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Building Strong Relationships

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I visited the Little Italy Farmers Market (The Mercato) last Saturday to pick up some fruit and vegetables as well as to say hi to some of our old friends from our farmers market days. With the risk of sounding … Continue reading

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Cooking with Mustard, Episode 1

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I just realized that I never posted this video here. We’ll hopefully be making more of these in the new year, with some special guests to boot!

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Artisanal LA, take 4

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This past Sunday we participated in yet another of the well attended Artisanal LA food shows in Los Angeles. This one took place at the Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts. We sold quite a bit of mustard (including selling out … Continue reading

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Old email

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I found this in an old email I wrote a local food writer a while back. I think it expresses the philosophy James and I have towards business. [Note: For a while we had planned to open a deli, but … Continue reading

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What Makes Our Products Different? (part 3)

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#3: Quality of ingredients. We source amazing ingredients. Mustard Seeds: Our ORGANIC MUSTARD SEEDS come from Saskatchewan, Canada, one of the largest mustard growing regions in the world. We’ve tasted dozens of samples of mustard seeds and we can for … Continue reading

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What Makes Our Mustards Different? (part 2)

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#2: We do not use additives of any kind. Much of the packaged food industry uses additives – both artificial and “natural” – for a variety of reasons. Sometimes to preserve, sometimes to “stretch” the ingredients, and sometimes to influence … Continue reading

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What Makes Our Mustards Different?

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A couple weeks ago on the plane I got to talking with my seat mate. When I told this person what I did for a living, the two inevitable questions came out: “Why mustard?” and “What makes your mustard different?” … Continue reading

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My Barry Sanders Moment

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A couple years ago my good friend Joe made a commitment not to drink alcohol for 1 year. I sat with him and in fact wrote out a contract – which he signed – when he made this decision. When … Continue reading

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Stop polishing the rims

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Sometimes I feel like running a business is akin to building a car from the ground up. There are a lot of pieces that must work together for the thing to run smoothly. And it’s always going to need adjustments … Continue reading

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No additives, no kidding

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Wow – I just realized it’s been over a month since I’ve written – my bad yo (not that anyone reads this). I guess that means I’ve been busy selling mustard, right? In fact that is what’s been happening, and … Continue reading

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