Masala Pop brings a fresh, Indian twist to the classic American snack, popcorn. Not only is their popcorn spiced with compelling flavors and the perfect mix of sweet and salty, but it is also made from non-GMO, organic corn and ingredients. They believe that food, as a nexus for social life and sharing, should be made from wholesome sources that sustain the environment just as food sustains our bodies.
Superior Salt makes gourmet flavored sea salt handcrafted on the North Shore of Lake Superior from pure, unrefined sea salt and local organic ingredients. Why? Because people around the world’s largest freshwater lake need pure, delicious sea salt, too! Truly superior in both quality and flavor, Superior Salt is all-natural, unrefined, vegan, and gluten-free.
In 2011, Christine Welch, owner & founder of The Coffeecake Connection Company turned her passion for baking her “signature” buttermilk coffee cake and her heart’s desire to help others deepen their connections with the gift of food into a business. They specialize in gluten-free and nut free coffee cakes, cake-a-lettes (mini muffins), cookies and brownies.
Founded in 2012 by Bruce Namenson and Craig Singer based upon the premise that incorporating plant based organic superfoods into your diet, as opposed to drugs and pharmaceuticals, can naturally aid in preventing, and even reversing diseases such as cancer, heart disease, depression, inflammatory diseases and a plethora of other illnesses commonly associated with the Western diet.
Highland Foods made their first batch of Maple Pepper® in their country kitchen in Northern New England over 20 years ago. They use only the finest natural ingredients, including 100% pure maple sugar and black pepper, to bring you a deliciously versatile seasoning. Their seasonings are pure and simple. Try them once and you’ll be coming back for more.
Little Red Cup Tea Co. is a company run by a little family. Though primarily operated out of Brunswick, Maine, their passion for tea is rooted in China. There, they not only travel to purchase their tea, but they also visit friends and foster relationships with the people who grow the tea and who give them the inspiration needed to run their own family company. They hope to bring the tea that their Chinese friends drink every day to American markets and households.
Breaking out of the traditional recipes for peanut butter, they start by hand mixing the flavor and nuts at the base before the nuts are even ground. They work only with small batches, establishing the foundation necessary for a distinctly superior peanut butter. Then they add mouth watering flavors, such as crunchy bits of toffee, cinnamon, or M&Ms for their “Child’s Play” children’s spread.
The Saucey Sauce is owned and operated by two siblings, Ken and Toan. Usually when you think of a family owned business you think of tradition, but this duo is quite literally spicing it up by showcasing their creative energies through the sauces they make.
The story of № Six Depot is truly one of a dream come true. Co-owners Flavio Lichtenthal and Lisa Landry both have beautiful stories about how they came to fall in love with the craft of coffee and tea. Many artists and musicians take day jobs to supplement their craft, in hopes that one day they may have a strong enough foundation to professionally practice their art. But it’s not always a guarantee that the hard work pays off – so when somebody pulls it off, it’s inspiring.