Specialty Food Awards

When I saw the information yesterday about this year's awards from the Specialty Food Association, my eyes glanced quickly passed the baking mixes and chocolates, proceeding down the page to my pet subjects (I was going to say "pet foods" but that sounded just not quite right...): salty-crunchy things and [...]

2020-01-23T23:48:39+00:00April 20th, 2017|Food and Drink, Food Products, Salty Snacks|

Fancy Food Show, New York Edition

I went. I saw (and tasted). Not sure if I conquered, but I did my best. Last week was my first trip to the New York version of the annual bi-coastal specialty food extravaganza known as the Fancy Food Show, put on by the Specialty Food Association It's at least [...]

2020-02-05T22:50:28+00:00July 6th, 2015|Food and Drink, Food Products|

Snacky Highlights from Fancy Food ’13

Spanish potato chips cooked in extra virgin olive oil, crackers made with pilsner and porter beers, crunchy seaweed snacks coated with rice flour, and countless variations on flavored popcorn--it was quite the snacker's paradise among the vast array of products at this year's Fancy Food Show, which wrapped up this [...]

2013-02-01T18:12:31+00:00January 26th, 2013|Food Products, Salty Snacks|

A Velveeta Comeback?

It must be a sign of the times (one of many) that I flipped through my morning Wall Street Journal yesterday to find an item about new advertising efforts by the Velveeta folks "designed to appeal to budget-conscious consumers." They're taking advantage of this weekend's Super Bowl snack-o-rama for some targeted (Internet-savvy [...]

2009-01-30T11:51:28+00:00January 30th, 2009|Cooking at Home, Food Products|