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Entries from July 2007

ricks picks

July 25th, 2007 · 1 Comment

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 Beets (pickled beets in a rosemary-scented brine) or just Slices of Life (sliced garlic dill […]

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Peeled Snacks

July 19th, 2007 · No Comments

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, the chance that we would have tried a dried fruit snack in a convention hall […]

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Mary Beth’s Apple Pie Company

July 17th, 2007 · 9 Comments

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 pie during the show, and even helped to bring a few of their left-overs to […]

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The Summer Fancy Food Show 2007 New York

July 12th, 2007 · No Comments

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 are filled with every delicious food product known to humans. We flew in on Friday […]

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Poco Dolce

July 8th, 2007 · No Comments

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, but otherwise it’s very hard to break out of the pack. Poco Dolce is one […]

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Paromi Tea

July 5th, 2007 · 2 Comments

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 Cinnamon Chai (a decaf flavor) and drink it over ice during the afternoon. And the […]

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Our Demo Trip to Northern California

July 1st, 2007 · No Comments

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, and to familiarize them with your stuff. So we just got back from a trip […]

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