– Media Alert: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 –

Exclusive Showcase of Puerto Rican Rums, Coffee and Food

(Virtual Press Office) -- Featuring food by Chef Jose Enrique, 2013 Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chefs, and drinks by Rums of Puerto Rico, this exclusive tasting and networking event offers the opportunity to meet the 14 entrepreneurs behind the island's latest food and beverage offerings—such as eco-friendly coffee, handcrafted rums, artisanal hot sauces and more.

See a full list of Puerto Rico's delegation below, who will also be showcasing their products at the Summer Fancy Food Show, June 30-July 2, in New York City.

When: Monday, July 1, 2013                   

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm EST
*Individual interviews available on request starting at 5:30 pm

Where: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
New York Office
135 West 50th Street, 22nd Floor
New York, New York 10020 

Who: Francisco Chévere, Executive Director, Puerto Rico Trade and the official Puerto Rican delegation for the Fancy Food Show, which includes:

Puerto Rican Food

  • Caribbean Honey
  • Dulzura Borincana Candies
  • 7 Deadly Zings Hot Sauces
  • La Mofongueria
  • Loiza Dark Chocolate
  • El Serranito  Meats
  • Metzgermeister & Research Corp. Meat Processor & Distributor
  • Vaca Negra Cheese
  • Graffitos Mutigrains Chips

Puerto Rican Liquors

  • Pitorro
  • PitoRico
  • Coquito Sabroso

Puerto Rican Coffee

  • Café Lucero
  • Puerto Rico Coffee Roasters (Café Yaucono)

The Commonwealth Office of Puerto Rico will link these food and beverage companies with key U.S. food market  organizations such as The National Supermarkets Association and The Bodega Association of the United States; both of which will be attending the event and available for interviews on request.

To RSVP:  Contact Rebecca Gehman - rgehman@aboutdci.com - (212) 725-0707

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