-wasbi brine) or Phat … Continue reading

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Peeled Snacks

I know it’s simple: dried fruit. It’s been around forever. But then again, often when you buy dried fruit it seems like the fruit itself has been around forever. Which is why we really liked Peeled Snacks. To be honest, … Continue reading

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Mary Beth’s Apple Pie Company

As always, we meet great people at the Fancy Food Shows. This year we were lucky enough to be set up next to the booth for Mary Beth’s Apple Pie Company. We ate way too many samples of their apple … Continue reading

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The Summer Fancy Food Show 2007 New York

Being from California, it’s always a fun trip to visit New York City. We don’t get there often enough. So we were looking forward to the Summer Fancy Food Show, July 8th-10th. Trade shows are hard work, even when they … Continue reading

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Poco Dolce

In the gourmet candy world, we end up tasting a lot of chocolate. Most of it is very good, very little is bad, but few are distinctive and memorable. Companies like Vosages have done a great job at distinguishing themselves, … Continue reading

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Paromi Tea

While visiting one of our resellers, we discovered Paromi Tea. They make some amazing teas in great flavors like Coconut Almond, Lemon Ginger, Pineapple Papaya, and Earl Gray Dolce. I like to make a pot of the Lemon Ginger or … Continue reading

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Our Demo Trip to Northern California

Part of the job of selling gourmet food is doing in-store demos with your product – you know those people standing around in the store giving away free food? It’s a great way to meet the store management and customers, … Continue reading

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