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BEAUTY & BODY • October 6, 2016 • New York Marriott Marquis

Inside and out people from all walks of life celebrate what it means to be radiant, confident, and feel their personal best. At Editor Showcase: Beauty & Body, brands designed to inspire and provide beauty-based solutions will reach key editorial influencers who are actively looking for the industry’s top trends and product innovations. The Beauty industry is set to reach reach $265 billion by 2017, so now more than ever, Editor Showcase: Beauty & Body is a powerful platform to make new media connections, have face time with existing contacts, and perfect your pitch.

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HEALTH & NUTRITION • February 25, 2016 • New York Marriott Marquis

From gluten-free foods, vitamin supplements, and diet trends to sugar-free candy, protein bars and the latest of healthy foods and snacks, the Health & Nutrition Showcase is open to a variety of brands, products and services in the health, fitness, wellness and nutrition industries aimed at helping us meet our health goals.

Abbott is a global healthcare company committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. From keeping your heart healthy to nourishing your body at every stage of life; from helping you see clearly to giving you information and medicines to manage your health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life.

Among Friends Baking Mixes is the creation of two friends (and moms) who love baking and wanted to help people fill their kitchens with healthy, fresh-from-the-oven baked goods made from the best ingredients. The brand’s mouthwatering cookie, cake, brownie, pancake and fruit crisp mixes are made with whole grains, non-GMO ingredients and are gluten-free. The baked goods are packed with flavor and satisfy everyone with a craving for something nutritious and delicious. Among Friends is sold in more than 6,000 stores nationwide.

Sliced thick with a mouthwateringly soft texture and ringed with a golden crust, Sara Lee’s new Artesano-style bread has an Italian flavor profile with rich flavor and distinctly creamy character. The homemade taste is without artificial flavors, colors or high fructose corn syrup, and serves as an ideal substitute for any bakery-style bread.

Australis is an award-winning sustainable seafood company that uses Smart Aquaculture to raise barramundi, a species of seabass that is high in omega 3’s and has low environmental impact. Our mission is to feed the world with a sustainable, nutritious and delicious fish and protect our oceans for now and for the future.

Long before “natural” claims became a tired food marketing tactic, Boulder Canyon was making snacks using real food ingredients and cooking them in small batches using only premium oils such as sunflower, safflower, avocado and olive. Why? Because real food snacks taste better than artificial food flavorings. Period. Today, Boulder expands upon this simple approach into new categories such as cereals, functional foods and beyond.

Crunch Pak® is the leading maker of fresh sliced apple products. Founded in 2000, Crunch Pak®’s family of brands includes Crunch Pak with Disney and Crunch Pak® Organics. The primary distribution is via retail channels; annually Crunch Pak creates more than 1 billion apple slices at plants in Cashmere, Wash., and New Jersey One Slice at a Time©.

Dave’s Killer Bread is the pioneer of organic seeded bread and is always USDA organic and Non-GMO Project Verified. Every loaf is packed with whole grains, protein, fiber, and absolutely no artificial ingredients. Taste for yourself why it’s the #1 organic bread in the U.S.

Founded in Seattle, Wash., DRY creates sparkling beverages for people seeking culinary experiences in their everyday lives. The full line is available in eight flavor-forward, crisp, unexpected varieties: Lavender, Blood Orange, Rhubarb, Vanilla Bean, Juniper Berry, Rainier Cherry, Ginger, and Cucumber. With a clean ingredient panel and exotic flavors, DRY is a sparkling beverage worthy of gourmet food pairing and premium mixology. For more information, visit www.drysparkling.com.

Farmhouse Culture, a leader in the fresh, refrigerated sauerkraut category, creates innovative ferments - Kraut, Kimchi and Gut Shot - inspired by global flavors using the finest local, all organic ingredients at their beautiful farm/facility in Watsonville, CA, along California's Central Coast where cabbage grows year-round. Founded in 2008 by Kathryn Lukas, a trained chef and food alchemist, Farmhouse Culture's ferments are raw, vegan, organic, Non-GMO and gluten-free. To learn more about Farmhouse Culture, visit: www.FarmhouseCulture.com

Gaia Herbs is the leading herbal brand in North America, with more than 200 patented Liquid Phyto-Caps™, liquid extracts, functional powders and herbal teas to help support and maintain optimal health. From seed to shelf, Gaia is deeply committed to the purity, integrity and potency of each product.

Now for the first time available in the U.S.—Just Thrive® is the next generation of “smart,” research-proven probiotic supplements that captures the power of hundreds of thousands of years of nature’s design. Just Thrive replaces the outmoded approach of reseeding the gut to reconditioning the gut—favoring the growth of good bacteria and strengthening whole-body health and immunity. Its specialized spore-based bacilli formulation guarantees the survivability of the probiotics through the stomach and upper digestive system. It not only provides digestive and immune support, but also delivers antioxidants and short chain fatty acids directly to the GI tract via the patented probiotic strain known as Bacillus Indicus HU36®.

With less than 9 grams of fat per serving, Laura’s Lean Ground Beef is low in fat and cholesterol, free of added hormones and antibiotics, and full of flavor. In addition to 92% lean beef, Laura’s offers extra lean 96% Lean Ground Round and 96% Lean Ground Sirloin. Find delicious and healthy appetizer, lunch and dinner recipes at www.laurasleanbeef.com.

Discover Lifeway Kefir, the high calcium, high protein, yogurt-style beverage that tastes great and offers an endless list of health benefits with its 12 live and active probiotics.

Lorissa’s Kitchen premium protein snacks are crafted with a passion for doing things right: ensuring that the proteins are responsibly raised, selecting premium ingredients and ensuring all products have a clean label. The debut recipes – Korean Barbecue Beef, Ginger Teriyaki Chicken, Sweet Chili Pork and Szechuan Peppercorn Beef – are made using carefully selected ingredients and crafted so that every bite is as flavorful as possible. For more information, visit lorissaskitchen.com.

Natrol® LLC, is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of vitamins and supplements. Established in 1980, Natrol produces the highest quality vitamins and supplements including herbs and botanicals, multivitamins, specialty and sports nutrition to proactively manage and maintain good health to meet modern lifestyles.

Ocean Spray is a vibrant agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 cranberry and grapefruit growers in the United States, Canada and Chile who have helped preserve the family farming way of life for generations. Formed in 1930, Ocean Spray is now the world's leading producer of cranberry juices, juice drinks and dried cranberries and is the best-selling brand in the North American bottled juice category. The cooperative's cranberries are currently featured in more than a thousand great-tasting, good-for-you products in over 100 countries worldwide. With more than 2,000 employees and nearly 20 cranberry receiving and processing facilities, Ocean Spray is committed to managing our business in a way that respects our communities, employees and the environment. For more information visit: www.oceanspray.com or www.oceanspray.coop.

Celebrating its Centennial in 2016, the PGA of America represents more than 28,000 men and women who are dedicated to teaching and growing the game of golf through a variety of fun and affordable programs and activities for people of all ages and skill levels at golf facilities across the country. Golf is a game that can be played for a lifetime and offers numerous health and wellness benefits for those who enjoy being in the great outdoors.

Maple products from Canada are 100% natural and delicious. It all starts with pure sap from the maple tree. The sap is bottled right away as “maple water” or boiled down to make pure maple syrup and maple sugar. When used in moderation, maple from Canada is a “better for you” sweetener with trace minerals and vitamins that also adds unique flavor to a variety of dishes from cocktails and smoothies to soups and dressings. Over 70% of the world’s maple syrup comes from Canada, with the most being produced in the province of Quebec.

The Republic of Tea is a progressive brand dedicated to enriching people’s lives through the experience of premium tea, innovation and education as it emphasizes a “Sip by Sip Rather Than Gulp By Gulp” lifestyle. Founded under the charter to start a "Tea Revolution," its ongoing mission is to seek out and procure only the most exquisite teas in the world and make them accessible to men, women and children everywhere. In keeping with its whimsical identity as an independent Republic, the company designates its employees as Ministers, sales representatives as Ambassadors, consumers as Citizens and sales outlets as Embassies.

Rishi Tea is a leading importer of certified organic teas and botanicals from the most unique, remote growing regions across the world. We offer more than 100 types of loose leaf teas, tea bags, iced teas, micro-brewed chai, tea ware and accessories. As a direct trade importer, our buyers and artisanal blenders are creating blends that are inspired by equal parts modern culinary tradition and ancient herbal wisdom. Discover new teas and join Rishi in leaving No Leaf Unturned™ in pursuit of the most wondrous and colorful tea experience.

Saffron Road celebrates the memorable meals and mutual values families and friends of all cultures share around the dinner table. We know that great food begins at the farm, so we source our ingredients from only the finest producers available. All of our livestock are humanely raised with 100% vegetarian feed and are never given antibiotics.

Nearly 40 percent of Americans wish they could get the nutritional benefits of broccoli without actually having to eat it and now they can. truebroc™ branded glucoraphanin is the most concentrated source of glucoraphanin from broccoli currently on the market and can be found in functional beverages (Brassica Tea with truebroc) and dietary supplements. When consumed, glucoraphanin is converted to a potent antioxidant and cellular protector called sulforaphane. Learn more at truebroc.com.

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council is an agriculture promotion group, representing blueberry growers and packers in North and South America who market their blueberries in the United States, and works to promote the growth and well-being of the entire blueberry industry. The blueberry industry is committed to providing blueberries that are grown, harvested, packed and shipped in clean, safe environments. Learn more at www.blueberrycouncil.org.

Whole Fruit Organic Juice Bars is a new line of convenient, on-the-go juice tubes that are only 60 calories each. Available in Apple Grape, Apple Strawberry, Apple Cherry and Apple Blueberry flavors, Whole Fruit Organic Juice Bars are USDA certified Organic and have no GMOs, HFCS, dairy or gluten.

Wonderful Halos are California-grown mandarins that are sweet, seedless and easy to peel and eat. The palm-sized fruit are perfect for both little kids and adults as a snack and also in recipes for any meal occasion.

Plenti is taking oatmeal to a new level, combining it with cool, creamy Greek yogurt in one ready-to-eat container. Plenti Oatmeal Meets Greek Yogurt can be enjoyed cold, straight from the fridge as part of your breakfast, making it the perfect addition to any morning routine. With 16 grams of whole grain*, starting the day with Plenti Oatmeal Meets Greek Yogurt helps provide long-lasting energy and is a good source of protein.

HOT HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE • July 18, 2016 • New York Marriott Marquis

Do you represent the “must-have” gift of the season? Will yours be the thing everyone wishes for this year? Then you belong in the Hot Holiday Gift Guide, where the best of the season’s gifts for everyone from foodies and fashionistas, to techies and travelers get the spotlight in front of influential gift guide editors and content producers.

Fiesta Dinnerware has been made in the USA since 1936 and comes in 15 colors, with a new color introduced each spring. Fiesta is lead free and has a 5 year chip replacement warranty. It is dishwasher, microwave, freezer, and oven proof. For more information, please visit the Fiesta Dinnerware website at www.homerlaughlin.com or blog at www.alwaysfestive.com and visit us on social media on Facebook or Pinterest at "Fiesta Dinnerware.”

Founded in 2006, Laser Pegs Ventures LLC is the Original Lighted Construction Set. By encouraging multi-dimensional play for ages three and up, Laser Pegs combine two things nearly every kid loves: light and building things. Laser Pegs’ unique light, building and textural attributes promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) learning. Look for Laser Pegs at specialty toy retailers and www.laserpegs.com.

Bay Area, CA-based Meyer Corporation, U.S., which is one of the largest cookware companies in America, offers high quality, technologically-advanced cookware, bakeware, cutlery, tools, gadgets, teakettles, coffee and tea brewers, tabletop, and other culinary products in the following brands: Anolon®, Circulon®, Farberware®, SliverStone®, BonJour®, Rachael Ray®, Cake Boss®, and Paula Deen®. This year, Meyer added Breville® premium cookware to its portfolio of gourmet cookware brands. For more information, please visit www.meyer.com.

Nonni’s Foods is an artisan, Italian inspired baked goods company that offers the brand promise of “Real Ingredients, No Compromises,” providing consumers with delicious treats they can feel good about eating, including the most popular selling biscotti on the market. Dark Chocolate Almond THINaddictives are the newest addition to Nonni’s popular line of almond thin cookies, a guilt-free treat that is made with real ingredients and lightly drizzled with dark chocolate.

Totally Bamboo is the original designer of the first bamboo cutting board and the leading supplier of bamboo housewares. Innovatively designed functional kitchenware products include cutting boards, salad bowls and other accessories for home entertaining. All products are crafted from sustainable and mature timber bamboo, which is not a food source or habitat for the Giant Panda. Please visit www.totallybamboo.com for more information.

Established in 1814 in Europe's "City of Blades," Solingen, Germany, WÜSTHOF is a family-owned and family-managed knife manufacturer with over 200 years experience crafting premium forged and full-tang knives, as well as moderately priced razor-sharp, laser-cut knives for both professional chefs and home cooks. All knives are made in Germany, including the newly launched EPICURE collection of forged, full-tang knives with striking design and elegant wood handles. For more information, please visit www.wusthof.com, Facebook: www.facebook.com/wusthof1814, Twitter: www.twitter.com/wusthof, Instagram: www.instagram.com/wusthof.

SNACK ATTACK • June 7, 2016 • New York Marriott Marquis

From healthy and nutritious to sweet, salty and indulgent, snacks and to-go convenience foods and beverages for adults and children take center stage at this Editor Showcase event.

NEW at Snack Attack:
Snack Attack will introduce an area highlighting qualified Craft & Artisan snack food brands. Craft & Artisan brands are small batch, made by hand, not overly processed, produced in limited quantity, or independently owned. Reach editors specifically interested in Craft & Artisan products in this exclusive area!

By The Numbers:
Sales of snacks increased 17.4 percent to $145 billion in the five years to 2015, which is being driven by consumers' interest in products that are perceived as healthier, according to Euromonitor. Energy and nutrition bar sales, in particular, grew 87.5 percent, yogurt increased 26.8 percent, nuts rose 34.7 percent and fruit bars grew 16.5 percent. (Specialty Food Association, 2016)

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The Carolina Nut Company’s blister-roasted gourmet peanuts are available in 15 great flavors. Seasoned to deliver deliciousness with traditional, time-tested recipes and those inspired by contemporary cuisine, our nutritious and protein-packed Virginia Jumbo Runner peanuts satisfy the most discerning tastes.

Maker of America's No. 1–selling Greek Yogurt brand, Chobani, LLC, was founded on the belief that people have great taste — they just need great options. Chobani produces high-quality authentic strained Greek Yogurt products made with only natural ingredients from its New Berlin, N.Y., and Twin Falls, Idaho plants. Chobani is committed to using milk from regional farms and strengthening its surrounding local economies. Chobani gives 10 percent of its annual profits to charities worldwide through the company's charitable foundation.

Since 1887, Darégal has been dedicated to growing and selling the highest quality all-natural herbs. Darégal herbs are Non-GMO Project Verified and Certified Gluten Free. Darégal herbs are 100% natural, free-flowing and do not contain salt or preservatives. Because herbs lose 75% of its flavor and aroma within 24 hours of picking, Darégal ensures that all of its herbs are processed from field to freezer within three hours of harvesting. Darégal’s deep freezing process preserves the herbs’ fresh-picked flavor, aroma, and color, resulting in herbs that are “fresher than fresh!” The secret to fresher, more flavorful and colorful cooking is now in your freezer: Darégal herbs are fresh, convenient and 100% natural.

Founded in 1898, Entenmann’s® Bakery has over 100 sweet baked goods, including a wide variety of delicious donuts (i.e. the Rich Frosted Donut, Crumb Topped Donut and the new Mini Crumb), Little Bites® snacks, perfect pre-portioned pouches of delicious multi-piece bite-sized baked muffins and brownies (i.e Little Bites Chocolate Chip Muffins and the new seasonal flavor Little Bites Butter Cookie). Entenmann’s products are baked by Bimbo Bakeries USA, a leader in the baking industries known for its category leading brands, innovative products, freshness and quality.

Good Health® Natural Products, Inc. is the creator of crunchy, crave-worthy snacks that make it easy to make better choices. A trailblazer in common sense snacking, Good Health®’s robust portfolio of snacks are made with better-for-you ingredients, like olive and avocado oils, whole grains, sweet potatoes and vegetables – all so you can Enjoy Being Good® without sacrificing on taste!

Hain Celestial, a leading organic and natural products company, offers consumers a selection of delicious snack options, including: Garden of Eatin’ tortilla chips made with organic corn; family-friendly Sensible Portions Garden Veggie straws and chips; and TERRA real vegetable chips.

Launched on Mother’s Day 2006, Happy Family is one of the largest and fastest growing organic food brands to offer a comprehensive line of nutritious foods for babies, toddlers, kids and their mothers. Beginning with a baby’s first 1,000 days, Happy Family provides an enlightened assortment of organic meals and snacks to help support a lifetime of wellness. Constantly innovating, Happy Family strives to offer families the right nutrition for every stage of development.

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Horizon believes in the power of simple, happy foods to feed the imagination, inspire fresh experiences and create fun family moments. From a delicious variety of certified organic dairy products to pantry staples, like Snack Crackers, Snack Grahams and Mac & Cheese, all Horizon products are packed with organic goodness. Founded in 1991, Horizon was a pioneer in the organic industry, the first company to supply organic milk nationally and remains committed to providing great-tasting products that make it easy for moms to help grow curious, confident kids. For more information about Horizon products, visit horizondairy.com.

Discover Lifeway Kefir, the high calcium, high protein, yogurt-style beverage that tastes great and offers an endless list of health benefits with its 12 live and active probiotics.

Marin French Cheese offers authentic soft-ripened cheeses based on our traditional French know-how, yet inspired by the unique coastal California climate for today’s tastes. Marin French Cheese is the longest continually operating cheese company in the US.

Marin French’s Petite Collection of cheeses consist of seven artisanal 4-ounce Brie-style cheeses. Each wheel reflects characteristics of authentic varietal cultures and careful ripening techniques, based on our French know-how and mastered handcrafted process since 1865. We continue to craft cheese in small batches, coaxing the distinctly coastal California character and flavor into every cheese.

Nonni’s Foods is an artisan, Italian inspired baked goods company that offers the brand promise of “Real Ingredients, No Compromises,” providing consumers with delicious treats they can feel good about eating, including the most popular selling biscotti on the market. Dark Chocolate Almond THINaddictives are the newest addition to Nonni’s popular line of almond thin cookies, a guilt-free treat that is made with real ingredients and lightly drizzled with dark chocolate.

We are on a mission. We came together to make delicious, healthy snacks we love to eat. We are passionate about organic, non-GMO, real food, made with ingredients you can pronounce. It’s that simple. No chemicals, sweeteners, or artificial anything. Ruby Rockets launched in 2013 and today our frozen Veggie and Fruit Pops are available in over 3,000 stores nationwide. We introduced a creamy and delicious, non-dairy yogurt alternative in November 2015, which is the first non-dairy, non-refrigerated snack in the dairy aisle.

Sara Lee, the iconic American brand, delivers a new way to snack with fresh baked, individually-wrapped snack cakes. Now you can take along the quality and heritage of the Sara Lee brand wherever you go with the new Peanut Butter Crème Filled Cakes, Brownie Chocolate Chip Cakes and the Chocolate Crème Cupcakes! Sara Lee products are baked by Bimbo Bakeries USA, a leader in the baking industries known for its category leading brands, innovative products, freshness and quality.

Soy Vay® has been mixing up Asian-inspired sauces and marinades since 1982, bringing the flavor in a big way. Now, the team that brought you these flavor-packed sauces, dressings and marinades is back with something new for snack time. Soy Vay’s Popped Rice Clusters, available in three bold and unexpectedly awesome flavors, are made with high quality ingredients and do not contain artificial flavors or preservatives. Visit SoyVay.com for more information.

Stacy’s Pita Chips are made from real pita bread and are twice baked for an incredible crunch. With flavors ranging from Parmesan Garlic & Herb to Cinnamon Sugar, Stacy’s Pita Chips are the perfect pairing for dips, spreads, cheese boards and more – or to enjoy all on their own.

MEDIA

We recognize that, as members of the media, your time is precious. That's why this Editor Showcase is the perfect opportunity for you to gain immediate access to brands that likely will be of interest to you. In only three hours you will be exposed to dozens of products, potentially generating nearly as many story ideas. Located in the heart of Times Square, this Editor Showcase is ultra-convenient for New York-based media, and a terrific opportunity for national media to visit the Big Apple!

Please note that there will be no children or walk-ups admitted into the event.

Contact Rachel Kay Public Relations here to request a credential.

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