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Fancy Food Show Part 4: The Parties

There are always after-hours events at the FFS.  I attended three of them. The Polish Union of Producers and Employers of the Meat Industry (UPEMI) held a press conference followed by a banquet in celebration of “Tradition, Quality, and European … Continue reading

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Fancy Food Show Part 3: Viva Italia!

In the Italian Pavilion, there were Parmesan cheese and prosciutto in abbondanza. There was a very engaging young Italian slicing a leg of prosciutto.  I lost track of the number of  cheese wheels and hams being displayed and sampled, but … Continue reading

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Fancy Food Show Part 2: Two Tastings

The show provides many opportunities to learn about specialized products and markets.  I took advantage of two of them, one on appreciating Korean food and one on rare tea. Decoding  Korean  Cuisine: A Guided Tasting, first presented an overview of … Continue reading

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Fancy Food Show Part 1: Show Floor

The Fancy Food Show was held in the Washington Convention Center in June.  This annual event, open only to the trade, is a chance for specialty food producers to show their latest products, take orders, scope out their competition, and … Continue reading

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