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Royal Oak Farmers Market is home to Food Frenzy

Upcoming event commits to putting more Michigan-made food products on local menus and store shelves.

Restaurateurs, caterers and specialty food market buyers from throughout metro Detroit will gather at the Royal Oak Farmers Market for Food Frenzy from 1-4:30 p.m on Monday, Nov. 12 .

Food Frenzy is a unique opportunity to explore and taste Michigan-made food and beverage products from over 40 businesses eager to establish key new distribution relationships. From staples like grass-fed beef and organic produce to packaged goods like barbecue sauce and pasta to beverage items like beer, wine and coffee, Food Frenzy offers a bountiful selection of amazing locally grown and produced items for attending buyers to consider.

Responding to the demand of savvy area consumers, both the food service and grocery industries are incorporating more and more Michigan-made items into their offerings. This trend shows no signs of slowing down and only serves to benefit in-state agriculture, up-and-coming local cottage businesses and, of course, the public. Food Frenzy provides a unique forum for these critical connections to occur in a way that is fun, convenient and dynamic.

“The explosion of Michigan-made food and beverage products available for the marketplace is nothing short of remarkable,” states Bill Lonskey, owner of event producer The Quintessential Event Company. “I commend the brilliance of entrepreneurs throughout Michigan in embracing the buy local trend and creating so many exciting new offerings.”

Free admission to Food Frenzy is available to local restaurateurs, caterers and specialty food market buyers with advance registration. Interested parties can register at www.jointhefrenzy.com or by calling 248-809-9644.

Event producer The Quintessential Event Company is a Michigan-based pioneer in creating innovative trade show and business networking experiences – all centered on enhancing opportunities for small businesses. Based on the popularity of the Food Frenzy concept, The Quintessential Event Company is currently producing comparable events in Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana focused on these state’s flourishing cottage food industries. For additional upcoming dates for the Food Frenzy program, please visit www.jointhefrenzy.com.

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