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In The News

Press Releases

December 31, 2018

Manitou Trading Company to Showcase New Mexican Mole Sauce Starters at 2019 Winter Fancy Food Show

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December 28, 2018

Manitou Trading Company to Showcase Trending Regional Flavors of Africa with New Line of Global Spice Blends at 2019 Winter Fancy Food Show

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July 20, 2018

New Executive Level Promotions at Woodland Foods

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June 22, 2018

Manitou Trading Company to showcase an innovative line of West African fonio blends at 2018 Summer Fancy Foods Show

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June 22, 2018

Manitou Trading Company launches a line of all-natural sauce starters at 2018 Summer Fancy Foods Show

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December 8, 2017

Woodland Foods brings authentic global flavors to the 2018 Winter Fancy Foods Show with a new line of clean-label sauce starters

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November 10, 2017

Specialty dried ingredients supplier Woodland Foods to expand into third facility in 2018

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November 9, 2017

Natural ingredient supplier Woodland Foods announces a partnership with Agri-Neo to implement new food safety initiative

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September 26, 2017

Agri-Neo announces Woodland Foods to utilize food safety solution Neo-Pure

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June 22, 2017

Focused on global authenticity, Woodland Foods to showcase trending Korean flavors at IFT17

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June 21, 2017

Taste the world one ingredient at a time with Manitou Trading Company's exciting new seasoning blends and entrees & sides

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April 27, 2017

Manitou Trading Company, a brand of Woodland Foods, wins 2017 Sofi award for new and innovative Bulgogi Seasoning

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July 2016

Manitou Trading Company showcases Sofi award finalist amongst new product releases

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Upcoming Trade Shows    


IFT19 Institute of Food Technologists

-Booth 4055, New Orleans, LA, June 2-5, 2019                                             - Show Information - Click HERE -

 Summer Fancy Food Show

-Booth 2664, New York, NY, June 23-25, 2019

Natural Products Expo East

-Booth 1138, Baltimore, MD, September 11-14, 2019

Winter Fancy Food Show - 2020

-Booth 5163, San Francisco, CA, January 19-21, 2020


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Food Business News - July 2, 2018

Seven trends at the 2018 Summer Fancy Food Show - Manitou's Chai Spiced Fonio and Senegalese Fonio Pilaf

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Washington Post – June 30, 2017

Trends from the 2017 Summer Fancy Food Show - African Flavors - Manitou Spices at the Fancy Food Show

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Food Technology Magazine - June 25, 2017

What's Hot in Hispanic Foods 

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IFT17 Food Expo Features Globally Inspired Flavors

Water Street Brewery Offers Beer with a 'Hoppy' Twist - Crickets

A forgotten ancient grain that could help Africa prosper | Pierre Thiam


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