Braswell’s Wasabi Mustard is new for the show. It builds on the specialty mustards line previously exemplified by the sofi-award winning Smoky Chipotle Mustard. Both products are packaged in French juice glasses, in keeping with the Braswell’s tradition of packaging in reusable and collectible containers. Also packaged in the French juice glasses is a new line of preserves with cocoa added for rich chocolate-fruit flavors. There’s Chocolate Raspberry Preserves, Chocolate Strawberry, and Chocolate Tart Cherry. For more information, visit http://www.braswells.com.
Twinings of London served organic teas to an enthusiastic reception in its booth at Expo East. Among the varieties on offer for sampling were Organic & Fair Trade-certified Earl Grey, 100 percent Organic & Fair Trade-certified Breakfast Blend and 100 percent Organic & Fair Trade-certified Chamomile with Mint & Lemon.
Beanitos’ White Bean with Sea Salt restaurant-style chips were introduced to the market in March and are finding their way into stores across the country now. The chips are all wheat-free, soy-free and nut-free, and the brand has become the fastest growing snack chip brand in the country, according to a 2013 market survey of brands sold in natural and convenience supermarkets.
Simply Southern Gourmet has a line of mustards that President Jerry Novak says are all natural, gluten-free, low-salt, low sugar, and fat free. The company is based in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. “Our products are great brushed on seafood before grilling. The pineapple-cranberry is wonderful on pork tenderloin or turkey,” Novak says. “The Sweet Potato Mustard is very nice brushed on salmon, ham and turkey or spread on your favorite sandwiches.” There are four products in the line: Sweet Potato Pepper Mustard, Roasted Peach Mango Mustard, Balsamic Sweet Onion Pepper Mustard and Roasted Pineapple Cranberry Pepper Novak recommends any of them mixed with cream cheese for an easy appetizer. For more information visit www.simplysoutherngourmet.com. Call 843.281.6070 or 800.281.3149.