Fairway Markets to Highlight French Gourmet Food

410052NEW YORK — Fairway supermarkets announced a partnership with the French Ministry of Agriculture to celebrate the country’s unique gastronomic scene with the introduction of new brands and sampling programs at stores throughout the tri-state area. From September 23rdto September 29th, French food lovers will have the opportunity to sample newly available French delicacies – including pâté, jams, olive oils, fish rillettes and more – at Fairway stores located in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

In addition to allowing shoppers to taste and discover unique French specialty foods, guests can win the opportunity to win a trip to France to experience many more culinary delights.

Carefully selected by Fairway buyers during a trip to France this past January, the featured producers represent the artisanal French savoir faire and its long standing tradition in specialty foods.

Participating brands:

Barral (Founded in 1883, Nice, Provence) – Olives and olive oil
Since 1883, the Barral family specializes in olives and olive oils of the Provence region.

Comptoir Colonial (Founded in 1970, Paris) – Spices
For over 40 years, le Comptoir Colonial has been the spice expert sourcing and selecting the best raw materials from around the world.

Favols (Founded in 1966, Lot-et-Garonne, Southwest) – Jams
For 50 years, Favols has been producing traditional jams, but the company is also innovating: its “Créatives” range pairs unexpected flavors.

Conserverie Gonidec (Founded in 1959, Concarneau, Brittany) – Fish canning
Conserverie Gonidec is the last remaining sardine factory in the famed and picturesque harbor of Concarneau.

Groix et Nature (Founded in 2000, Groix Island, Brittany) – Fish rillettes and lobster oil
The products are made by a combination of the local fishermen’s catch, craft production, and natural recipes that are cooked right on the Groix island.

Loc Maria Biscuits (Founded in 1920, Dinan, Brittany) – Crispy cookies
Delight in a bite with this delicately crispy biscuit! Since 1920, Gavottes crêpes dentelles have maintained their airy crunchiness.

Hénaff (Founded in 1907, Pouldreuzic, Brittany) – Pâté and rillettes
Hénaff is indisputably the leader of tinned pâtés and rillettes in France, thanks to its unique and distinctive quality policy.

Trad y Sel (Founded in 1999, Batz-sur-Mer, Western France) – Salt
Widely regarded as one of the best of all finishing salts used by chefs, French Fleur de Sel is the essential gourmet salt to have. Trad Y Sel is located in the historic heart of the Guerande salt marshes.

Apidis (Founded in 1890, Dijon, Burgundy) – Honey
Honeys are 100% pure and natural and are distributed by the best delis, gourmet and organic shops in 29 countries.

Christian Potier (Founded in 1985, Provence) – Sauces
Chef Christian Potier, a Michelin acclaimed chef, is a classically trained sauce expert.

Ready to Bake (Founded in 2005, Bordeaux) – Cakes and brownies
With more than seven decades of French bakery experience, Ready to Bake allows busy people to quickly and conveniently satisfy their craving for authentic French desserts.

Karine & Jeff (Founded in 2000, Gers, Southwest) – Canned cooked dishes
Karine and Jeff and their 7 children decided to create “Le Bonheur est dans le Pot” and develop a range of canned cooked dishes.

Participating Fairway locations:

New York
Pelham, 847 Pelham Pkwy, NY 10803
Harlem, 2328 12th Ave, New York, NY 10027
Upper East Side, 240 E 86th St, New York, NY 10028
Upper West Side, 2131 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
Chelsea, 766 6th Ave, New York, NY 10010
Kips Bay, 550 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10016
Red Hook, 480-500 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Douglaston, Douglaston Plaza, 242-02 61st Ave, Douglaston, NY 11362
Westbury, 1258 Corporate Dr, Westbury, NY 11590
Plainview, Manetto Hill Shopping Center, 50 Manetto Hill Rd, Plainview, NY 11803
Nanuet, 75 W Rte 59, Nanuet, NY 10954

New Jersey
Woodland Park, 1510 US 46 West, Woodland Park, NJ 07424
Paramus, Fashion Center Paramus, 30 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652

Connecticut
Stamford, 699 Canal St, Stamford, CT 06902