Foodie Finds

What exactly are Foodie Finds? It’s simple: unique and tasty products that we’ve searched the world over, so you can expand your tastes and experience Foodie-friendly items exclusive to Central Market. Check out this month's issue of Foodie Finds to discover what's in store.

Explore The Pastabilities


Who knew Iowa secretly produces authentic, all-natural, homemade Italian sauces? WE DID!

Galassi family chefs start with fresh tomatoes, then add layers of deep flavors from chunks of mushrooms, peppers, Parmesan cheese, extra basil, and herbs and spices you can see and taste.

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Mediterranean, Y’all!


We’ve brought the best of the Mediterranean to the Lone Star State. Our team of Executive Chefs crafted Mediterranean-inspired dishes that will entice your taste buds without abandoning your resolution to eat well.

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Salami Obsession? Cured!


We are the first in Texas to bring you Wisconsin’s legendary Bolzano Salami.

On a recent trip to the Badger State, Will, our Deli/Cheese Buyer learned Bolzano’s Salami enjoys a near-cult status: People in Wisconsin love their Bolzano about as much as we Texans love our sweet tea.

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Broaden Your World Brew


Our Coffee Buyer David traveled throughout Bean Belt countries like Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Indonesia, and Ethiopia in search of microlot coffees grown in limited harvest on small farms where flavor and quality are the highest priority. 

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Low Gluten Lifestyle? It's A Piece of Cake!


If you’re managing a low gluten diet, eating your daily bread can be crumby.  Consider that problem solved. Our expert Bakers have created a new assortment of soft breads, moist sweets, and oh-so-delicious cakes that layer our expertise and standards for taste on to the low gluten diet lifestyle. 

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Finally, A Juice Cleanse for Foodies


Blue Print Juice is on the shelf at Central Market, just in time for that juice regimen you were about to start, right? If you need a little healthy inspiration, BluePrint (from the makers of BluePrintCleanse) has something for everyone. Each serving is 100% raw and organic.

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Power to the Peanut


You can’t get more homemade or handmade than Reginald’s Homemade Nut Butters, a Central Market Foodie Find.
 
Founder and owner Andrew Broocker (whose name is not Reginald, but more on that later) is all about making peanut butter and making it right, all by hand. 

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Pasta La Vista


Our Specialty Foods Buyer uncovered the perfect Foodie Find during a recent trip to Italy: Filotea Pastas, hand-packed, slow-dried egg pastas crafted by the small Italian company known for its artisan pasta.   
   

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Let Tea Lift You Up Where You Oolong


Turn your daily tea routine into a tea experience with Lahaha Loose Pouch Teas discovered exclusively for Central Market and now an October Foodie Find. 

Tea has been an integral part of life in China for millennia. As the story goes, tea was accidentally discovered by Shennong, a Chinese emperor and herbalist in 2737 BCE. 

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Easy Squeezy


Just think of the magic you can make with Castillo de Piñar Balsamic Reduction Vinegar.

The vinegars are made with real balsamic vinegar and specially selected Lambrusco and Sangiovese red wine grapes, and Trebbiano white wine grapes from Modena, Italy. After the grapes are aged in oak and chestnut casks, the mixture is moved to South Africa for the reduction process. 

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