Thursday, June 7, 2012

Summer Fancy Food Show Returns to D.C. June 17-19th

Each year, the Summer Fancy Food Show brings thousands of food and wine professionals together to the largest marketplace for specialty foods and beverages in North America. From June 17 – 19th more than 180,000 specialty products from 80 countries and regions will fill the Convention Center. A true foodie purveyors delight, attendees can sample fare from several local Virginia, Maryland and D.C. vendors, including:

  • Pork Barrel BBQ, Washington, D.C. – Spice Rub and Barbecue Sauce
  • Purpose Beverages, Washington, D.C. – Organic Iced Tea
  • Moorenko’s Ice Cream, Silver Spring, Md. – Ice Cream
  • Chincoteague Seafood, Parsonsburg, Md. – Seafood/Soups
  • The Breton Gourmet, Baltimore, Md. – French Shortbread
  • Dr. Lucy’s Cookies, Norfolk, Va. – Gluten-Free Cookies (one of DC This Week's favorites)
  • Alicita Salsa, Great Falls, Va. – Salsas
  • Biscotti Goddess, Charles City, Va. – Biscotti
  • The Virginia Chutney Co., Washington, Va. – Chutney
  • Spice Rack Chocolates, Fredericksburg, Va. – Chocolates
  • Abuelita Mexican Foods, Manassas, Va. – Tortillas/Chips
  • Feridies, Courtland, Va. – Peanuts, Nut Mixes
  • Gunther’s Gourmet, Richmond, Va. – Salsas and Marinades
  • Kaldes Bros. Trading Co., Lorton, Va. – Sauces and Olive Oil
  • Cuisine Solutions, Alexandria, Va. – Sous-vide Prepared Food
José Andrés will also join the festivities as a speaker and presenter of the sofi™ Awards for the outstanding specialty foods and beverages of the year. Regional sofi Silver Finalists include:
  • Fermin USA, Washington, D.C. – Fermin Ibérico Smoked Pancetta Slices
  • Ashman Manufacturing Co., Virginia Beach, Va. – KIMKIM Korean Hot sauce
  • Blue Crab Bay Co., Melfa, Va. – Surf Doggies Gourmet Virginia Peanuts with Spicy Honey Mustard Seasoning
  • S. Wallace Edwards & Sons, Inc., Surry, Va. – Jowciale
  • Route 11 Potato Chips, Mt. Jackson, Va. – Mama Zuma’s Revenge Potato Chips (another one of DC This Week's favorites)
  • Mediterranean Gourmet, Ashburn, Va. – Argan Oil
  • Hard Times Chile Spice Co., Alexandria, Va. – Hard Times Chili*
CLICK HERE to learn more about the show and register. The show is open to the trade and media only.

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