Tuesday, December 2, 2014

As sunbutter spreads across the country, Fargo company thrives

With a goal to provide an alternative spread to kids with nut allergies, Dan Hofland VP of Sunbutter would drive to grocery stores with samples in the back of his pick-up. Now Sunbutter has gained popularity with kids and parents alike and is in every state, 17,000 stores, and has a revenue of around $20 million. In some states, Sunbutter has completely replaced peanut butter in schools leaving parents more at ease with the growing nut allergy among kids. Read more about Sunbutter here.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Jill Zarin brings in major (unleavened) bread in matzo deal

The former "Real Housewives of New York City" star Jill Zarin made a BIG deal with Streits, seven figures big. Read the full article here.

Monday, October 13, 2014

N.J. Assembly Committee OKs Bill Requiring Labeling on Genetically Modified Foods

On Thursday October 9, 2014 a bill that would require genetically modified foods to be labeled was approved. Embracing the idea that an informed consumer is the best consumer the bill believes that it is good public policy to allow people to make informed choices.

Read more about the bill here.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

12 Points in Mike Rowe's S.W.E.A.T. Pledge - Exactly What Americans Need to Regain Its Can-Do Spirit

Former Dirty Jobs’ host Mike Rowe and advocate of getting Americans back to work in real jobs posted a S.W.E.A.T. (Skills & Work Ethic Aren’t Taboo) Pledge on Facebook that is just the kind of straight talk we need to have with ourselves as a country to get that “can-do” spirit back.
In life, attitude is everything, and this list will help people get that.
Check out the "Pledge" here.

Monday, June 2, 2014


Lucini Italia is proud to annouce that TWO of their extra virgin olive oils were awarded GOLD at the second annual New York International Olive Oil Competition.  Lucini Premium Select Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Founders Reserve Premium Select Extra Virgin Olive Oil were honored in the medium intensity and robust intensity categories.
The New York International Olive Oil Competition is one of the most elite competitions with over 650 extra virgin olive oil from 25 countries competing.  They are rated by an international expert panel of judges in a double blind tasting rating each oil's fruitiness, pungency and bitterness while noting any defects not allowed in extra virgin olive oil by law.
To read more about Lucini's win - please click here.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Ubon's at the Big Apple BBQ Block Party

Join Ubon's at the 12th Annual Big Apple BBQ Block Party Friday June 7th & 8th  11am-6pm in Madison Square Park, NYC.  Get a taste of the BBQ from Yazoo!!  Admission to the Block Party is free and the pit masters will be selling their 'que directly but why wait in line?  Get a FastPass or a BigPiggin' Pass and skip the lines!  Passes are on sale now - click here to get yours today!  Hope to see you there!

Monday, February 17, 2014

Whole Foods Market Solar- Panel Parking Lot

The newest Whole Foods Market of Brooklyn, NY constructed an innovative way to conserve energy with a solar- panel parking lot!
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