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Sustainability leads the way in gourmet trends for 2008
May '08
With over 350 exhibitors from the gourmet and upscale housewares industry, The Gourmet Housewares show is the premier marketplace to highlight industry trends.

Products on showcase during this year's show will focus on sustainability, which is leading the way in trends for 2008.

From materials used in the design of products, to new products that reduce amounts of waste “going green” hits the upscale housewares market and upholds the “green standards” set forth by show organizers.

“We are thrilled to highlight those exhibitors that uphold green standards by recognizing them with a “Green by Design” display during this year's show.

Sustainability has become a way of life and we are proud that our industry particularly this show maintains and continues to pave the way with new sustainable products that are diverse, functional, and highly unique.” Vice President & Show Manager, Susan Corwin

Highlights for this year's show include high-performance kitchen essentials with a fashionable and sustainable flare from MU Kitchen product line includes cloth, towel, potholder, mitt, apron, and handleslip. 100% biodegradable, 80% bamboo, 20% cotton 0% damage to the earth.

We know the gourmet consumer is searching for high quality, functional products with a bit of style to them and MÜ as a company will deliver this functional product to the gourmet market with the environment in mind each time. President; MU Kitchen, Chadd Moser

Vita-Mix Corporation expands its presence with the introduction of the upgraded TurboBlend 4500 featuring the new BPA-free container made of copolyester, a breakthrough food preparation materials developed by Eastman Chemical Company to meet the growing demands of “green-conscious” consumers.

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