At Le Bon Magot, we are proud of the products we make and the ingredients with which we make them. So, we are honored (and flattered) to be featured in some extraordinary publications, who are helping get the word out. We “treasure” your kind words and appreciate the spotlight on us and our partners. Bon appétit!
LE BON MAGOT EVERYTHING: This line of condiments from Lawrenceville’s own Naomi Mobed garnered an unprecedented 5 sofi awards – in the company’s first year! Read all about Mobed and her terrific products in my profile here in the June issue of the Princeton Echo.
This year, Mobed showcased a tomato and white sultana chutney with ginger and garam masala flavorings; a lemon marmalata with caraway and saffron; and a spiced raisin marmalata with smoked cinnamon and a ras el hanout spice blend from North Africa.
Le Bon Magot fuses flavors to tell stories of intergenerational travel. Cumin and curry color their brinjal caponata. A jet-black spiced raisin marmalade hides fragrant rose, bold cinnamon, and cardamom. Each bite unites communities and culinary traditions, showcasing the unifying power of cooking.
Nearly every U.S. state was represented at the show, along with 46 countries, with Pennsylvania and New Jersey making small but significant contributions. Le Bon Magot, an African-, Middle Eastern-, and South Asian-inspired condiment producer in Lawrenceville, N.J., walked away with five SOFI awards across three categories.
Elegantly designed glass jars that show off the rich reds, greens and dark purples of Le Bon Magot's products, are stacked in the rear of the white booth. A crowd of buyers stand at the front counter to try samples, some people look dazed as they try and place the exquisite and unusual flavors.
Try the matzoh with Le Bon Magot Murabba, Chutney and Caponata, all found in our Charles Street cheese and charcuterie department. The exotic flavor of their White Pumpkin & Almond Murabba pairs beautifully with goat cheese, duck and sausages.
Naomi Mobed of Lawrenceville almost missed the deadline for submitting her line of five internationally inspired condiments for the retail food world’s leading award: the sofi, bestowed by the influential Specialty Foods Association.
The Specialty Food Association announced the 2017 sofi Award winners, honoring the best specialty food innovations of the year. The 154 producers cover the gamut of food from sauces to desserts to savory snacks in 39 different categories.
The 2017 sofi Winners were selected from 3,000 entries by a national panel of 62 culinary experts in a blind tasting. These sofi Winners serve as ambassadors for the industry and represent the best of what specialty food has to offer.
The Specialty Food Association announced the 2017 winners of the company’s prestigious sofi™ (specialty outstanding food innovation) Awards—celebrating culinary excellence and creativity and recognizing the outstanding work of the association’s members worldwide.
Le Bon Magot also won a gold award for its Tomato and White Sultana Chutney, a bronze award for its Lemon-Sultana Marmalata with Caraway and Saffron and a bronze award for its Brinjal Caponata condiment.