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Mixers, bitters, and maple syrups with naturally occurring sweeteners for a better-for-you cocktail culture

Fairfax, Vt. (June 2023) – Runamok is returning to this year’s Summer Fancy Food Show, where they will be showcasing their all-new Maple Grenadine Mixer. Pomegranate, lime, and Vermont maple syrup are perfectly balanced making this beautiful jewel-toned grenadine the ideal sweet-tart addition to all of your favorite cocktails, mocktails, spritzers, and more – they use real fruit juice the way grenadine was traditionally made before Red 40, Blue 1, and High Fructose Corn Syrup took over nutrition fact panels.

“At Runamok, we are passionate about introducing customers to more delicious ways to incorporate high-quality, natural sweeteners into their food and drinks,” said Laura Sorkin, co-founder of Runamok. “Which is why we are so excited about the addition of our new Maple Grenadine Mixer to our growing cocktail and non-alcoholic cocktail lineup. We saw an opportunity to bring a fresh take  to this classic mixer.”

Runamok is no stranger to fun and innovative flavors, including Pineapple Upside Down Maple Syrup and the newest product addition, Saffron Infused Honey, which sources its saffron from Calabash Gardens, a Black and Woman owned regenerative agriculture saffron farm in Vermont. Along with creative flavor profiles, Runamok has dived into cocktail culture with a variety of maple-based mixers and bitters for the modern bar.

Their booth (#445) will also highlight Sparkle Tonic, a combination of Runamok’s fan-favorite Maple Tonic and sparkles, Maple Bitters, featuring aromatic florals, and their 2023 Good Food Award winner WhistlePig® Rye Whiskey Barrel-aged Maple Syrup.

For more information on Runamok’s products and operation, visit Select products can also be found in specialty food stores nationwide.


Runamok is a family-owned, Vermont-based company that was built around premium, organic maple syrup and has since expanded to offer a wide array of maple and honey-based products. Started in 2016 by husband and wife team Eric and Laura Sorkin (and joined by President and Partner Curt Alpeter), Runamok set its sights on elevating maple in new and innovative ways, with a special focus on creating a truly unique maple syrup brand. Elegant packaging, innovative flavor profiles, and the highest quality ingredients are at the heart of everything Runamok does. In 2021, Runamok expanded its product offerings to include a line of cocktail mixers and bitters, as well as a collection of varietal, hot, and infused honeys. With over 1,000 acres of land in northern Vermont, the team at Runamok manages over 100,000 taps to bring their pure maple syrup to consumers near and far. Boasting over a dozen varieties, including flavors like Bourbon Barrel-Aged, Smoked with Pecan Wood, and Cinnamon + Vanilla Infused, Runamok’s products are available for purchase on along with select specialty food shops across the U.S. For more information, please visit or check out Runamok on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram