Tasting – Olio Nuovo – from several producers all over CA. Prepping for the 2016 Winter Fancy Food Show – now is the time! Tasting olive oil 101, a two-part series with videos and tips from professionals.
Taking something normal, and making it something special! I was inspired by this…simple artistry, and very creative (not something you see every day or at Starbucks). It did take a few extra minutes, but I as a customer, enjoyed my coffee even more so with this (put a smile on my face) and it was […]
One hugely important visual aspect of branding, and for gourmet food products on the grocery store shelf, in particular, is the product’s presentation. This should really be a simple concept for every gourmet food company to understand and execute, because you (more than often) are demanding that the consumer pay more for your product, over the […]
“Some are committed, others have choices.” The great dilemma for many long-time growers with “traditionally planted” olive varietals is this: Should my olives be sold for olive oil or table olives? Where can I make more money? This will be a shorter post, with a general over-view, and I’ll dive more in depth on this subject for […]