There’s so much to savor at Blue Crab Bay. the Eastern Shore company started in 1985 by Pamela Barefoot in her farmhouse
kitchen. To honor her success, this week the founder and president will be
inducted into the Specialty Food AssociationHall
of Fame at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City. It’s one of the highest honors in her field. The hall of fame’s mission is to honor people like
Barefoot whose contributions, innovations and success within the specialty food
industry deserve praise and recognition. Virginia is lucky to have her.
after starting Blue Crab Bay, she proposed a Virginia Pavilion at the Fancy
Food Show. She served on
the Specialty Food Association Board for eight years. Named Virginia’s Small
Business Person and SBA’s Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur, she also received
UVA’s Resilience Award. She is a passionate advocate for small business and
tourism. We are proud to sell some of her iconic products:Sting Ray BloodyMary Mix, several Seafood Soups and Crab and Clam Dip Kits.
The Virginia Marketplace offers our customers a way to find, try for the first time, or send as gifts an exciting assortment of high quality products from our home state of Virginia. You'll find traditional Virginia foods as well as new and unusual tastes. Almost all of our products have earned the Virginia's Finest trademark distinction of quality. Some have received awards for taste or gift packaging. Some have been featured on Rachel Ray's Pick of the Day and Food Network's Food Finds.
Shop with us for the finest foods and gifts made in Virginia.... Virginia gourmet peanuts, Smithfield hams, Chesapeake Bay seafood soups, seafood dips, fine desserts, food gifts, and more to come.
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