Taste Talks to Feature Startups, Sampling, and More at the Future Food Expo

As America’s hottest test kitchen, Brooklyn has become an international epicenter of the food movement. The Future Food Expo at Taste Talks Brooklyn is one-of-a-kind exhibition that showcases the future of food products, companies, media, and innovators from both our home borough and around the world.

The Expo will take place from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, September 9th at the Williamsburg Hotel, and is free with an RSVP. Get to know some of the Future Food Exhibitors below—and get excited to talk, learn, sample, and mingle with companies who are revolutionizing the food world.

Cabot Creamery Co-operative has been in continuous operation in Vermont since 1919, and makes a full line of cheeses, Greek yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese and butter. Widely known as makers of “The World’s Best Cheddar,” Cabot is owned by the 1,100 dairy farm families of Agri-Mark, the Northeast’s premier dairy cooperative, with farms located throughout New England and upstate New York.

Kellogg’s® is challenging foodies everywhere to stir up their imaginations (and cereal bowls) by experimenting with unexpected ingredients and flavors. Chefs Angie Mar of The Beatrice Inn, Chef Floyd Cardoz of Paowalla, and Chef Dale Talde of Atlantic Social will come together at noon during the Expo for a cereal-inspired throw down.

Watch as these talented chefs compete to reimagine a bowl of cereal using their favorite Kellogg’s® products and ingredients with unique taste and textures. Then, sample each of the chefs’ unique creations at the Kellogg’s® Cereal Bar for yourself!


Set up by Nick and trained tea taster Louise in 2006, the teapigs range covers the best of what tea can be. The UK’s leading super premium tea company set up shop in New York City to preach the whole leaf gospel stateside.

teapigs has a range of 32 whole leaf teas including traditional black teas like english breakfast and darjeeling, punchy herbal infusions, rooibos, green, white, oolong and some adventurous teas – chocolate and mint tea, anyone? They also have a collection of super healthy, premium, organic matcha green teas and a range of “feel-good” teas (all natural, whole leaf teas with functional benefits). You’ll find loose teas (for those that like tea the traditional way), cheeky bundles, teaware and gift sets on their website, too!

teapigs has also been voted “best tea brand” for six years running by independent retailers and have won over 70 great taste awards – their mums are very proud.

New York’s Wandering Bear Coffee elevates the every day coffee ritual with products that fit your routine. They were the first brand to put cold brew coffee on tap in homes and offices via innovative box packaging and just launched an 11oz single serve perfect for on the go. You can find their products in Whole Foods, Target and on Fresh Direct.

Zesty Z is a brand dedicated to the awesome flavor and versatility of Za’atar. Their product is the first and only Za’atar condiment to market! The best part is that you never refrigerate a jar, even after opening. They’re All Natural, Heart Healthy, GF, Plant Based, Sugar Free, and Low Sodium. Customers enjoy Zesty Z with cheeseboards or a condiment at any meal.

Za’atar is an herb mix from the Mediterranean/Middle East made from native thyme and spices. Za’atar is a cultural food staple enjoyed by millions across the region and is now gaining momentum in the U.S. The brand, like it’s product and founders, is bold and authentic!

Learn more about the Taste Talks Brooklyn festival here.


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