From the classics of ketchup and mayo to the burgeoning segments of salsa and chutney, find the newest products and latest shopping trends in condiments. Seeing a jump among home chefs during the recession, and continued growth since then, this is one category that demands special attention.
Award-winning author, lifestyle TV personality and entrepreneur Victoria Amory is launching her all-natural artisanal collection of condiments at Harrods in London.
Mrs. Clark's Foods, an Ankeny, Iowa, company that has produced its own sauces, marinades, and other products since the 1920s—even shipping its mayonnaise as far as the Arabian Peninsula and Tanzania—is expanding its manufacturing facility by about two-thirds.
China may be the next big global market for olive oil.
Restaurants and packaged-food companies alike are buying into the peanut butter market, which is facing an oversupply as U.S. peanut production reached a record 6.76 billion pounds in 2012.
New Product News: Condiments
Chefs are becoming more particular about how condiments influence their dishes, turning to the tabletop staple of ketchup to experiment with variations.
Chips for Dip, the newest offering from Gourmet du Village, are extra thick-cut Canadian russet potato chips created to pair with its award-winning dips.
At the outset of the Great Depression, Rose Biggi started Beaverton Foods selling horseradish door to door. Today the company garners more than $25 million in sales every year, selling 600 SKUs of mustards, salsas, sauces, and, of course, horseradish.
When Jeri Mesching’s kids left the nest in 1986, she filled the void with her passion for cooking.
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