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Delicae Gourmet Pastry Paints www.DelicaeGourmet.com 800-942-2502 sales@delicaegourmet.com TM 9 New Family Fun Frosting Flavors! Summer Fancy Food Show Booth 4439 on Manhattan's Upper West Side, and four more quickly followed, including its factory loca- tion in Cliffside Park, N.J. The shops also sell Turkish coffee, tea, and imported organic, sugar-free juices in f lavors such as fig, pome- granate, and peach. "There's no competition—other than the bagel—so at the moment we are enjoying being the only simit bakery," Cakmak says. He continues: "Before I started this company I was working many years for a baking company mak- ing French, Greek, and Belgian recipes, and I real- ized nobody was doing Turkish bread. We thought we would be catering mostly to Turkish people when we opened, but we are seeing more Americans coming in than we expected. Now I am seeing more Turkish res- taurants opening and people interested in other healthy snack foods from my coun- try, so I think we will expand more."—J.B. Denise Purcell is editor of Specialty Food Magazine; Julie Besonen is a food editor for Paper magazine and restaurant columnist for nycgo.com and Anneliese Klainbaum is a communications consultant/writer working with food, beverage, and lifestyle companies and publications: annaklainbaum.com TURKEY: SHOPS AND SPOTS TO HAVE A TASTE Retail offerings are still emerging, but these merchants are ahead of the game. • Black Sea Fisheries: seafood supplier offering kokoreç in full rolls and by the slice • Nar Gourmet: online retailer offering imported Turkish products, with a brick- and-mortar location in New York City • Simit + Smith: New York City bakery serving the eponymous simit bread • Turkana: wholesaler and distributor of mostly Turkish products, including refrigerated, frozen, and dry food items Watch the complete lineup of Winter Fancy Food Show seminars any time, any place Learn how to build your specialty food business! Full package of multimedia recordings is just $99 for Specialty Food Association members, $299 for non-members Visit specialtyfood.com's Knowledge Center to learn more. 74 ❘ SPECIALTY FOOD MAGAZINE specialtyfood.com cuisineSpotlight_turkey.indd 74 3/18/14 3:46 PM

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