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DEPARTMENTS 1 8 1 1 14 208 Tableside Chat NYC Wine & Food Festival The 2012 New York City Wine & Food Festival celebrated the best of food, drink and fun this fall, and its organizers are looking forward to the 2013 South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami Beach. contents fall/winter 2012 OUR COVER It was a milestone year for Caribou Coffee. In December, the Minneapolisbased company marked its 20th anniversary. Earlier, it announced all of its coffee beans were certified sustainable, becoming the first major coffee chain to achieve this status. Going Global T.G.I. Friday’s vice president of international business development advises how brands can adapt to new cultures when they go global. Beverage Focus Numbrands’ CEO says AnestasiA Sensational Spirit takes vodka into new realms of taste and aesthetics. The Last Page Photo Credit: Joe Schildhorn/ 8 11 16 SECTIONS 16 28 80 Coffeehouses/Cafes Whether its patrons see it as a place to discuss life’s big questions or just enjoy a good cup of joe, the allure of the coffeehouse continues to grow. Brazil is a growing force in the global food supply chain. Here are some tips on navigating the food regulations of Latin America’s largest economy. With mergers and acquisitions on the rise, smart business leaders are rediscovering an old, if dull, friend: due diligence. Distributors: Food Law Producers: Business Strategies 132 Restaurants: Smart Marketing 170 Independent Restaurants QR codes are the brilliant technology that didn’t quite get off the ground. But a few food and beverage companies are putting them to novel uses. Smaller, independent restaurants have been hit hardest by a tough economy, but the good news is that they also have the flexibility to adapt. You are in the food business, and no one does it better. So stop following trends and make sure your stores make sense to consumers. 198 Retailers: Shopper Marketing food & drink • fall/winter 2012 • 3

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Food and Drink - Fall/Winter 2012
Tableside Chat
NYC Wine & Food Festival
Going Global
Beverage Focus
Caribou Coffee
Scooter’s Coffee & Yogurt
Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen
Distributors: Food Law
Progressive Gourmet
Rocky Mountain Natural Meats
Seattle Fish Company of New Mexico
Blue Mountain Growers
Dandrea Produce and Wines
Dorr Lobster
Gary’s Seafood and Specialties
Pohl Food Service Inc.
Supply America
Victoria Fine Foods
Bernatello’s Pizza Inc.
Best Mexican Foods
C.F. Gollott & Son
Clipper Seafoods Ltd.
Mountain Foods Products
Siedhoff Distributing
Sterling Pacific Meat
Producers: Business Strategies
Carib Brewery
Heroes Vodka
Mountain Pure Beverage Co.
Deli Express/E.A. Sween Co.
Family Fresh Pack
Haring Catfish Enterprises
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Demerara Distillers
Walker & Sons Inc. – Slap Ya Mama
DRY Soda Co.
Good Time Beverages
Greencore USA
Jaindl Turkey Farms
McCall Farms
Nuovo Pasta Productions
Brewery Ommegang
R.L. Schreiber
Venus Wafers Inc.
Casper’s Ice Cream
Restaurants: Smart Marketing
Extreme Pizza
Buffalo Wings & Rings
Fatburger North America Inc.
Famous Famiglia
Francesca’s Restaurants Inc.
Aurelio’s Pizza
Yoshinoya America
Crepe Delicious
FREEB!RDS World Burrito
Razzoo’s Cajun Café
Independent Restaurants
Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant
The Alicart Restaurant Group
The Optimist
The Olive Tree Italian Restaurant
The Epicurean Group
Salty’s Seafood Grills
Retailers: Shopper Marketing
Weigel’s Inc.
Royal Buying Group
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Food and Drink - Fall/Winter 2012