Ashley Food Company Teams Up With Bob Weir, Legendary Guitarist Of The Grateful Dead.

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Bob Weir, founding member of renowned band The Grateful Dead, has joined forces with the Ashley Food Company of Dedham, Ma., to develop, manufacture, distribute and market Weir’s line of exotic cooking sauces. On breaks from touring Weir created the Snake Oil and Otherworld cooking sauces. Both are packed in custom black glass bottles with psychedelic labeling and the legendary Grateful Dead's distinctive lightning bolts molded in the sides. They're collectible in their own right and are finding many interesting careers in their "empty" afterlife.

Bob Weir, founding member of renowned band The Grateful Dead, has joined forces with the Ashley Food Company of Dedham, Ma., to develop, manufacture, distribute and market Weir’s line of exotic cooking sauces. On breaks from touring Weir created the Snake Oil and Otherworld cooking sauces. Both are packed in custom black glass bottles with psychedelic labeling and the legendary Grateful Dead's distinctive lightning bolts molded in the sides. They're collectible in their own right and are finding many interesting careers in their "empty" afterlife.

Ashley already rocked the world of hot sauce lovers last year when he partnered with Joe Perry, legendary lead guitarist of Aerosmith, to create Joe’s newest #1 hit: "Joe Perry's Rock Your World Boneyard Brew Hot Sauce”. With Weir you have the Snake Oil Sauces, which come in Hot and Stir Fry, with a cosmic kick of heat from jalapeno peppers, a slice of California orange, with maple sugar and molasses providing a breeze of sweetness.

The Otherworld Sauces, Hot and Wok, provide subtle heat, while full of flavors from the 1,000 islands stretching from Fiji to Formosa, including ginger, tamarind, citrus fruits, sesame, and a dab of chili driven heat. All ingredients were selected by Bob, are all-natural, with mystical flavors as memorable as their monikers.

Founded in 1991, Ashley Food Company has quickly earned an international reputation, with his line of Mad Dog BBQ and Hot Sauces, for high quality products made with only premium, all natural ingredients, hand measured and cooked to perfection. It's this attention to detail, and quality assurance that caught the attention of Joe Perry and Bob Weir, both hot sauce aficionados, who wanted to work with Ashley and create a jam session for the taste buds.

You can also hear both Weir and Perry jamming this summer, with both Aerosmith, and the newly rejuvenated Dead touring the country. Aerosmith is headlining with Kiss, and The Dead are teaming with Steve Winwood and Joan Osborne. Both Tours will be making stops in Boston.

The products are available at http://www.ashleyfood.com. with all net profits from Weir’s sauces going to the Further Foundation: The Further Foundation, funds progressive groups working on environmental and social issues in California's Bay Area and around the world.

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