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Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Another 1st Place for Lucky Dog!!!

Scott Zalkind, the mastermind behind Lucky Dog Hot Sauce, won another award this weekend and we’re pleased to be part of the team that got him there! The 2017 New York Hot Sauce Expo awarded the Screaming Mi Mi Award to Lucky Dog Black Label. Congratulations Scott!  

Friday, 7 April 2017

Vegas Food Expo

Abbye and I walked the brand new Vegas Food Expo last week. Lots of interesting products from small producers. Here’s a link to a quick story about the show from the local news in Las Vegas. News Story Separately, we had a little fun while we were there. We visited the Neon Museum. Must go

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Thursday, 16 March 2017

Lucky Dog is in the news!

We started bottling hot sauces and other products almost 2 years ago and one of our first  clients was and still is Lucky Dog Hot Sauce. The head Hot Sauce Guy is Scott Zalkind and this is his full time deal. Lucky Dog put out a press release here not long ago with the very exciting news

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Monday, 6 March 2017

Lots of beer in San Diego!

One of our favorite clients, Karl Strauss Breweries, estimates that they’ve produced over 48,000 barrels of beer according the an article in the San Diego Tribune. Even if it’s just an estimate, that’s a lot of beer. Congratulations to the Karl Strauss team! And thanks for participating in the SCIFTs/RCA event last month!  

Friday, 17 February 2017

Annual RCA/SCIFTs Combined Meeting At Village Green Foods

“If it has protein, it is a latent reservoir of savoriness” – Ali Bouzari, February 15, 2017 We hosted another great RCA/SCIFTs event last night here at Village Green Foods. Approximately 120 people who are members of either the Southern California Institute of Food Technologists (SCIFTs) or the Research Chefs Association (RCA) – or both

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Friday, 30 December 2016

Looking forward to 2017!

A lot of us are happy to close the door on 2016 for a lot of reasons, but here at Village Green Foods it’s been a good year! We started production on quite a few new products this year – Garlic Butter Cream Sauce, new Marinara and Alfredo Sauces, Moles, even Etoufee, Gumbo and Jambalaya bases

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Thursday, 22 December 2016

SOS Adopt A Family 2016

Our elves have been hard at work wrapping gifts for our SOS Adopt A Family family.  Hopefully mom, dad and 10 kids will be super excited for the goodies that we Santa sent for them. The delivery process at the Orange County Fairgrounds is a well-choreographed dance of people with carts and hand trucks weaving in between

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Tis The Season!

Santa Claus and Buddy the Elf came by for a quick visit the other day – the looks on everyone’s faces was priceless! On a separate note – thanks to our IT guys at CRTG – Creative Resources Technology Group – for the yummy Apple-y treats!! Ho Ho Ho!!!    

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Forbes Magazine says Hot Sauce is HOT!

Forbes Magazine recently published an article about Hot Sauce and why we, as a nation, are obsessed with it. That’s great news for us here at Village Green Foods because we’re producing more and more hot sauces for our clients every week! Good read – check it out!!! Hot Sauce article

Sunday, 30 October 2016

Soup Sells!

LinkedIn just lead me to an article from Boggiatto Produce that gives 4 great reasons about why you should add soup to your menu. Of course this assumes you have a menu and it assumes that soup is a logical addition to your menu. If you have a breakfast place or a bakery, then maybe

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