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The NEIFT presents the 6th bi-annual
"Taste of New England"
a celebration of the New England food industry
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Minuteman High School
758 Marrett Road

Lexington, MA

5 PM - 8 PM

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Buffet Dinner, "Meet the Manufacturers", Door Prize Drawings
"Goodie Bag" to all attendees

We're looking for manufacturers and suppliers from the New England food industry!
Here's your opportunity for your company to 'show off' at a buffet dinner featuring the best products manufactured in our region. Feature your latest additions or old favorites; small portions to feed 250 people will be needed so that everyone can taste and enjoy! In 2009 the buffet included Hot Mamma Foods delicious hummus and salads, DiLuigi's Sausages, B&M Baked Beans, Green Salad with Ken's dressings, Vitasoy frozen desserts and a wide variety of other great food. (And don't forget ADM's chocolate fountain!) All contributions are welcome...there's no 'theme' to the menu.
Here's your chance to 'show off' ' the products you make best!

Don't have a product that is easily served as a meal? You can be part of the event by providing items...retail products, samples, product coupons, 'give-aways' for our "Goodie Bags", provided to each guest as they leave. In the past these have included Autocrat Coffee Syrup, Concord Food's Sweet Bread Mixes and Bell's Seasonings from Brady Enterprises!

How about those companies doing business in the region that don't make a finished food product? Many have stepped forward to donate Door Prizes to make the evening even more festive or become an Event sponsor by contributing cash for paper goods.

In 2009 we welcomed our neighbors from the Southwest, as the Nutmeg IFT joined in the festivities!

Each participating company gets widespread recognition, and, following dinner, a rep from each company is invited to stand up and introduce themselves and tell a bit about what their company does... what we call 'putting a face to the company name". Overall, it's a great opportunity to meet the movers and shakers in the New England Food Industry...and to show food industry pride!

Over 250 people are expected to attend... sign on to participate TODAY!!

Click here to donate!

Register to Attend!

Shirley Barber, 207-839-3064

These fine companies have already stepped forward to make this event a success!
Klass Ingredients  
Custom Seasonings  
Goodie Bags
Elite Spice Spice Blends
Brady Enterprises Bell's Stuffing Mix, Meatloaf Mix and Seasoning
Virginia Dare Vanilla extract
Creative Chef of Boston Vegan appetizers
Palsgaard, Inc. Shopping bags!
Concord Foods Banana Bread Mix
Ken's Foods Free Product Coupons
VitaSoy USA Product Coupons
Batory Foods Pens
Autocrat Coffee and Extracts Coffee
Ocean Spray Cranberries Free Product Coupons
UMass Food Science Alumni Assorted Products
Food Should Taste Good Assorted Chips
Rich Products/Celebration Foods Coupons
DSM Nutritionals Chocolates
Custom Seasonings Seasoning Mixes
Door Prizes
David Michael Flavors
DSM Nutritional Products
ADM / Matsutani LLC
Corn Products
Mitsubishi International Food Ingredients
Fuchs North America
Weber Flavors
Cains Foods
Ocean Spray Cranberries
Prova, Inc.
Lyman Orchards
Josephine's Foods
Bell Flavors & Fragrances
Del Val Food Ingredients
Van de Vries Spice Co.
Thompson Chocolates
Monson Companies
Dunkin Donuts
Gorton's of Gloucester Fish Entree
Mother's Mountain Mustard Mustards, Pepper Jelly
Roba Dolce Gelato
Hot Mama's Natural Foods Hummus, etc!
Creative Chef of Boston Vegan Appetizers
Blount Fine Foods Soups , Chowders and Bisques
H. P. Hood Sundae Cups
B & G Foods Baked Beans, Brown Bread
Rosa's Candies Fudge for dipping
ADM Cocoa/Dorothy Cox Candies Chocolate Fountain...Yay!
VitaSoy USA Nasoya Super Hummus
Jacqueline's Bakery Cookie Trays
Ken's Foods Salad Dressing
American Pride Seafood Blackened Fish Filets
DiLuigi's Foods Sausages
Sparrow Enterprises Chocolate Mousse Tarts
Subway Inc. Great Sandwiches!
Pepsi Soda
Mystic Pizza Pizza
Newman's Own Ice Tea
YoCrunch Yogurt
Bigelow Tea Tea
Josephine's Foods Chow Mein & Noodles
Del Val Food Ingredients Brownies with icing
Bake 'N Joy cookies
My Grandma's Coffee Cake Coffee Cake
Stew Leonards Dinner Rolls, Cookies