Shacksbury Dry Craft Cider
This Vermont-based brand creates beautiful hard ciders made from “lost apples,” heritage varieties of apples that offer greater flavor. In 2013, Shacksbury partnered with a local orchard to graft five varieties of such apples to 250 trees to expand their product lines and distribution. The result: A truly drinkable hard cider.
Lake Champlain Milk Chocolate Apple Cider Caramels
This renowned Vermont-based chocolate manufacturer partnered with Citizen Cider Unified Press (another Vermont brand) to launch this sweet, delicious dessert. Also made with apple pressings from Happy Valley Orchard, and Lake Champlain’s signature milk chocolate coating.
One Culture Foods New American Sauces Sweet Savory Spicy Sauté & Finishing Sauce
This sauté and finishing sauce showcases an ingredient blend rife in ingredients not typically found in U.S. cuisine like a combination of fermented black beans, pineapple and brown sugar. Simply divine.
Rufus Teague Apple Mash
Apple juice adds balanced sweetness to this robust BBQ sauce.
Bone Doctor’s Isaac’s Apple Barbeque Sauce
A high-fructose corn syrup-free BBQ sauce packed with apple-y flavor. In fact, this tasty, clean-ingredient sauce contains a trifecta of apples in various forms: apple juice, applesauce and apple cider vinegar.
Nature Nate’s Raw & Unfiltered Honey Pure Maple Syrup
Magic happens when our favorite natural sweeteners—honey and maple syrup—collide. A touch of vanilla makes this pancake-perfect sauce divine.
Mother In Law’s Liquid Kimchi
Made from the leftover juice from fermenting kimchi, this vegan option (read: no fish sauce) is packed with probiotics, and delivers a quick-hit of what is essentially essence of kimchi. Really good. Take it as a shot, or use this salty, sour liquid as a base for salad dressings and even soups.
Jaswant’s Kitchen Daal Indian Seasoning
A good representation of New Hope’s “Speed Scratch” trend, this delicious seasoning pack helps folks unschooled in Indian cuisine. This blend includes coriander, turmeric, cumin, mustard, onion, garlic, ginger powder, garlic powder and onion powder, and makes a bomb daal.
Mike’s Hot Honey
Is anything more delicious than baked Brie with a hefty drizzle of this chili-infused honey? I don’t think so. From a Brooklyn-based brand. Another idea: Pair it with pizza; dunk with abandon.
GoodBee’s Raw Pollen
Bee pollen has made a splash (er… a buzz) in the supplement space. But this unique ingredient is popping up in gourmet restaurants and chocolate shops. GoodBee’s product allows home chefs to experiment with this “pollen ball,” packed by worker bees into pellets.
Jawea Frozen Desserts Spiced Coffee
Inspired by his personal travels and background in the wine and spirits industry, founder Mike Rosenthal whips up vegan, coconut cream-based desserts with well-balanced ingredients, like this spiced coffee flavor that contains cold-brew coffee, espresso powder, cardamom, clove, vanilla and sea salt.
88 Acres Apple & Ginger
A 180-calorie bar that contains organic sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and flax, plus gluten-free oats, brown rice syrup, Vermont maple syrup, organic golden raisins, unsulphured apples, crystallized ginger, pumpkin pie spice and sea salt—that’s it! Like a crisp, New England fall day.
Brooklyn Delhi Rhubarb Ginger Achaar
This sour-tangy-tart-sweet “Indian pickle” is made with local produce, beautifully blended spices and bright herbs. A cool condiment to add interest and global cuisine to meats, soups, curries, cheese and crackers and more. Brooklyn Delhi’s cofounder Citra Agrawal travels to India every year to gain inspiration from her family’s traditional recipes.
Bushwick Kitchen Bees Knees Salted Honey
Wildflower honey’s nuanced, floral flavors are revealed by a hefty touch of sea salt. Packaged in a handy squeeze bottle, this product is extremely versatile—enjoy it atop yogurt, toast, pizza, cheese and more. From a Brooklyn-based brand.
Brooklyn Brew Shop Hard Cider Kit
Is hard cider the new craft beer? It could be, thanks to this DIY home-brew kit from Brooklyn Brew Shop. I don’t think anything I saw at the show was as hipster-cool as this box o’ nascent hard cider.
Auria’s Malaysian Kitchen Lime Leaf Sambal
This Brooklyn-based brand cooks up flavorful condiments with interesting Malaysian ingredients not usually found in common products. Makrut lime leaves take center stage in this wildly satisfying sambal.
Eden Instant Organic Miso Soup
This instant soup is made with an umami-filled blend of rice miso, short grain rice, lake salt, hacho miso, kuzu, wakame and green onions. A soothing, Asian-style soup that is only 25 calories.
Catskill Provisions New York Honey
This New York 80-proof rye whiskey is infused with local honey. Perfect for well-balanced cocktails, this smooth alcohol is also perfect served on the rocks—even for those who don’t usually drink whiskey.
Fire Cider African Bronze
A spicy, nose-clearing tonic made with Afican Bronze honey, a certified organic, sustainably harvested multi-floral honey from Zambia.
According to Fire Cider’s website, “It is brought to North America by the good folks at The African Bronze Honey Project. The Project supports indigenous African beekeepers and grassroots organizations, while helping to preserve the pristine forest, people, and culture at the headwaters of the Zambezi river — this is honey with a mission!”
Wella Bar Peanut Cacao
A refrigerated bar that employs USDA Organic whey, peanuts and wildflower honey for a soft, high-protein snack.
BibGo Korean Style Fire-Grilled Chicken
These newly launched entrees bring modern Korean cuisine to American audiences. “With consumers gravitating more and more towards Asian tastes and Korean cuisine, we have expanded our product line to align with growing demands," said Nayoung Shin, head of marketing at CJ Foods (BibGo’s parent company), in a press release. "With the development of our rice bowls, meat entrées and new sauces based on the signature Gochujang flavor, we've given consumers even more delicious and authentic options to experience the Korean flavor profiles they crave."
Cloister Honey Honey Simple Syrup Magnolia Coffee
A honey simple syrup provides a beautiful base for cocktails or sauces of all ilk. This version delivers a shot of coffee flavor. Really good.
Cleveland Kraut Curry Kraut
Carefully crafted sauerkraut from Ohio-based founders. This curry-spiked condiment also contains cabbage, jalapeno peppers, carrots, Kosher salt, garlic, ginger, turmeric, cumin, coriander and mustard seeds. A bright yellow topping that fuses multiple cultures.
The Truffleist Honey
This wildflower honey is sourced from Van Etten, New York, and is infused with black truffles from Northern Italy. It’s hard to beat this earthy-sweet flavor, and the possibilities for creative baking and cooking applications are endless.
Ozery Bakery Snacking Rounds Apple Cinnamon
A classic flavor in a mini format. Each soft, sweet, 70-calorie round contains whole grain wheat flour, sour dough, cinnamon, raisins and sulfite-free apples. Pair with apple butter for a truly delicious snack.
Kevita Sparkling Probiotic Tonics Meyer Lemon Apple Cider Vinegar
This USDA Organic beverage employs the sweet-tart flavor of apple cider vinegar with a lemony tang. Added probiotics make this functional beverage a refreshing treat (especially on hot summer days).
One Screw Loose Bite The Big Apple Cider Jelly
Sweet, apple-infused jelly ideal for cooking (try smearing onto pork chops), or spreading atop your bagel and cream cheese.
Live Drinking Vinegar
Live expands its line of approachable kombuchas for another fermented beverage: sparkling drinking vinegars. Each effervescent flavor blends apple cider vinegar, coconut vinegar and fruit juices for a low-sugar sipper that appeals to a broader audience.
Zesty Z Mediterranean Za’atar Herb & Olive Oil Spread
This traditional Lebanese condiment is made with a harmonious blend of oregano, sesame seeds, olive oil and za’taar, the classic mix of Med-inspired spices and herbs. Perfect for pairing with cheeses, crackers, sandwiches and wraps.
Bumbleberry Farms Honey Cream Spread Lover’s Leap Sea Salt Caramel
Lucky is the person who gets a smear of this decadent spread, made with creamed honey, butter, sugar and more. Each sweet, gooey spoonful is crafted by the very Pennsylvania-based beekeepers themselves.
Casa Maya Salsa Verde
Authentic salsa boosted with inspired add-ins. Our fave: Casa Maya’s Salsa Verde, made with tomatillos, jalapenos, garlic and notably, avocado for a creaminess unlike any other salsa we’ve sampled.