Flavor Bombs® Scores Impressive Results by the Specialty Food Evaluation Committee

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Flavor Bombs Hits the Bull’s Eye in Its Product Evaluation and Becomes a Member Candidate of The Specialty Food Association

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Flavor Bombs announced today it has taken the first step in becoming an Exhibiting Member of the Specialty Food Association by becoming a Member Candidate. Flavor Bombs is now a Member Candidate by scoring an impressive 4.5 overall score from the Specialty Food Evaluation Committee. Flavor Bombs is a line of all-natural, fresh frozen, gluten-free, low sodium cooking bases that ignite a G-force of flavors when preparing memorable meals for family or friends. The Specialty Evaluation Committee is comprised of staff and members of the Specialty Food Association. The Specialty Food Association is a leading not-for-profit organization that provides its 3,000 plus food industry members in the United States and abroad the tools, knowledge and connections to champion and nurture their companies in the always-evolving food marketplace.

“It is indeed an honor when you receive distinct recognition from an organization such as the Specialty Food Association. Now, because of our Member Candidate status, we can exhibit at this summer's Fancy Food Show and showcase to a national audience the explosive taste of Flavor Bombs,” said Gio Bellino, owner of Flavor Bombs.

Flavor Bombs come in five explosive flavors that include Basil, Sage, Rosemary, Mirepoix and Soffritto that turn everyday dishes into gourmet meals. Flavor Bombs are the creation of Giovannina Bellino, a long-time ‘Foodie” entrepreneur, mother of three and former contestant on the first “Mom’s” episode of the popular cooking show Chopped. Giovannina is also the owner of Goddess Gourmet a natural foods manufacturing company located on Long Island, New York.

To become a Member Candidate, Flavor Bombs had to be evaluated on five key product attributes. Each product attribute had a numeric scoring system from one to five, with five being the highest score. Below are the impressive score results for Flavor Bombs:

  • Innovation- 4.7
  • Product Packaging - 4.0
  • Ingredient Profile - 4.5
  • Product Quality- 4.5
  • Consumer Appeal - 4.0

Team members also provided the following comments regarding Flavor Bombs:

  • Great concept and product packaging is appealing.
  • Love your product and the natural ingredients.
  • Product is flavorful.
  • Packaging reflects the specialty food marketplace.

The fresh frozen, 2-ounce “Bombs” will create a recipe for up to four people and come in the following five delicious cooking blends:

Basil Flavor Bomb – Recipe ready and no chopping necessary. This Flavor Bomb is the perfect complement to an array of dishes from sauces and soups to meatballs and meatloaf.

Sage Flavor Bomb – Recipe ready and no chopping necessary. This Flavor Bomb is perfect for those fall and winter months stews, soups and stuffing. Excellent with poultry, pork, veal and a true enhancer for roasted potatoes and vegetables.

Rosemary Flavor Bomb – Recipe ready and no chopping necessary. This Flavor Bomb packs a powerful punch of pungent flavor and aroma that takes fish, chicken or lamb into the next stratosphere. Try it on roasted potatoes or vegetables.

Mirepoix Flavor Bomb – Recipe ready and no chopping necessary. This Flavor Bomb is a kaleidoscope of flavors and aroma that is a perfect mix for rice, orzo pasta, quinoa or any kind of grain in making a memorable side dish. Try it in tuna, chicken or egg salad and on vegetables.

Soffritto Flavor Bomb – Recipe ready and no chopping necessary. This Flavor Bomb is so versatile and delicious it can be used in sauces and soups, in quiche, omelets, frittatas or stir fry. You can even use it as a Panini spread or a topping for bruschetta and it’s the authentic base for Marinara sauce.

Flavor Bombs is represented by Maximum Velocity Sales & Marketing in Armonk, New York and can be found at Holiday Farms Market, Locust Valley Market, A Taste of Long Island and are available for purchase at Whole Foods Farmer’s Market every alternating Wednesdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM in Jericho and Lake Grove, New York.

Make sure to put Flavor Bombs on your radar screen this summer at the Fancy Food Show in New York City, on June 28th through July 1st, 2014 and experience for yourself, the delicious explosion of Flavor Bombs. Flavor Bombs will be located in the “New Brands on the Shelf Pavilion” on level 1, behind the 3400 aisle.

About Us:

Flavor Bombs® are manufactured by Goddess Gourmet in Yaphank, New York at Ever So Saucy Foods, a state-of-the-art facility owned and operated by renowned Chef Frank Tramantano. Flavor Bombs is a line of all natural, fresh frozen, gluten free, low sodium and affordable recipe ready cooking bases that enhance the flavor and cooking experience of everyday dishes. Flavor Bombs come in five exciting flavors that include Basil, Sage, Rosemary, Mirepoix and Soffritto. Flavor Bombs are packed in 2 ounce containers and were developed to provide consumers with a unique cooking base to create a memorable dish for four people or more. Flavor Bombs are now available nationwide for Chain Supermarkets, Independent Supermarkets, Gourmet Food Stores, Club Stores and Foodservice Operators. For more information regarding Flavor Bombs, contact Giovannina Bellino at 516-369-7236 or e-mail her at gio(at)flavorbombs(dot)net.

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