Virginia companies exhibiting at Fancy Food Show in New York

newspaperThe Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is hosting a Virginia Pavilion at the Summer Fancy Food Show, June 29–July 1, 2014, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. At least 31 specialty food companies that participate in the Virginia’s Finest® trademark program will exhibit at the trade show.

Organized by the Specialty Food Association, the Summer Fancy Food Show is North America’s largest specialty food and beverage event. Amid record demand for specialty food, this year’s show is expected to attract 28,000 buyers, including international delegations and top names in retail and restaurants. Virginia foods featured at this year’s show include peanuts and peanut products, apples and apple products, biscotti, cured meats, chips, crackers, confections, cakes, coffee, pasta, popcorn, preserves, salsas, sauces, syrups, seasonings, soups and more. The Virginia Pavilion will be located in booth spaces 4900-4933, with VDACS in booth 4907.

VDACS promotes Virginia’s specialty food products at the Fancy Food Shows, which highlight the world’s finest food and beverages. More than 2,400 exhibitors from across the globe will feature 180,000 products at this year’s summer show.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Virginia’s Finest® program. Developed in 1989 by VDACS, the program identifies, differentiates and promotes top-quality agriculture and specialty food and beverage products.

For more information on the Summer Fancy Food Show, visit https://www.specialtyfood.com/fancy-food-show/summer-fancy-food-show and follow the show’s official social media hashtag #SFFS14. Show logos and photos are available through the online newsroom.

The list of Virginia exhibitors follows.

 

 

2014 Summer Fancy Food Show

Virginia Exhibitors

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4923

Abuelita Mexican Foods                                                                                

S&K Industries, Inc.                                     

Product(s): Corn tortillas, taco shells, chips

Peggy Suarez, Steve Dill

9209 Enterprise Court, Manassas Park, VA 20111

Phone:  703.369.0232, mobile: 703.403.7226

Fax: 703.369.0875

E-mail: psuarez@abuelita.comsdill@abuelita.com

Website:  abuelita.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4904

Belmont Peanuts of Southampton, Inc.
Product(s)
: Virginia Peanuts and peanut products

Patsy Marks, Robert Marks, David Peck

23195 Popes Station Road, Capron, VA 23829

Phone:  800.648.4613434.658.4613

Fax: 434.658.3241

E-mail: info@belmontpeanuts.compatsymarks@belmontpeanuts.com

Website:  belmontpeanuts.com

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4906B

Biscotti Goddess
Product(s):
 Gourmet biscotti in both traditional

and gluten-free varieties

Wheeler Wood
12500 Eagles Nest Road, Charles City, VA 23030
Phone:  855.745.9490
Fax: 804.829.2119
E-mail: wheeler@biscotti-goddess.com
Website:  biscotti-goddess.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4914

Blue Crab Bay Co./Bay Beyond
Product(s):
 Peanuts, beverage mixers, soups,

seasonings, condiments, dip kits, blue crab stoneware

Pamela Barefoot, Beth Scott, Amy Savona
29368 Atlantic Drive, Melfa, VA 23410
Phone:  800.221.2722, ext. 3757.787.3602
Fax: 757.787.3430
E-mail: sales@baybeyond.netbeth@baybeyond.net

Website:  baybeyond.net

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4921

Bone Doctors’ BBQ LLC
Product(s):
 Premium, all-natural, gluten-free BBQ sauces,

hot sauce and spice blend, with no corn syrup,

high fructose corn syrup, additives or preservatives

David Heilbronner, Bruce Wilhelmsen
718 Cargil Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone:  434.296.7766
Fax: 434.202.0557
E-mail: sales@BoneDoctorsBBQ.comdavid@bonedoctorsbbq.com

Website:  BoneDoctorsBBQ.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4925

CakeLove (Web’s Cakes – VA, LLC)

Products: Cake & Icing – layers of cake and cream cheese icing in a jar

Warren Brown

4150 Campbell Avenue, Ste. 105, Arlington, VA  22206

Phone:  703.933.0099

E-mail: warren@cakelove.com

Website:  cakelove.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4908

Cassandra’s Gourmet Classics/Island Treasures Gourmet                                                                          
Product(s): Gourmet rum cakes and coffee cakes in several flavors

Cassandra Craig

10681 Wakeman Ct., Manassas, VA 20110-2026
Phone: 703.590.7900; 703.615.2253
Fax: 703.232.1097
E-mail: ccraigcgc@yahoo.com

Website:  islandtreasuresgourmet.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4922

Dizzy Byrds, LLC                                                                                         

Products: Willie Byrd Dark Chocolate Sauce, Willie Byrd

Dark Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Sauce, Willie Byrd Dark

Espresso Chocolate Sauce, Willie Byrd Dark Peppermint

Chocolate Sauce

Ann Colby

532 St. Albans Way, Richmond, VA 23229

Phone:  804.282.7373, 866.643.Byrd (2973)

Fax: 804.285.8891

E-mail: annrc@me.cominfo@williebyrdsauce.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4924

Double Premium Confections
Product(s):
 Candy, chocolates, chocolate bars, chocolate truffles,

Candy decorations, caramels

Bailey Kasten

P. O. Box 9607, Arlington, VA  22219
Phone:  202.495.1884
E-mail: info@dpconfections.com
Website:  dpconfections.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4900

S. Wallace Edwards & Sons                                                                           
Product(s):
 Traditional dry-cured, hickory-smoked

country hams, bacon and sausage

Keith Roberts
P.O. Box 25, Surry, VA 23883
Phone:  757.294.3121
Fax: 757.294.5378
            E-mail: kroberts@edwardsvaham.com
Website:  edwardsvaham.com

 

Booth #4400

FERIDIES                                                                                                     

Product(s): Extra-large gourmet, Virginia peanuts in savory all-natural flavors;

Peanut brittle crunch, honey roasted peanuts, chocolate covered peanuts and

Chocolate covered peanut brittle; salted in the shell; trail and snack mixes;

gift assortments and seasonal packaging

Jane Riddick-Fries, Ted Fries

28285 Mill Creek Drive, Courtland, VA 23837

Phone:  866.732.6883

Fax: 757.653.9530
E-mail: jfries@feridies.com
Website:  feridies.com

 

Booth #370

Firehook Bakery
Product(s): Firehook Baked Crackers

Joseph Roberts

14701 Flint Lee Road
Chantilly, VA 20151

Phone:  888.580.0745; 703/519-8020

Fax: 703/342-4345
E-mail: info@firehook.comjoseph@firehook.com

Website:  firehook.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4933

Gearharts Fine Chocolates
Product(s): 
Pod and Vine fine chocolates

Tim Gearhart, Matt Gearhart, Bill Hamilton
416 West Main Street, Unit C, Charlottesville, VA 22903

(also located at 306 B. Libbie Ave., Richmond, VA  23226; 804.282.1822)
Phone:  434.972.9100
Fax: 434.972.9104
E-mail: info@gearhartschocolates.comRichmond@gearhartschocolates.com(for Richmond location)

Website:  gearhartschocolates.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4903

Gunther’s Gourmet Groceries, LLC
Product(s):
 Award-winning, all-natural salsas, marinades,

vinaigrettes, dips and hot sauce

Michael Lampros
P.O. Box 18215, Richmond, VA 23226-8215
Phone:  804.240.1796
Fax: 804.747.4813
E-mail: chefmike@gunthersgourmet.com
Website:  GunthersGourmet.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4920

Jody’s Inc.
Product(s):
 Gourmet popcorn

Jody Wagner, Jeff Bodenhamer, Michael Katz
1160 Miller Lane, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone: 866.797.5639; 757.422.8646
Fax: 757.425.0059

E-mail: Jody@JodysPopcorn.com

Website:  JodysPopcorn.com

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4912

Lucy’s (Dr. Lucy’s)
Product(s):
 Gluten free, allergy friendly, baked treats, vegan,

kosher pareve, non-GMO

Kim Miller
930 Denison Avenue, Suite 101A, Norfolk, VA 23513
Phone:  757.233.9495
Fax: 757.233.9398
E-mail: kim@drlucys.com
Website:  drlucys.com

 

Booth #5102

Massimo Zanetti Beverage Inc.                                                                                                        

Product(s): coffee

Mary Jameson
1200 Court St., Portsmouth, VA 23704
Phone:  757.215.7300
E-mail: mjameson@mzb-usa.com

Website:  mzb-usa.com

 

Booth #4005

Nancy’s Candy Company
Product(s):
 Original confections including fudge,

chocolates and truffles

Nancy Galli
P.O. Box 800, Meadows of Dan, VA 24120
Phone:  800.328.3834
Fax: 276.952.2112
E-mail: nancyscandy@embarqmail.com

Website:  nancyscandyco.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4927

National Fruit Product Company                                                                                         

Product(s): Apple juice/cider, applesauce, sliced apples, apple butter, certified organic

Erik Johnson

701 Fairmont Avenue, Winchester, VA 22601

Phone:  479.200.4978; 540.662.3401

Fax: 540.665.4670

E-mail: ejohnson@nfpc.com

Website:  whitehousefoods.com

 

Booth #2854

Olli Salumeria Americana                                                                 

Product(s): Artisanal slow-cured salami

Ross Violi, III; Jennifer Johnson
8505 Bell Creek Road, Suite H, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Phone:  804.427.7866
Fax: 804.427.7872
E-mail: rvioli@ollisalumeria.comJennifer@olli.com

Website:  olli.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4906A

Pasta Valente                                                                                                 

Product(s): Shelf-stable specialty pasta

Mary Ann Valente
1223 Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Phone:  434.971.3717

Fax:  434.971.1511
E-mail: pastavalente@gmail.com
Website:  pastavalente.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4901

Red Rocker Candy, LLC
Product(s):
 Rocking Chair Mix®, cashew toffee with

white chocolate, chocolate dogwoods
Sue Charney
92B Industrial Way, Troy, VA 22974
Phone:  434.589.2011
Fax: 434.589.3649
E-mail: sue.charney@redrockercandy.com

Website:  redrockercandy.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4915

Reginald’s Homemade                                                                                              

Product(s): All-natural, salt-free, preservative-free, hand-batched nut butters

Andrew Broocker

2362B Lanier Road, Rockville, VA 23146
Phone:  804.972.4040

Fax:  804.794.2991

E-mail: reginaldshomemade@gmail.com

Website:  reginaldshomemade.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4917

Route 11 Potato Chips                                                                                              

Product(s): Specialty potato and sweet potato chips

Sarah Cohen

11 Edwards Way, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842

Phone:  540.477.9664, mobile: 540.539.1568

Fax: 540.477.2301

E-mail: sarah@rt11.com

Website:  rt11.com

 

Booth #867

San-J International

Products: Gluten free Tamari soy sauce and gluten free

Tamari based products and Asian cooking sauces

Misako Binford

2880 Sprouse Drive, Richmond, VA  23231

Phone: 804.226.8333

Fax: 804.226.8383

E-mail: info@san-j.com

Website: www.san-j.com

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4913

Simply Panache Products, LLC
Product(s):
 ‘Mango Mango’ Mango Preserves
Lakesha Brown-Renfro, Tanecia Willis
320 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA 23669
Phone:  800.313.5613

Fax:  757.358.7062
E-mail: contact@amangoparty.comsimplypanache@aol.com

Website:  amangoPARTY.comsimplypanache.com
VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4902

The Crispery of Virginia, LLC                                                                     

Product(s): Gourmet marshmallow rice CRISPYCAKES

always soft and gooey-never hard and sticky;

21 flavors handmade to perfection

Judy Soldinger

2728 Sterling Point Drive, Portsmouth, VA 23703

Phone:  757.673.5234, mobile: 310.614.8066

Fax: 888.315.1442

E-mail: judy@thecrispery.com

Website:  thecrispery.com

 

Booth #4200

The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg
Product(s):
 Hand-cooked, super-extra-large Virginia Peanuts:

Milk and Dark Chocolate Peanuts, and an array of sweet and savory nuts
Michael McDonald
8012 Hankins Industrial Park Road, Toano, VA 23168
Phone:  800.831.1828, ext. 1; 757.566-0930
Fax: 757.566.1605
E-mail: Sales@thepeanutshop.com
Website:  thepeanutshop.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4905

Toms Moms Foods, LLC                                                                                
Product(s): 
Toms Moms All Natural Pancake Syrup in

Apple Harvest, Cinnamon Vanilla, Red Raspberry and

Wild Blackberry
Andy Humphries
5914 Grisby House Court, Centreville, VA 20120
Phone:  614.716.9439
E-mail: andy@tomsmomsfoods.com
Website:  tomsmomssyrup.com

Booth #359

Virginia Chutney Co.
Product(s): Spicy plum, hot peach, mango, cranberry, fig chutneys, and pepper jelly

Clare Turner
113A Aileen Road, Flint Hill, VA 22627
Phone:  540.675.1984
Fax: 540.675.1985
E-mail: clare@virginiachutney.com
Website:  virginiachutney.com

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4926

Virginia Diner, Inc.
Product(s):
 Specialty nuts and confections; collegiate licensed nuts
Scott D. Stephens
322 West Main Street, Wakefield, VA 23888
Phone:  757.899.6213
Fax: 757.899.2281
E-mail: sstephens@vadiner.com
Website:  vadiner.com

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #4907

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Services: Promotional and marketing assistance for Virginia producers

Programs: Virginia’s Finest and Virginia Grown