3rd Annual Place of Taste!
The 3rd Annual Place of Taste focuses on the finer foods of Life! The scent of Coffee and Fine Chocolate will fill up this venue, enhancing your shopping experience as you find that perfect gift for someone special - or for yourself! Explore "the flavors of the Central Valley"; local chocolates, olive & balsamic oils, nuts, and honey are just a few of the goodies that will take the spotlight. Shop, Sample and Enjoy! Located in Building 6.
Two Cities Coffee Roasters is a family-owned wholesale & retail coffee roastery in Clovis, CA. They freshly roast all specialty-grade, 100% Arabica, organic, fair trade & relationship-sourced coffee beans. A portion of the proceeds from every bag of coffee you purchase from them is given to help send medical supplies to clinics in communities in need around the world. In addition, the company handcrafts artisan coffee drinks, teas, & more through their mobile coffee bar for private, public, community, and business events, as well as weddings, in the Central Valley and surrounding areas. Shop their booth and taste a specialty brewed sample of their fresh roasted coffees and purchase a bag of coffee beans to brew at home!
California Balsamic is a unique line, inspired by flavors from around the world. Their premium quality is fine tuned through sampling, customer feedback and culinary creativity. Products feature the finest fruit essential oils, rice bran oil and 25 star balsamic from Modena, Italy – a custom balsamic made with an exceptionally high quality grape that enhance flavor and texture. The sugars found in balsamic vinegar are a natural sugar from the grapes. No processed sugar is added to any of their products. Call 707-463-2646 for more order information.
Two English Ladies take great care in their products as they are all made from original British recipe's with no alternative ingredients or artificial additives and no artificial coloring or preservatives. They are made fresh weekly with only the purest ingredients. Their passion will never allow them to alter their genuine recipes. Enjoy shopping their booth and enjoy their delicious curds, shortbread and scone mixes!
Hinkle's Honey sells only raw honey, which is better for you than store bought honey. Their honey is NEVER superheated, which destroys all the enzymes and natural nutrients. Hinkle's Honey is NEVER filtered, their honey contains all the natural pollens. More than 75% of honey that you find in your local grocery store doesn't even contain honey!
Our Whispering Heat BBQ sauce by Smokehouse Woods is a blend of natural sweeteners including honey, molasses & brown sugar, followed by the mild to medium heat of crushed red peppers. This provides a bit of sweetness with a bold flavor that you would expect from a gourmet, all natural barbecue sauce. With a heat level of 4-6, once you taste the initial heat, it will stay on your palate for just a moment, then start to fade, allowing you to enjoy every bite of your meal. Always inviting you back for another bite!
Our Whispering Heat BBQ Sauce is all natural, with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives& no high fructose corn syrup. Our sauce is gluten free, fat free& only 190mg sodium.
Inspired by my sons, Raphael and Rio, Raphio Chocolate was born from a desire to promote healthy real chocolates to other parents or anyone, for that matter, so their children or loved ones can also enjoy pure dark chocolate. Not candy, just healthy. My mission is to make and sell only what I prefer feeding my own children.
The simplicity of the ingredients used to make this real chocolate is what keeps me believing that food is the healthiest when they are minimally processed. And that’s what I do: make chocolate from scratch, from cacao beans to goodness.
While keeping the health benefits on top of the list, I am also excited to introduce and educate a lot of my customers the richness of flavors of real chocolate. Single origin bean-to-bar chocolate is so fun to explore. Everybody has different palate, but most people should be able to taste the significantly different notes that come from the cacao beans from different origins – easier to pinpoint than coffee or wine.
Like coffee and wine, the geographic location, latitude, growing conditions, such as soil, altitude, climate, rainfall, sun exposure, shade trees and many other factors, they all play a big role in affecting the flavors that the cacao trees pick up. These trees yield beautiful fruits, known as cacao pods, which seeds are collected, fermented and dried. The final products that are exported out of these cacao producing countries are the cacao beans, the main ingredient of our chocolate. Come shop our booth at the Fresno Home Show and experience the difference you can taste!
Jars of Delicious is just what it sound like! Yummy, locally made, custom made jams, jellies, fruit butters, pie fillings and fresh canned fruit. Be sure to shop their booth at the Place of Taste!
Smokin' Mary Bloody Mary Mix - WHO DOESN’T LOVE
A REAL, BIG, PLUMP, JUICY TOMATO?
That’s what it takes. And lots of ‘em.
In just two years, Smokin’ Mary Smoked
Bloody Mary Mix has brought fresh, whole,
ripe tomatoes—never reconstituted tomato
juice—and a hint of smoke to people
nationwide. Focusing on consumer awareness,
Smokin’ Mary has covered the country,
bringing this award-winning mixer to over
100 festivals and food shows. And with
recognition building, so is in-store presence.
Smokin’ Mary is now in over 40 retail outlets,
selling over 50,000 bottles.
But how good is it really?
So good, that when a total amateur put
Smokin’ Mary up against professional
bartender's renowned Bloody
Mary Mix-Down—the Smokin’
Mary cocktail finished in the
top three. Not bad for a