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January 8, 2014
VIRGINIA COMPANIES EXHIBITING AT FANCY FOOD SHOW IN SAN FRANCISCO

~Some of the Commonwealth’s tastiest treats will have an international audience at the show’s Virginia Pavilion~
Contact: Sarah Pennington, 804.786.1904

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is hosting a Virginia Pavilion at the Winter Fancy Food Show, January 19-21, 2014, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. At least 15 of Virginia’s Finest® specialty food companies will exhibit, 11 of which will be featured in the Virginia Pavilion.

More than 18,000 buyers from retailers such as Whole Foods, Costco, Kroger, Wal-Mart, The Fresh Market and Restaurant Associates will be in attendance to learn about these top-quality, Virginia-produced and processed products. Virginia foods featured at this year’s show include peanuts and peanut products, cured meats, biscotti, pasta, potato chips, popcorn, preserves, confections, chutneys, sauces, soups and a variety of snacks. The Virginia Pavilion will be located in booth spaces 303-312.

VDACS promotes Virginia’s specialty food products at the Fancy Food Shows, which highlight the world’s finest food and beverages. More than 1,300 exhibitors from across the globe will feature 80,000 products at this year’s Winter Fancy Food Show.  

Click here for more information. The list of Virginia exhibitors follows.

 

2014 Winter Fancy Food Show – Virginia Exhibitors

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #303
Ashman Manufacturing & Distributing Company
Tim Ashman
757.428.6734
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Products:  BBQ sauces, hot sauces, marinades, pasta sauces, rubs, salsa, dressings, mustard, mixers.

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #309A
Belmont Peanuts of Southampton, Inc.
Patsy Marks
434.658.4613
Capron, VA 23829                
Products:  Gourmet Virginia peanuts and peanut products.

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #310B
Biscotti Goddess
Wheeler Wood    
855.745.9490
Charles City, VA 23030
Products:  Biscotti.

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #311
Blue Crab Bay Co. / Bay Beyond Inc.
Pamela Barefoot
barefoot@baybeyond.net
757.787.3602
Melfa, VA 23410
Products:  Coastal themed snacks, beverages, mixes, spices, frozen hors d’oeuvres/appetizers, nuts, soups, gift packs.

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #306
Dr. Lucy’s LLC
Dr. Lucy Gibney
757.233.9495
Norfolk, VA 23513
Products:  Gluten-free, Vegan cookies – no peanuts, tree nuts or eggs.

Booth #738
FERIDIES / The Peanut Patch, Inc.
Ted Fries
757.653.9118
Courtland, VA 23837                                                            
Products:  Gourmet Virginia peanuts, specialty nuts, trail and snack mixes, gift assortments.

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #305A
Jody’s Popcorn          
Jody Wagner
866.797.5639
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Products:  Gourmet popcorn, fudge, confections.

Booth #4519
Olli Salumeria Americana
Ross Violi, III
804.427.7866
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Products: Cured meats (prosciutto/bacon)

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #309B
Pasta By Valente, Inc.
Mary Ann Valente
434.971.3717
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Products:  Making specialty pasta since 1982.

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #312
Route 11 Potato Chips
Sarah Cohen
540.477.9664
Mount Jackson, VA 22842
Products:  Hand-cooked specialty potato chips and sweet potato chips.

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #305B
S. Wallace Edwards & Sons, Inc.
Keith Roberts
800.200.4267
Surry, VA 23883
Products:  Traditional dry cured hickory smoked hams, bacon and sausage.

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #304
Simply Panache Products, LLC
Lakesha Brown-Renfro
800.313.5613
Hampton, VA 23666
Products:  'Mango Mango' Mango Preserves.

Booth #984
The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg
Stephanie Hipple
757.566.0930
Toano, VA 23168
Products: Hand-cooked super extra-large Virginia peanuts and an array of sweet and savory nuts.

Booth #4916
The Virginia Chutney Company, LLC          
Oliver Turner
540.675.1984
Washington, VA 22747
Products:  Southern-style sweet and savory chutneys.

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #308
The Virginia Diner, Inc.  
Scott Stephens
757.899.6213
Wakefield, VA 23888-2940
Products:  Specialty nuts and confections; collegiate licensed products; custom labeling; gourmet products.

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #307
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Lisa L. Lloyd
804.786.2112
102 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219           
Services:  Promotional and marketing assistance for Virginia producers.
Programs: Virginia’s Finest® and Virginia Grown®.

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