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Bar Harbor® Whole Maine Cherrystone Clams - Did You Know?

Date: November 6, 2015

Hard-shell Clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) are bivalve mollusks, like Oysters and Mussels. Hard-shell Clams are also known as Quahogs. However, they are generally known by names based on their size: Littlenecks, Cherrystones, Topnecks and Chowders. Littlenecks are the smallest followed by Cherrystones.

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Here's what American diners are eating this year for seafood.

Date: July 18, 2015

Shrimp and sushi dishes continue to be among the most popular seafood dishes with American diners, although tuna, salmon and shrimp have always been popular at U.S. restaurants, primarily because consumers are comfortable with those items.

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10 Major US Seafood Retailers Make Greenpeace Grade

Date: July 17, 2015

Another year, another installation of Greenpeace’s “Carting Away the Oceans” report, wherein the non-profit ranks U.S. grocery chains on their seafood sustainability consciousness and progress.

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Sustainable Seafood Week, June 22 - June 28, 2015

Date: June 19, 2015

Sustainable Seafood Week begins on Monday in New York!

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"Restaurants Could Fool People with this Stuff!"

Date: March 24, 2015

We can't make this stuff up; our loyal customers say it best....

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Bar Harbor Yankee Blizzard Scones

Date: January 27, 2015

There's no better way to celebrate Blizzard Juno; Bar Harbor® Yankee Blizzard Scones!

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Holiday Happiness with Bar Harbor Baked Stuffed "Apples" - A New Twist on an Old Favorite

Date: November 29, 2014

Crisp and sweet, the flavor truly is a cross between a pear and an apple, and lends itself perfectly with our hearthside favorite and our willingness to expand horizons. And with the addition of Bar Harbor® Indian Pudding, you bring the great taste of old-world New England tradition to your holiday gatherings.

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Bar Harbor® Baked Stuffed "Apples"

Date: November 10, 2014

Crisp and sweet, the flavor truly is a cross between a pear and an apple, and lends itself perfectly with our hearthside favorite and our willingness to expand horizons.

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Mini Maine Clam Bake Sliders

Date: October 31, 2014

The taste of a Maine original is completely savored in these uniquely Yankee Sliders. Using another Maine original, Bar Harbor Foods, you will immediately taste what makes this company #1 with The Yankee Chef™ and many others. The sincere, untouched and only taste of Maine found in a store, Bar Harbor Foods invites you to share the coast of Maine and the taste of the famous New England Clambake with your friends and family all year long with these memorable, unique Clam Bake sliders.

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Bar Harbor products now distributed throughout Canada by Gourmet Trading Co.!

Date: July 24, 2014

Gourmet Trading Co., Mississauga, Ontario, was established in 1990, and is now celebrating over 20 years of being in the business of distributing some of the finest food products from across North America.

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The Cautious and Challenging Shift to Non-GMO Foods

Date: July 24, 2014

Big food manufacturers are quietly working behind the scenes to try and meet what appears to be a growing consumer demand for non-genetically modified (Non-GMO) ingredients in their foods, but they are being cautious in their labeling and finding it challenging and expensive to source limited verifiable Non-GMO ingredients for their increasingly educated, but still very price-conscious consumers.

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Our thanks to another fine supporter of Bar Harbor Foods, Lexington Seafood!

Date: April 9, 2014

Lexington Seafood carries a great variety of Bar Harbor Foods items!

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"Dead Nutrition from Dead Food"

Date: March 12, 2014

Infamous "additive" words and phrases and other catchy "healthy-sounding" slogans that make you think some ingredient is safe or even good for you...<br/> <br/>

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Fun new Bar Harbor animated Lobster Juice ad

Date: February 12, 2014

Check it out!

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Bar Harbor Foods and Sustainable Seafood

Date: January 24, 2014

Bar Harbor Foods' Response to Inquiries Regarding Sustainability of U.S. Atlantic Surf (Sea) Clams and Quahog (Ocean) Clams in Recent Media Coverage

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Maine Lobstah Juice Getting' Fancy!

Date: January 15, 2014

Bar Harbor Foods will be in San Francisco this weekend showing off NEW Maine Lobster Juice. Drop by our booth at the Moscone Center for a Lobstahtini!

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The Lobstahtini!

Date: January 11, 2014

Sweet and succulent with a subtle mist of savory! That's a Bar Harbor Lobstahtini made with our NEW Maine Lobster Juice!

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Tune in to Chef Jamie Gwen as she talks about Bar Harbor Maine Lobster Juice, Sunday, January 12, 2014!

Date: January 10, 2014

Chef Jamie Gwen, a long-time supporter of Bar Harbor Foods will be talking yo Bar Harbor Foods president, Mike Cote, about her love of cooking with seafood and Bar Harbor products. Tune in this Sunday to one of 70 stations across the country this Sunday!

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Presenting the World's First Authentic Certified Maine Lobster Juice!

Date: December 30, 2013

From the producers of the world's BEST Premium Authentic Maine Clam Juice, comes the logical pantry companion, Bar Harbor Premium Maine Lobster Juice!

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The Day After...National Clam Chowder Day, February 25th

Date: February 26, 2013

Did you celebrate National Clam Chowder Day with that creamy delicious comfort food? Nothing warms us like a hot, steaming bowl of New England Clam Chowder!

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"I could cry, they are so good!" Maine's Authentic taste loved in the Rockies!

Date: October 23, 2012

I'm in Montana and the New England coast is so far away. How did you make them taste like home?

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Maine's Senator Collins acknowledges Mike Cote, Maine's SBA Business Person of the Year.

Date: May 30, 2012

Senator Susan Collins recently met with the owner and founder of Look’s Gourmet Food Company of Whiting, Michael Cote, who was in Washington to be honored as the second runner-up for U.S. Small Business Administration Person of the Year.

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Tuning in to Tuna...

Date: May 30, 2012

...across the vast Pacific, the mighty bluefin tuna carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant to the shores of the United States 6,000 miles away

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A Brief History of Processed Foods

Date: May 30, 2012

Obviously, there are two sides to every story. People must understand that, while some forms of food processing are unnecessary and even dangerous, not all fall into this category.

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Maine’s Michael Cote second runner-up in nat’l SBA competition!

Date: May 22, 2012

“Awards are generally given to individuals, but individuals are never solely responsible for their success and achievements,” said Cote. “This is not a single success – this is a team success.”

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Environmentally Sound Choices Are Good For Both You and the Oceans.

Date: April 23, 2012

Great article on food.tv Blog from Culinary Carrie.

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You Can Count on the Can!

Date: April 10, 2012

Cans in the news; let's make sure we understand complete information about this great food package!

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Bar Harbor's Support of Social Entrepreneurship: Mentoring Women Entrepreneurs for Peace in Afghanistan

Date: March 19, 2012

Cynthia Fisher, a Bpeace member and VP of Marketing & Quality Assurance at Bar Harbor Foods, helped four female Afghan food processors calculate better pricing for their food products.

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Maine Small Business Owner of the Year: Mike Cote, President & CEO of Look's Gourmet Foods/Bar Harbor Foods

Date: March 19, 2012

Maine's 2012 SBA Small Business Owner of the Year

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Bar Harbor Foods President and CEO, Mike Cote, Maine's SBA Business Person of the Year!

Date: March 13, 2012

The U.S. Small Business Administration has named Michael Cote, president and CEO of Look's Gourmet Food Co. Inc. in Whiting, as its 2012 Small Business Person of the Year award for Maine.

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Chef's Kitchen Chef Tony Clark cooks with Bar Harbor Foods

Date: March 5, 2012

Chef Tony Clark cooking with Bar Harbor Foods

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Tasty Corn Chowda!

Date: March 5, 2012

Thanks Lynne, for your compliments on Bar Harbor Corn Chowder! Thanks, Central Market, for your loyal support of Bar Harbor Foods!

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Tom Kai Hoy Maing Poo | Thai Mussel Soup by Culinary Carrie

Date: March 4, 2012

Thai cuisine is one of the healthiest you can eat. You’ll love the amazing depth of flavors in this creative Thai Mussel Soup!

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Let "Meal Survivor" help you with your New Year's Resolution to lose fat and eat healthier!

Date: February 20, 2012

Meal Survivor: Your Fat Loss Guide in the Grocery Jungle!

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Soup-er Bowl Sunday! The Year of Chowder!

Date: February 5, 2012

At the parties you'll all be throwing this Sunday, give the chili a year off. Because 2012 is the year of the chowder: New England vs. Manhattan, clam vs. clam.

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5 Top Trends from the 2012 Fancy Food Show

Date: January 28, 2012

Pickled cherries, oat shakes, coconut oil and more!

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Bar Harbor Foods Facebook QR Code

Date: January 27, 2012

Easy QR Codes...and Free!

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The BEST canned fish! Frankly, lip-smacking good!

Date: January 27, 2012

We can't make this stuff up! Have you tried our Herring and Sardine Fillets yet?

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First Rate Ingredients and Preparation

Date: January 27, 2012

From a loyal customer...Thank you, Cosmo!

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January is National Soup Month!

Date: January 10, 2012

Soup - the first fast-food?

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Vitamin D is crucial for activating the body's immune system...

Date: January 9, 2012

Almost half of the world's population has lower than optimal levels of vitamin D and scientists say the problem is getting worse as people spend more time indoors.

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People on the Move…at Bar Harbor Foods

Date: January 4, 2012

Please join Bar Harbor Foods in congratulating Michael Sansing on his promotion to General Manager.<br/>

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Smoked Maple Sardines. Seriously gourmet. Utterly delicious.

Date: January 4, 2012

From the Blog of IamTedKing.

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Happy New Year!

Date: January 4, 2012

Bar Harbor Foods wishes you a happy, healthy and delicious 2012!

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Pure Seafood Stock Perfection...

Date: January 4, 2012

We couldn't have said it better ourselves! And it's always better coming from you!

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Bar Harbor Better Than Restaurant Chowder!

Date: December 18, 2011

Bar Harbor Chowder New England Clam Chowder lives up to customer expectations!

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A Starring Role for the Little Humble Herring

Date: December 15, 2011

The New York Times reports on a resurgence in the demand for herring.

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All dressed up and heading for a great seafood recipe...maybe yours?

Date: December 1, 2011

Bar Harbor Premium Clam Juice getting dressed up and ready to appear in favorite seafood recipes like yours.

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Bar Harbor All Natural Smoked Kippers: A Gastronomic Revelation!

Date: November 15, 2011

Mmm-mmmm-mmh! (This satisfied customer's actual subject line)

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Have you tried Bar Harbor Herring Fillets in Cabernet Wine Sauce? They're impressive!

Date: October 20, 2011

The sauce was something that added to the flavor as opposed to overpowering it.

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Simple. Honest. Seafood.

Date: September 22, 2011

Bar Harbor Foods at the Natural Product Expo East bringing the taste of Maine to you!

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Soup Love from Around the World!

Date: September 22, 2011

New fan of Bar Harbor Foods in Germany!

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Love, Love, Love!

Date: September 7, 2011

More customer adoration of Maple Sardines,

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Quality is our "Maine" Distinction!

Date: August 31, 2011

At Bar Harbor Foods, quality and food safety go hand in hand.

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"Such a Decadent and Indulgent Treat!"

Date: August 30, 2011

Such a glowing testimonial makes us hungry for delicious Bar Harbor Foods' Lobster Bisque!

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Welcome to Forward Foods, Oklahoma's coolest cheese counter and niche food market

Date: August 29, 2011

Many thanks to Forward Foods for supporting the Bar Harbor bran

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Bar Harbor Foods on the Inc. 5000 List for the 5th Year in a Row!

Date: August 24, 2011

Bar Harbor Foods among 12 Maine companies on Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing privately held companies!

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"You’re helping me live a healthier life and I’m supporting an American company"

Date: August 10, 2011

"Very uncharacteristically, the fillets smelled so good when I opened the can that I picked out a small chunk and had it plain. It was great. Really great."

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Bar Harbor Products; Great Taste and Great Value!

Date: August 9, 2011

Satisfied Customers; our reason for cooking!

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Chowda Love!

Date: August 9, 2011

Bar Harbor New England Clam Chowder trumps even restaurant chowda!

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Loyal Lobstah Lover!

Date: August 9, 2011

With fabulous taste, convenience of fully cooked, ready-to-use, and the certified goodness of Lobster from Maine, what's not to love?

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Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested Program

Date: August 3, 2011

The Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested branding program enables market differentiation of Gulf of Maine seafood products that meet important criteria around traceability and responsible harvest.

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Bar Harbor Foods - Canned Goodness!

Date: July 25, 2011

"There is something reassuring about getting to meet the people that make what you eat..."

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Key Retailers Leading the Sustainability of the World's Fisheries

Date: July 21, 2011

Giant Eagle Sustainable Seafood Statement

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Bar Harbor Foods Wows Seafood Lovers at Fancy Food Show!

Date: July 15, 2011

The 2011 Summer Fancy Food show held in Washington, D.C., was the perfect venue to show off the incredible quality, value, and convenience of Bar Harbor products this week.

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Bar Harbor Foods Implements SQF (Safe Quality Food) Certification

Date: April 6, 2011

At Bar Harbor Foods our mission is to provide our customers the highest quality, all natural, shelf stable food available on the market today. By implementing SQF (Safe Quality Food) our retailers and customers are guaranteed that we work diligently to continuously improve our foods safety and quality standards.

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Maine Lobster 101

Date: April 5, 2011

Interesting information about one of the world's most enticing culinary delights... Maine Lobster!

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A Taste of Maine for a Soldier Abroad

Date: March 17, 2011

Thanks to all U.S. military personnel serving to expand freedom and promote peace around the world. We were thrilled to play a part in making one soldier's day a little brighter.

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Storing unused Bar Harbor Clam Juice

Date: March 3, 2011

Ideas for storing opened Clam Juice.

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A True Convert to Bar Harbor Chopped Clams!

Date: March 3, 2011

Good food is worth the price.

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Flavors of my past...

Date: March 4, 2011

Bar Harbor Foods brings back fond food memories from New England.

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Hooked on Herring!

Date: March 3, 2011

Smoked Herring for lunch - Tom's hooked!

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"Wild" for Bar Harbor Herring in Cabernet Wine Sauce!

Date: March 3, 2011

Customers go wild for Bar Harbor Herring!

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Bar Harbor New England Clam Chowder - "Wow! Worth every penny!"

Date: March 3, 2011

Great customer testimonial on New England Clam Chowder!

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You Say Newburg, I say Wenberg… Let’s Eat

Date: February 17, 2011

Popularized in the late 1800’s and long associated with elegant dining, who actually created Lobster Newburg and when seems to be up for culinary debate.

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Customer Praise for Bar Harbor Indian Pudding!

Date: January 27, 2011

Indian Pudding, a traditional New England dessert.

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"If it's not Bar Harbor New England Clam Chowder, back away from the bowl!"

Date: January 10, 2011

The "Picky Eater" picks Bar Harbor New England Clam Chowder in a blind taste test of 13 Clam Chowders!

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Traditional New England Indian Pudding for the Holidays!

Date: December 1, 2010

More Customer Acclaim for Bar Harbor products!

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The word "Natural" on food labels can be misleading...

Date: November 17, 2010

Valuable information from a physician's newsletter I read regularly regarding "natural flavorings" added to many processed foods.

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Bar Harbor Foods "Taste of Maine Holiday Gift Bucket

Date: November 9, 2010

Win this fabulous and delicious Holiday Gift Bucket and use as a great gift or keep all for yourself!

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Great Customer Review - Wild Herring in Cracked Pepper

Date: October 25, 2010

We love hearing from our customers! THanks, Patrick!

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Bar Harbor's NEW Soups just in time for Winter - Lobster & Corn Chowder and Clam & Corn Chowder

Date: October 24, 2010

Great winter comfort foods….tradition, honesty, all natural….American made.<br/>

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Customers Love Learning About the Food They Purchase!

Date: October 19, 2010

...and we love telling them about how we source and make our great Bar Harbor products! We thought we'd pass this along.

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Bar Harbor Fans in Japan

Date: October 11, 2010

Hi! Bar Harbor Foods. I ate your Clam Chowder. As it’s very delicious I wrote about Clam Chowder in my Japanese blog.

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Prepare to be amazed - Clam Chowda Pizza!

Date: September 30, 2010

I see that initial quizzical look on your face, but you have to try this! Thousands of people can't be wrong!

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America's Fastest Growing Seafood Soup Company Makes Inc. 5,000 List 4th Year in a Row!

Date: August 24, 2010

Consumers love Bar Harbor authentic seafood products!

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Foodista.com - Great Blog about Great Products!

Date: August 10, 2010

Foodista is the cooking encyclopedia everyone can edit.

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Customer Reviews - Bar Harbor Crab Bisque

Date: August 10, 2010

Bar Harbor Foods provides the best products for seafood chowder and bisque!

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Bar Harbor Foods in Pre-Assessment for SQF Certification

Date: August 3, 2010

SQF Institute is Part of the Global Message: No matter what you read or hear about food safety, the messages are universal. The importance of food safety may be the only issue with such broad-sweeping political, commercial and scientific support. The key global tenet is that food safety remains a significant public health concern, and while efforts to control food borne pathogens are having a positive impact, more needs to be done.

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Bar Harbor Soups available on ShopWiki.com

Date: August 3, 2010

Bar Harbor soups are becoming more readily available in local markets across the US...

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Bar Harbor Foods in Bangor Daily News Experience Maine Special Magazine

Date: July 15, 2010

Browse the Bangor Daily News, Experience Maine Special Summer Magazine and be amazed at the plethora of exciting things to do in Maine!

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Bar Harbor Foods on "The Chef’s Kitchen at the Fine Living Festival" in Kennebunkport Maine

Date: July 15, 2010

Bar Harbor Foods Mike Cote cooks with Chef Tony Clark of the Chef's Kitchen at the Fine Living Festival in Kennebunkport, Maine. Watch how they both prepare simple, delicious entrees using Bar Harbor all natural products.

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Kick up Your Bloody Mary with Bar Harbor Clam Juice!

Date: July 6, 2010

For a tasty twist on your favorite cocktail, try our Bar Harbor Bloody Mary!

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Bar Harbor Foods cooks at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City!

Date: July 1, 2010

Mike Cote of Bar Harbor Foods and Chef Tony Clark create delicious treats at the 2010 Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City

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Bar Harbor Foods featured on Fine Living Festival Cooking Show!

Date: July 1, 2010

Watch Mike Cote of Bar Harbor Foods and Chef Tony Clark, formerly of the Four Seasons Restaurant in Philadelphia create delicious recipes using Bar Harbor products at the Fine Living Festival in Kennebunkport, Maine

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Bar Harbor Clam Chowda Pizza!

Date: July 1, 2010

Unique, Delicious Pizza made with Bar Harbor New England Condensed Clam Chowder. You'll probably get some quizzical looks when you first mention this, as we did, but once people taste it, all you see are SMILES! It's a really great twist on pizza!

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Chef Franky G Prepares Steamer Clams in Flavorful Broth

Date: May 18, 2010

An easy to prepare seafood favorite using Bar Harbor Premium Clam Juice

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Chef Franky G Creates Smoked Wild Herring Omelet

Date: May 9, 2010

Watch how easy it is to create a healthy omelet using Bar Harbor Smoked Kippers

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Eva's Food World: Indian Pudding by Bar Harbor

Date: May 5, 2010

"It [Indian Pudding] smelled like the holidays because of the molasses and spices. The smell was homey and decent."

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Probably the best kippers I've had in my life!

Date: April 29, 2010

These things are tender, moist, fishy in a good way!

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Bar Harbor Foods in Delta In-Flight Magazine (Japanese Issue)

Date: April 27, 2010

Bar Harbor Foods' Cherrystone Clam Chowder included in Delta In-Flight Magazine!

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Maine Biz Sunday - Interview with Mike Cote, Small Business Leader of the Year

Date: April 11, 2010

Mike Cote, President and CEO of Look's Gourmet Food Co., is the Maine Biz Magazine Small Business Leader of the Year for 2010.

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Maine Biz Sunday Interview "Afterthoughts" Segment - Mike Cote, 2010 Small Business Leader of the Year

Date: April 11, 2010

Maine Biz Sunday Afterthoughts Segment with Mike Cote, President & CEO of Look's Gourmet Food Co., Inc. as winner of the Small Business Leader of the Year award for 2010.

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In Search of Good Food | Reel in Bar Harbor's Herring, Kippers

Date: April 2, 2010

From columnist Marty Rosen at the Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky/Southern Indiana a great article on Herring!

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Introducing the Maine Biz 2010 Business Leaders of the Year

Date: April 2, 2010

Carol Coultas explains the process of selecting the Maine Biz Magazine Business Leaders of the Year

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How do they get those little strings on the neck bands created for Bar Harbor Clam Juice!

Date: March 30, 2010

Job of the Month: String-tying with Miniature Pieces - Bar Harbor Clam Juice neck tags

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Chef Franky G Recipe Video: Wild Kipper Appetizer

Date: March 28, 2010

Chef Franky G prepares this quick appetizer with Bar Harbor Foods All-Natural Smoked Wild Kippers and other fresh, local ingredients.

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Mr. GoodFish - Guide to sustainable fish and seafood

Date: March 24, 2010

The Mr. GoodFish campaign initiated by the World Ocean Network aims to sensitize the general public and the fish industry professionals about the sustainable consumption of seafood.<br/>

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Maine's Small Business Leader of the Year - Mike Cote, President & CEO of Bar Harbor Foods!

Date: March 22, 2010

“You don’t have to be smarter than everyone. You just have to work harder than anyone else,” Cote says.

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Bar Harbor Clam Chowder is absolutely fantastic!

Date: March 22, 2010

Thanks to Marketplace Grocery Store for the great customer reviews!

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SoupsOnline.com - One of our "souper" online venues

Date: March 5, 2010

Soups Online’s began with a love of soup and a background of marketing specialty foods online.<br/> <br/>

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The Nibble - Gourmet Clam Chowder

Date: February 26, 2010

Canning small-batch seafood “fresh from the docks,” in Downeast Maine, Bar Harbor seafood produces gourmet-quality, tender canned seafood products—and one heck of a delicious clam chowder.

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End of an(other) era - last remaining sardine canning facility in U.S. closes

Date: February 26, 2010

Last week, the news broke that the old Stinson Seafood plant in Prospect Harbor, a tiny village in Downeast Maine, will cease operations.

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Produce Traceability Initiative to Better Serve Consumers

Date: February 24, 2010

The Produce Traceability Initiative (PYI) vision: Supply chain-wide adoption of electronic traceability<br/> for every case of produce by the year 2012.

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Great Maine Company - Sullivan Harbor Farm: Smokin’ Shrimp & Scallops

Date: February 24, 2010

The Nibble's Pick of the Week is Sullivan Harbor Farm

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February 25th is National Clam Chowder Day!

Date: February 24, 2010

Celebrate National Clam Chowder Day, February 25th with great tasting Bar Harbor NEw England Style Clam Chowder- a true Down East Clam Chowder!

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Omega-3s may determine how long you’ll live – and it’s not just because they’re good for your heart.

Date: February 24, 2010

Omega-3s may now have a profound effect on anti-aging by slowing down the shortening of telomeres.<br/> What are telomeres? They’re protective tips that cap the ends of your DNA. Each time your cells divide, your telomeres get shorter. When your telomeres run down, cell division stops, and your life ends.

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Thanks Bill, for your recommendation of Bar Harbor Smoke Wild Kippers!

Date: February 24, 2010

Great customer recommendation to add healthy, tasty smoked wild fish to your diet!

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Customer Review on Bar Harbor Chopped Clams at Amazon.com

Date: February 5, 2010

Thanks Alan! We appreciate your loyalty to our products!

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Natural Cleaners - Is Vinegar the Best Germ Killer?

Date: February 4, 2010

Research is confirming that the old folk recipes using herbs and essential oils to kill germs—such as those used by 14th-century doctors during the Black Plague—were based on good science.

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Let's Talk Local from SeafoodSource.com

Date: February 4, 2010

Hannaford Bros. in northern New England is sourcing half its seafood from the Gulf of Maine, part of its developing sustainable seafood policy.

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Cook-cab'-u-lar-y, a dictionary for cooks

Date: February 4, 2010

Mirepoix (mihr-PWAH): A combination of diced onions, celery and carrots, mirepoix is used in classic French cuisine as the flavor base for a wide range of dishes.

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Consumers Looking for Cleaner Labeling on Pasta Sauces - Look to Bar HarborSauces

Date: February 3, 2010

Food Product Design Magazine posts article claiming consumers want all natural ingredients in their pasta sauces - Bar HarborFoods produce only all natural sauces - Red Clam Sauce and White Clam Sauce

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Fishy Delights 28: Bar Harbor Whole Maine Cherrystone Clams

Date: February 2, 2010

Dave's Cupboard; STRANGE FOODS. BACON-FLAVORED GUMMI BEARS. MISCELLANEOUS RAMEN. I EAT THIS STUFF SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO

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Vitamin D and the Flu: More about the Science

Date: January 6, 2010

It appears that science is showing us how critical Vitamin D is in preventing and controlling infections due to the flu.

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Rose from Santa Cruz, CA, loves our Clam Chowder!

Date: December 3, 2009

We get calls and letters everyday from customers who love Bar Harbor products.

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Great new Recipe using Bar Harbor Clam Juice

Date: December 3, 2009

From Blog: Jo on Food, My Travels and a Scent of Chocolate - Linguine with Escarole and Shrimp - Lots of tangy lemon, fresh tomatoes, escarole and shrimp create an incredible sauce for whole-wheat pasta. Serve with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc and whole-grain bread.

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Bar Harbor Foods now available at Kroger in Houston and Dallas Texas!

Date: November 30, 2009

After a fun week of sampling our products and the very positive reception by Texans in both Houston and Dallas Kroger stores, Bar Harbor products are now available at select Kroger Signature stores in both cities.

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Bar Harbor Corn Chowder Siting at Whole Foods, Princeton, NJ

Date: November 30, 2009

Bar Harbor products showing up all over the place - the latest sent from a customer at Whole Foods in Princeton, NJ

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Healthiest most sustainably harvested fish for Omega-3

Date: October 22, 2009

List of Fish with most Omega-3, least contaminants and that are sustainably harvested.

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Maine Food Means Business * by Sarah Komuniecki, WABI

Date: October 21, 2009

Cynthia Fisher with Bar Harbor Foods says Maine companies working together helps them all get to the next level.

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Maine Food Forum cultivates a taste for trade

Date: October 21, 2009

Bar Harbor Foods, President and CEO, MIke Cote, is Chairman the Maine Food Producers Alliance; members of the Maine Grocers Association and the newly formed Maine Food Producers Alliance came together to discuss how they can cooperate in marketing Maine food products.

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Localicious!

Date: October 15, 2009

Buying sustainable produce, eating local can help ease pressure on the planet - read about Canada's "Localicious Campaign"

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Vitamin D: My Heart Healthy Obsession

Date: October 8, 2009

Yes, vitamin D is critical to maintaining optimal heart health. You can get plenty vitamin D into your diet by eating more eggs (naturally found in yolks), liver, and fatty fish ,such as herring, mackerel, salmon, tuna, and sardines

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Fabulous Gift Sightings!

Date: October 5, 2009

It's not too early to start thinking about your holiday gifts! We're fishing for just the right gifts from the sea and will bring you the treasures we find so bookmark this page and check back often.

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Look's Gourmet Food Makes Inc. 5,000 List

Date: October 2, 2009

SEGF Portfolio Company Look's Gourmet Makes Inc. 5,000 List for Third Year Running

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Retailer of Bar Harbor Foods

Date: October 1, 2009

We've heard our delicious, nutritious herring and mackerel products can be found at Common Crow, Gloucester, MA

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Bar Harbor Herring and Mackerel on the Pride of Baltimore!

Date: October 1, 2009

Herring and Mackerel sightings up and down the eastern seaboard!

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Bar Harbor Foods Launch New Products at NASFT’s Summer Fancy Food Show, New York, NY

Date: June 23, 2008

Whiting, ME – Bar Harbor Foods, the all-natural division of Look’s Gourmet Food Company, Inc., launches 6 new products at the 2008 NASFT Summer Fancy Food Show in New York, June 29th – July 1st.

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Stagnito's New Products Magazine focuses on Bar Harbor Whole Maine Cherrystone Clams

Date: September 30, 2009

"Bar Harbor Whole Maine Cherrystone Clams.(NEW PRODUCTS AT RETAIL: FOCUS ON)." Stagnito's New Products Magazine. 2007. HighBeam Research. (September 30, 2009). http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-168057462.html

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Extra Effort by Satisfied Customer to Contact Bar Harbor Foods

Date: September 29, 2009

This customer had email issues contacting us, but after working through some technical challenges we were finally communicating...

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Follow Bar Harbor Foods on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/barharborfoods

Date: September 22, 2009

Bar Harbor Foods is now on Twitter!

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Alaskan Salmon - buy it fresh and buy sustainable!

Date: July 27, 2009

As an MSC-certified company, we are always happy to share stories about our customers who also adhere to sustainable standards. Keith Harris, Whole Foods Market salmon buyer, says, "If you can’t find troll-caught, you can always look for the blue and white Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) seal on seafood, which ensures that the fish was caught responsibly and that populations will not be depleted."

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Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) & Why Bar Harbor Foods is a Member

Date: July 1, 2009

At Bar Harbor Foods we believe in producing the best tasting, highest quality fish and seafood products for our customers. We also believe this can be done responsibly and thus we use MSC certified sustainable fish in our soups. Several fish species have been in the news lately and we wanted to bring you the latest information.

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Bar Harbor Baked Beans - Another Great Customer Testimonial!

Date: May 6, 2009

Cecil in Graniteville, VT becomes a baked bean fan at the age of 88!

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Crab Bisque...for breakfast!

Date: May 6, 2009

Rebecca from Jacksonville, Florida, finds Bar Harbor Crab Bisque an enjoyable breakfast treat.

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Comfort Food for the Soggy Springtime Blues?

Date: May 5, 2009

Comfort food to cure the "Soggy Springtime Blues... Bella Noir and Eating Well team up to bring you the ultimate in comfort foods for rainy Spring days!

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Dr. Weil's Food Pyramid

Date: April 7, 2009

"Following an anti-inflammatory diet can help counteract the chronic inflammation that is a root cause of many serious diseases, including those that become more frequent as people age. It is a way of selecting and preparing foods based on science that can help people achieve and maintain optimum health over their lifetime." ~ Dr. Andrew Weil, M.D.

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Another Happy Customer!

Date: December 17, 2008

We love hearing from our customers! Thanks, Brad!

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Look's November 2008 Employee of the Month

Date: November 23, 2008

Vickie Look, longstanding employee, is the November 2008 Employee of the Month!

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New England Clam Chowder...Awesome!

Date: December 6, 2008

Customers love great American products!

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Make it special! Celebrate with Lobster!

Date: December 4, 2008

Support Maine lobstermen and Maine communities by celebrating with Certified Maine Lobster at your next special occasion!

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"Catch of the Day" Gift Baskets at Maine's Pantry

Date: November 25, 2008

Delicious Bar Harbor products are included in this charming seafood box embossed with a jumping fish and filled with Maine's seafood harvest. They carry the Bar Harbor line of gourmet fish and seafood products.

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Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger with Fund a Feast!

Date: November 25, 2008

One of our favorite retailers, Hannaford Bros., is helping fight hunger with a goal to raise more than $1 million through the holidays to support local communities and food banks.

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Add Cranberries to Your Holiday Table...and maybe even more often

Date: November 25, 2008

Indians and settlers may have been on to something about the tart fruit's healing abilities.

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The Ultimate Holiday Gift!

Date: November 25, 2008

Bar Harbor Holiday Wreath from Maine Made Christmas! A fresh, fragrant, beautifully decorated balsam wreath from the Maine woods surrounding delicious Bar Harbor gourmet foods. Order for everyone on your holiday list and one for yourself!

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There’s no such thing as organic fish –- yet

Date: November 18, 2008

The National Organic Standards Board, the arm of the Department of Agriculture that rules on what is and isn’t officially organic, is currently pondering whether there should be organic fish. And on Tuesday, as part of a three-day meeting looking at various questions on organic labeling, the board's livestock committee will be discussing what an organic seafood standard might look like.

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Customer Testimonial

Date: November 12, 2008

...the best canned clam chowder!

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Bar Harbor Foods' MSC certified sustainable soups

Date: November 12, 2008

Bar Harbor Foods aligns its mission with that of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to maintain and sustain the world's fisheries through responsible practices

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Celebrate Thanksgiving with a Traditional Turkey

Date: November 12, 2008

Since we believe in all natural foods at Bar Harbor Foods, we wanted to share this thought with you about a truly traditional turkey...

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The Nibble's Favorite Clam Chowder

Date: November 12, 2008

Canning small-batch seafood “fresh from the docks,” in Downeast Maine, Bar Harbor seafood produces gourmet-quality, tender canned seafood products—and one heck of a delicious clam chowder. We’ll buy it by the case! The line is all-natural—no artificial preservatives, no trans fat and no MSG. The smoked herring and mackerel products are kosher-certified. Support the small, artisan business; Bar Harbor Foods is the only multiproduct cannery left in Maine. This is page 1 of a three-page article.

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Bounty of the Sea gift Baskets from Amazon.com

Date: November 10, 2008

With the holidays fast approaching, Bar Harbor products make excellent gifts.

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Look's Gourmet Food Company makes the Inc. 5,000 for the 2nd year in a row!

Date: November 5, 2008

Based on percentage revenue growth over the past three years, Look's is once again included the Inc. Magazine's 5,000 fastest growing, privately held companies in America!

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Smart Shopper's Fish Picks by The Green Guide Staff

Date: November 5, 2008

A Great shopper's Guide to picking healthy fish and seafood by National Geographic's The Green Guide...

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Flavorista! Doesn't just the sound of the word make you want to cook?!

Date: November 1, 2008

Flavorista! One of our favorite new cooking sites launched by two great culinary friends!

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Look's October Employee of the Month - Mike

Date: October 30, 2008

Look's Gourmet Food Co. celebrates monthly with a company-wide employee luncheon to honor birthdays and the Outstanding Employee of the Month.

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Featured Retailer - Hannaford Bros. Supermarkets

Date: October 30, 2008

Hannaford "Guiding Stars" Program Leads Consumers to Make Healthier Choices

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Seafood and Your Health

Date: October 16, 2008

Seafood can play an important role in a balanced diet.

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Bar Harbor Foods Assists Afghan Women Food Producers

Date: October 28, 2008

New York City; host to Bpeace "BART" Finale - twelve of Afghanistan's leading women entrepreneurs celebrate the completion of their U.S. business apprenticeships before heading back to empower their businesses and communities in Afghanistan.

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Bar Harbor Launches All-Natural Fish & Seafood Stock Line

Date: October 9, 2008

We make it easy to enhance your favorite recipes with ready-to-use stocks!

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First Class Soups!

Date: October 9, 2008

We love hearing from our customers!

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Delicious Fall Recipes!

Date: October 2, 2008

Fall recipes easily created with Bar Harbor products you can keep on hand...

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