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Saturday, 21 October 2017

Winner Winner FIBR Dinner!

Last night was the 21st Annual FIBR awards dinner. FIBR is the Food Industry Business Roundtable. Village Green Foods received the Food Processor of the Year award. Yay us! Even better, our Herid received a $500 scholarship from FIBR. Herid is our QA guy – he is attending Cal Poly Pomona full time studying Food

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Friday, 6 October 2017

Supporting those who feed the hungry in Orange County

There are so many hungry people in Orange County which is one of the wealthiest areas in California and possibly in the U.S. For years Village Green Foods has supported SOS and Second Harvest Food Bank among others with donations of production overruns and unused inventory. We adopt a family through SOS at Christmas time every year and

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Friday, 22 September 2017

Richard Blais is coming to Costa Mesa!!

Just learned that Richard Blais is bringing the Crack Shack to 17th St. in Costa Mesa. Lucky us!! Great article by Nancy Luna from the OC Register Fast Food Maven Welcome to the neighborhood Richard Blais !!! http://www.ocregister.com/…/top-chef-star-richard-blais-br…/

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Palindrome Week!!!

The past 7 days have been Palindrome days and today is the last one for this year. 71717 We are Palindrome lovers here at Village Green Foods. To understand them well, start with the basics… A Toyota. Kayak. Then go to the next level…  Able was I ere I saw Elba. Then into the big

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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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