NEW YORK, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabatino&Co Pistacchio Cream was presented with the sofi Gold Award for Outstanding Nut Butter from the National Association for Specialty Food Trade, Inc. (NASFT) on Monday, June 18, 2012 at the Summer Fancy Food Show in Washington, D.C.
Fifteen months after its launch, the superior Pistacchio Cream took home Sabatino&Co's first Gold at the red carpet event. Sabatino&Co is a retail division of the largest importer and manufacturer of gourmet truffle products in the United States, Sabatino North America. Sabatino products have won awards in the past and have been featured as "Oprah's Favorite Things," four times. The win last night, marks the fifth consecutive year Sabatino North America has won an award at the red-carpet event. Various products have all won Silver Awards since 2008.
"Our products bring to life intense aromas and flavors, and have for over 100 years," Gabriel Balestra, Sabatino&Co President of Merchandising and Branding, said. "It is exciting to see a relatively new product win our first Gold Award after five straight Silver Awards."
A rich Pistacchio cream made exclusively with the infamous pistachios from Sicily, the product is ideal for any type of dessert that calls for cream. It can be found online at www.sabatinoandco.com or anywhere Sabatino&Co products are sold.
The sofi Awards are open to members of the NASFT, a not-for-profit trade association established in 1952. To learn more about the 2012 sofi Awards, visit foodspring.com/sofiawards.
Sabatino&Co, a division of Sabatino North America, is dedicated to bringing the company's acclaimed Mediterranean products to the consumer marketplace. In addition, Sabatino&Co has a wide range of original products including gourmet foods and condiments, cookbooks and home accessories, and a new line of all-natural skincare products marketed under the brand name Skin&Co.
Sabatino&Co officially debuted in March 2011 with the launch of a new online store, http://www.sabatinoandco.com, and Sabatino&Co Roma, a 1,200 square foot retail boutique on the venerable Newbury Street in Boston, MA.
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About Sabatino North America
Sabatino North America was recently included in the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest growing private companies in America. Offices and warehouses are located in New York, Las Vegas, Beverly Hills and San Francisco, distributing to major resorts, restaurants, gourmet stores, supermarkets and natural food stores across the United States. Sabatino opened offices in Canada, South America and Asia in 2010. Having gained the acclaim of world-renowned chefs and fine food connoisseurs around the world, Sabatino products have been featured in O Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Town & Country, Newsweek and other major media sources.
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