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Sid Wainer & Son to Participate in the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Contact: Jennifer Packard
Phone: (508) 999-6408 x340

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - This fall, Sid Wainer & Son will make their first appearance at the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE. The award winning Sid Wainer & Son exhibit will feature an amazing display of produce from the world’s finest farms, artisanally produced cheese and charcuterie, and a broad array of specialty food ingredients. Visitors to the booth will have a chance to meet the Sid Wainer chefs, learn about unique products, and sample recipes created with Jansal Valley® products. The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival benefits the hunger-relief organizations Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry and Food Bank For New York City. Sid Wainer & Son will be at the Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite featuring KitchenAid® Culinary Demonstrations presented by MasterCard®, which will take place at Pier 94 in New York City from October 17-19.

“The New York City Wine and Food Festival is an amazing event. It supports a great cause and gives us an opportunity to celebrate the culinary industry with people who love it as much as we do,” said Allie Wainer, the fourth generation Wainer to join the company. Company president, Henry Wainer, adds, “We have been supplying high-end ingredients to the top chefs around the world for 100 years. The Festival gives us a chance to meet directly with food lovers, whether they are professional chefs or just like to cook at home.” Sid Wainer & Son products are currently available to the public online at or in select retailers.

Sid Wainer & Son, a family owned business, celebrates their 100th anniversary this year, a rare accomplishment in the constantly changing food industry. The company was started in New Bedford in 1914. In those days, product was sourced from the South Coast of New England and was delivered to customers using a horse and buggy. Today, Sid Wainer & Son procures the finest specialty items from around the world. Additionally, Sid Wainer & Son works closely with local farms to be able to supply locally grown fruits and vegetables. This includes their own Jansal Valley Farm and greenhouses located on the south coast of Massachusetts.

About Sid Wainer & Son: Sid Wainer & Son, based in New Bedford, MA, has been the most prominent importer and distributor of specialty produce in the country since 1914. In addition to produce, Sid Wainer & Son offers cheese and specialty foods, including their exclusive Jansal Valley® line. Sid Wainer & Son supplies over 25,000 of the finest restaurants, hotels, gourmet shops, retailers, and caterers both domestically and internationally. To learn more about Sid Wainer & Son, visit

About the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE:

The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival is hosted by and benefits the Food Bank for New York City and Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign, with 100% of the Festival’s net proceeds helping to fight hunger. Southern Wine & Spirits of New York is the exclusive provider of wine and spirits at the Festival. More information about the Festival can be found at

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