Augusta Free Press

Virginia companies exhibiting at Fancy Food Show in San Francisco

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is hosting a Virginia Pavilion at the Winter Fancy Food Show, January 11-13, 2015, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. At least 14Virginia’s Finest® specialty food companies will exhibit, 11 of which will be featured in the Virginia Pavilion.

Buyers rely on this annual trade event to find innovative foods and beverages to freshen up their product mix and fulfill the growing consumer demand for specialty food. Virginia foods featured at this year’s show include peanuts and peanut products, cookies, cakes, coffee and cocoa, cured meats, hams, bacon and sausage, pasta, potato chips, 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 19,000 buyers and industry professionals are schedule to attend this year’s Winter Fancy Food Show with 1,400 exhibitors from across the globe.

More information on the Winter Fancy Food Show is available at https://www.specialtyfood.com/shows-events/winter-fancy-food-show. The list of Virginia exhibitors follows.

2015 Winter Fancy Food Show – Virginia Exhibitors

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #309A

Belmont Peanuts of Southampton, Inc.
www.belmontpeanuts.com
Patsy Marks
patsymarks@belmontpeanuts.com
434.658.4613
Capron, VA 23829
Products: Gourmet Virginia peanuts and peanut products.

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #311

Blue Crab Bay Co. Bay Beyond Inc.
www.baybeyond.net
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 #305A

Bone Doctor’s BBQ, LLC
www.BoneDoctorsBBQ.com
David Heilbronner, Bruce Wilhelmsen
sales@BoneDoctorsBBQ.com
434.296.7766
Charlottesville, VA  22902
Products:  Premium, all-natural gluten-free BBQ sauces, hot sauce and spice blend, with no corn syrup, additives or preservatives.

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #303

Dr. Lucy’s LLC
www.drlucys.com
Dr. Lucy Gibney
lucy@drlucys.com
757.233.9495
Norfolk, VA 23513
Products: Gluten-free, Vegan cookies—no peanuts, tree nuts or eggs.

 

Booth #730

FERIDIES / The Peanut Patch, Inc.
www.feridies.com
Ted Fries
tfries@feridies.com
757.653.9118
Courtland, VA 23837
Products: Gourmet Virginia peanuts, specialty nuts, trail and snack mixes, gift assortments.

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #306

Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group USA
www.mzb-usa.com
Mary Jameson
mjameson@mzb-usa.com
(757)215-7300
Portsmouth, VA  23706
Products: Coffee and cocoa. Offer private label brands per specifications to bean to blend to bag.

 

Booth #4517

Olli Salumeria Americana
www.ollisalumeria.com
Ross Violi, III
rvioli@ollisalumeria.com
804.427.7866
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Products: Cured meats (Prosciutto/Bacon)

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #309B

Pasta Valente, Inc.
www.pastavalente.com
Mary Ann Valente
retail@pastavalente.com
434.971.3717
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Products: Making specialty pasta since 1982.

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #304

Route 11 Potato Chips
www.rt11.com
Sarah Cohen
sales@rt11.com
540.477.9664
Mount Jackson, VA 22842
Products: Hand cooked specialty potato chips and sweet potato chips.

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #305B

Wallace Edwards & Sons, Inc.
www.edwardsvaham.com
Keith Roberts
kroberts@edwardsvaham.com
800.200.4267
Surry, VA 23883
Products: Traditional dry cured hickory smoked hams, bacon and sausage.

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #308

The Crispery of Virginia, LLC
www.thecrispery.com
Judy Soldinger
judy@thecrispery.com
757.673.5234
Portsmouth, VA  23703
Products: Gourmet marshmallow rice CRISPYCAKES always soft and gooey-never hard and sticky; 21 flavors handmade to perfection.

 

Booth #988

The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg
www.thepeanutshop.com
Stephanie Hipple
stephaniehipple@smithfieldco.com
757.566.0930
Toano, VA 23168
Products: Hand-cooked super extra-large Virginia peanuts and array of sweet and savory nuts.

 

VIRGINIA PAVILION Booth #310/312

The Virginia Diner, Inc.
www.vadiner.com
Scott Stephens
sstephens@vadiner.com
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
www.vafinest.com
Lisa L. Lloyd
lisa.lloyd@vdacs.virginia.gov
804.786.2112
Richmond, VA 23219
Services:  Promotional and marketing assistance for Virginia producers.
Programs: Virginia’s Finest Trademark Program and Virginia Grown Trademark Program.