It seems as though everyone we know now has a hand in artisanal food 
production. Although it's a boon for small-batch projects to taste like 
they came from Grandma's kitchen, if they also look that way, otherwise 
promising players will have a hard time making it to the big league. 
Fortunately, Rooster Design Group is continuing what it started a year ago 
by hosting the second Next Big Small Brand contest. Last year 
http://tastingtable.com/entry_detail/nyc/821/Enter_the_Next_Big_Small-Brand_Contest.htm 
, contestants peddling butter, beef jerky, kombucha and more vied to win 
design and marketing services to give their product an edge in the 
marketplace. The reigning champ, Kombucha Brooklyn 
http://kombuchabrooklyn.com/ , maintains a regular presence at the New 
Amsterdam Market http://www.newamsterdammarket.org/ and will be presiding 
over the pop-up shop at Soho surf shop Saturdays 
http://www.saturdaysnyc.com through October 15. This year, a whole new 
crop of comestibles will step up to the judges' table. So if you're sitting 
on a product of culinary wizardry, enter the contest for a chance to 
distinguish your creation with snappy, professional packaging design. The 
winner will also walk away with public relations services for three months 
and a residency at food-talent incubator the Brooklyn Flea 
http://tastingtable.com/entry_detail/nyc/1804/Your_definitive_guide_to_Brooklyn_Flea_food.htm 
. Get ready for the majors.
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It seems as though everyone we know now has a hand in artisanal food production.

Although it's a boon for small-batch projects to taste like they came from Grandma's kitchen, if they also look that way, otherwise promising players will have a hard time making it to the big league.

Fortunately, Rooster Design Group is continuing what it started a year ago by hosting the second Next Big Small Brand contest.

Last year, contestants peddling butter, beef jerky, kombucha and more vied to win design and marketing services to give their product an edge in the marketplace. The reigning champ, Kombucha Brooklyn, maintains a regular presence at the New Amsterdam Market and will be presiding over the pop-up shop at Soho surf shop Saturdays through October 15.

This year, a whole new crop of comestibles will step up to the judges' table. So if you're sitting on a product of culinary wizardry, enter the contest for a chance to distinguish your creation with snappy, professional packaging design. The winner will also walk away with public relations services for three months and a residency at food-talent incubator the Brooklyn Flea.

Get ready for the majors.
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