The Javits Center
The Fancy Food Show occupies two floors and the North Hall of the Javits Center.
The First Floor
The show is simply massive.
The North Hall
The north hall housed some of the smaller national delegations.
Cheese in the sky
And everywhere else. There was a lot of cheese at the show.
The Spanish section was bustling.
The Jelly Belly Booth
Gluten and GMO Free
Gluten free was the buzzword of the show. There there was some talk about non-GMO foods but not nearly as much. Just wait until next year.
Olives for all
An olive for every taste.
Winner for their Beet & Red Onion Marmalade.
Winner for best USDA-Certified Organic Product” for their Runa Hibiscus-Berry Guayusa Tea.
Ritrovo Italian Regional Foods
Winners for in the pasta sauce for their Ritrovo Selections Casina Rossa Due Formaggi.
Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co won two awards for their cheese.
Many of the smaller booth are set up more as meeting spaces than displays.
The Field Trip Jerky Boys
One of the trends this year was domestically produced ham and cured meats.
Jose Andres Foods Booth
Chef Jose Andres' booth sells his line of prepackaged foods. The booth seemed to be constantly mobbed.
Emeril's Ollive Oil
Peter Luger Steakhouse Sauce
No steaks were being displayed, unfortunately.
Olli Organic Charcuterie
Virginia-based Olli just came out with a line of organic charcuterie. https://www.olli.com
Fortunately the Javitz Center is plenty air conditioned.
Rums of Puerto Rico
And the winner of the best booth goes to rums of Puerto Rico.
Scharffen Berger Chocolate.
San Francisco-based Scharffen Berger.
For some reason the Sicily booth was located on the opposite end of the hall from the rest of the Italian vendors.
The New York section.
A handy iPhone app was available to attendees that offered a map and a list of vendors.
Cave of Faribault
Winner of best cheese for their "Jeffs' Select."
Winner of the chocolate catagory for their Avant-Garde Bar Blood Orange Bergamot Flavor.
Craft Care Joy
All the way from Virginia.