Gathered News for JAN 23 2013


The Good Food Awards were this past week.  Congratulations to all the winners across the country!  Check out the winners here and consider joining the Good Food Merchants Guild.  More information here.

Dave’s Killer Bread, about to launch nationally after huge success in the Northwest, was started after its co-founder finished a 15-year prison term.  Now he’s sourcing local ingredients and making a killing.  Read all about it in Fast Company.  We couldn’t love his tagline more – “Just say no to bread on drugs.”  

Trend Alert:  Barrel Aged Hot Sauce.  New producers are taking their cue from Tabasco.  The Smithsonian has the scoop.

The clever team over at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams launched a new flavor last week – Influenza Sorbet!  Flu season, you’ve met your match.

The Washington Post names smoked olive oil a new pantry essential and is very fond of The Smoked Olive out of Northern California.

Camille Sweeney & Josh Gosfield wrote an Op-Ed for The New York Times about how self-examination is common among successful people in a variety of fields.  They are the authors of the forthcoming book “The Art of Doing: How Superachievers Do What They Do and How They Do It So Well.”

This week wraps up the Winter Fancy Food Show.  Next week we’ll recap the press from this year’s trade show.


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