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.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Friday, November 14, 2014
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
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
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.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
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!