If you are looking for great tasting gluten free products to add to your store shelves or perhaps a gluten free item to offer in your restaurant menu, head over to the Tri-State Food Expo at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ, October 1-2, 2013. We will sample our products in the Fresh Ideas Pavilion at the event.
Gluten free products are quickly becoming a vital segment of the foodservice market, as more and more of the population discover the benefits of a gluten free diet. Whether it is a medical need, as in the case of an individual with celiac disease, or an intolerance to wheat or gluten, or more of a lifestyle choice, eating gluten free is on the rise. As a result, consumers are steadily putting pressure on restaurants and retail stores to accommodate their needs.
To add to the growing need for gluten free products, “free” consumers are also clamoring for products that have the additional characteristics of being free of the most common food allergens: soy, nut, tree nut, dairy. For the foodservice professional, the complexity of providing food products that fit this profile increases. As a result, more and more food professionals are turning to industry innovators for products that meet the needs of their customers.
Tri-State Food Expo is a new trade show catering to the foodservice industry. Geared towards helping the foodservice business grow, the event provides a valuable opportunity to meet with hundreds of exhibitors, sample their products, learn about new and innovative products, observe culinary demonstrations, and listen to industry leading professionals speak on a number of topics. The keynote speaker of the event will be John Moore of Whole Foods, a former long-time Starbucks marketing manager. His talk, titled “The Bigness of Smallness”, will focus on growing business in a crowded marketplace. The Expo is open only to qualified buyers and industry professionals. The event is produced by Diversified Business Communications in partnership with the New Jersey Restaurant Association. For more information visit their website at www.tri-statefoodexpo.com.