By Robin Mather Stopping at a roadside stand on their way to the Grand Canyon in 1977, Eugene and Susan Kang discovered Celestino Mirarchi’s clean meat snacks, and the seed for Country Archer Jerky Co. was sown. Mirarchi’s extra-lean jerky captivated the couple, and the three quickly became business partners. Based in…(Read More)

Columbia Valley Family Farms, producers of exceptionally Foster’s fresh pickled products, is in the heart of Washington States Columbia Basin. The owners, Kevin and Bryan, have been farming for almost three decades and have an ardor for agriculture. They are active in the local community through coaching youth sporting teams, volunteering in community service…(Read More)

By Robin Mather The 2018 trends predictions from a variety of sources reveal a fascinating array of opinions about the issues that will drive your customers’ purchases this year. “Clean” and “transparency” will continue to be consumer buzzwords for 2018. Manufacturers are updating their packaging to look as clean as the ingredients inside, and customers…(Read More)

Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company is introducing two new craft chocolate bars in 2018. The collection now includes Happy Birthday Truffle and Cannoli Truffle. The two flavors were the top finalists in a taste testing panel from the company tasting room located at the chocolate factory. Happy Birthday Truffle combines the sweet buttercream cake icing, Fair…(Read More)

Bissinger’s Gummy Pandas from Bissingger’s first burst onto the scene with health-conscious consumers for what they don’t have – high fructose corn syrup. Crafted with organic tapioca syrup and genuine fruit extracts, “They have always been a great seller,” said Bissinger’s President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Fogerty. “When Starbucks started…(Read More)