In this newsletter:

  • Introducing Route 11 Potato Chips! 
  • Heritage turkeys are now on sale. Last Chance to save $10 on Pre Labor Day Sale.
  • Become a volunteer for Slow Food Nation – San Francisco, Labor Day weekend.

Heritage Foods USA
PO BOX 827
New York, NY 10150

Tel: 212-980-6603
Fax: 212-980-3332


Dear Heritage Foods USA Supporter,

Heritage Foods has waited patiently for the opportunity to share with you Route 11 Potato Chips; the best chips we have ever tasted! 

In 1992, Route 11 fired up their first batch in an old feed store in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with a mission to pay tribute to and do justice towards the most popular snack food in America.  Their recipe is simple: good potatoes, high quality oil, and unusually unique and delicious seasonings (not to mention creative and colorful bag art!).
One of the things we appreciate most about Route 11 is their attention to place and time specific foods.  For instance the Chesapeake Crab variety included in the 2 oz combo case is spiced with the same blend of ingredients used by local restaurants in the Chesapeake Bay area.  

This is the first week Route 11 cooks up what they consider the "crown spud" of their line: the Yukon Gold Potato Chip, made with organically-grown, seasonal Yukon Gold potatoes and cooked in pure high-oleic sunflower oil.  As Route 11 explains,  “a light oil that lets the buttery flavor of the Yukons burst forth with every crunch.” 

These chips are only available now thru the holiday season and can be bought by the barrel or bag.  Route 11 is “small potatoes” compared to the rest of the snack world allowing them to keep what is usually mass-produced to small batches of fine art.

All Route 11 chips are shipped via FedEx ground from Virginia.  Please expect your delivery to arrive within three to five business days from the time your order is placed.

2lb Yukon Gold Barrel
Shipping Included $28.00

2oz Yukon Gold Case
Shipping Included $47.00

Includes 30 2oz bags.

Route 11 2oz Combo Case 
Shipping Included $42.00   
Includes 30 2oz bags of over 10 different flavors of Route 11 potato chips.

Route 11 6oz Combo Case
Shipping Included $42.00
Includes 12 6oz bags of different varieties and a few 2-oz bags of seasonal chips.

Heritage Turkeys are never frozen, includes neck and giblets, and comes with a traceability certificate that states the turkey farm where your turkey is from. Calculate one pound per person.
Early Bird Special! $10 off all whole turkey orders placed by Labor Day.  
Prices below reflect $10 discount.

Bone-in Heritage Turkey Breast 4-6 lbs – Shipping Included - $84
Bone-in Heritage Turkey Breast 6-8 lbs – Shipping Included - $99
Thanksgiving Heritage Turkey 8-10 lbs – Shipping Included - $119
Thanksgiving Heritage Turkey 10.1-12 lbs – Shipping Included - $129
Thanksgiving Heritage Turkey 12.1-14 lbs – Shipping Included - $149
Thanksgiving Heritage Turkey 14.1-16 lbs – Shipping Included - $169
Thanksgiving Heritage Turkey 16.1-18 lbs – Shipping Included - $179
Thanksgiving Heritage Turkey 18.1-20 lbs – Shipping Included - $189
Thanksgiving Heritage Turkey 20.1-22 lbs – Shipping Included - $199
Thanksgiving Heritage Turkey 22.1-24 lbs – Shipping Included - $209

Heritage Foods USA is participating in Slow Food Nation, the largest food show ever in North America that will unite the growing sustainable food movement and introduce thousands of people to food from around the country that is good, clean and fair.  The event is organized by Slow Food USA and will take place on Labor Day weekend 2008 in San Francisco.

Heritage Foods USA will host four adjacent booths in the “Slow on the Go” pavilion of Slow Food Nation, an area within the Civic Center Plaza, that pays homage to how slow food can be fast and affordable too. Here visitors are able to purchase any one of four menu items featuring Heritage Foods’ American Charcuterie.

American Charcuterie is a celebration of domestic terroir, time-honored traditions and the handcrafted techniques of a vibrant culture in the United States. Heritage Foods USA works with small family farms that continue to pasture-raise historic breeds of livestock; the company offers these uncommonly delicious meats to the great chefs, master curers and enthusiastic home cooks around the country.

Heritage Foods needs your help to make Slow Food Nation a huge success and ensure its long-lasting effects! Please consider volunteering your time at one of our American Charcuterie booths. While helping a wonderful cause, you will enjoy exquisite foods and meet extraordinary people including curers Armandino Batali and Sam Edwards and chefs like Scott Peacock of Watershed Restaurant in Atlanta.
Your participation will demonstrate a commitment to promoting small, independent farmers and a diverse food supply.  See below for a description of the menu item at each booth.

Details: Heritage Foods’ four American Charcuterie stands will each represent a distinct type of cured meat from the U.S., each with its own rich tradition and particular origin and prepared in a way that especially matches the products’ characteristics. Slow Food Nation projects that each stand will serve 750 servings per day for the three days we are in operation.   The stands are open to the public from 11 am to 4 pm.  We have two shifts each accounting for the extra time it takes to set-up and/or breakdown. Our morning shifts begins at 8am and ends at 1pm while the second shift begins at 12:30pm and ends at 5:30pm. Shifts include food makers, runners and cashiers.

Would you like to volunteer?  Yes! Please fill in your name and contact number within the box below, selecting the shift and the day you are available.  Indicate if you have a strong preference for a particular stand (of the four listed below) or specific position (food maker, runner or cashier). We will try our best to accommodate. 

Heritage Foods USA American Charcuterie Booths
“Slow on the Go”

1. Salumi's Heritage Muffa - $7
Armandino Batali and his children make small-batch charcuterie and manage a tiny, bustling sandwich shop in Seattle called Salumi Artisan Cured Meats. Our version of their muffa is made with Salumi’s traditional ginger and garlic salami or with the spicy, intense mole salami and fresh mozzarella on a rustic roll spread with an olive oil tapenade, peppers and onions. Salumi supports small family farmers by purchasing pork that is sustainably raised outdoors through Heritage Foods USA.

2. Salumeria Standard - $6
Salumeria Biellese has been making sausages and salamis on the west side of New York City for three generations since 1925.  Salumeria continues the ancient tradition of natural fermentation and minimally processed techniques and sources family-raised fresh pork from Eden Farm and Heritage Foods USA.  The Salumeria Standard sandwich has coppa, soppressatta and provolone and is lightly dressed.

3. Surry-ano Red Eye - $6
The Edwards family has been curing hams and bellies in Surry, Virginia for three generations since 1926. Edwards’ ham has been aged for no less than 18 months and is served with a creamy, coffee-based red-eye gravy inspired by Momofuku Restaurant in NYC.  Edwards of Surry, Virginia is at the forefront of the sustainable food movement thanks to their use of Heritage Foods USA Certified Humaner® hams from Newman Farm in Myrtle, Missouri.

4. Scott Peacock's Ham Biscuits - $6
The beloved southern snack is perfected by Scott Peacock the chef and owner of Watershed in Decatur, Georgia. The fresh biscuit is powered by Benton's Smoky Mountain Country Ham, hickory smoked and aged for no less than 16 months to achieve the proper intensity and complexity of flavor. Two ham biscuits come with a spread of handmade butter, Georgia strawberry and sugared wild blackberry. Benton's Hams, in the heart of rural Madisonville, Tennessee, has been a family business since 1947 and was one of the first curers in America to begin sourcing sustainably raised Berkshire pork from the network of family farms of Heritage Foods USA.

“Slow on the Go”
Location: Civic Center Plaza | Friday, August 29 - Sunday, August 31; 11am - 4pm

Heritage Foods USA Volunteer Sign-up: 

Friday, August 29th Name Tel & E-mail
8:00 am 1:00 pm    
12:30 pm to 5:30 pm    

Saturday, August 30th Name Tel & E-mail
8:00 am 1:00 pm    
12:30 pm to 5:30 pm    

Sunday, August 31st Name Tel & E-mail
8:00 am 1:00 pm    
12:30 pm to 5:30 pm    

Heritage Foods USA - PO Box 827 New York NY 10150 – (212) 980-6603 -

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Heritage Foods USA
The Source for Authentic American Heritage Foods
Heritage Foods USA has been featured as a Company of the Year in Bon Appetit, House & Garden, Newsweek, Saveur Magazine and The New York Times Magazine.

Please use the following calendar as a reference when ordering our MEATS, POULTRY, FISH, NATIVE AMERICAN GRAINS AND OTHER DELICIOUS HERITAGE FOODS.
September 1 – Labor Day * September 22 – First Day of Autumn
November 27 – Thanksgiving * December 21 – First Day of Winter
December 22 – Hanukkah * December 25 – Christmas
December 26 – Kwanzaa * January 1 - New Year’s Day
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