Italian Foods Corporation Introduces Apple Cider Vinegar Condiment

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 8, 2016 – Italian Foods Corporation is introducing La Piana® Romantica Happy Apple Condiment, a versatile apple cider vinegar-based product imported from the Emilia-Romagna region near Modena, Italy, for the 2017 Winter Fancy Food Show. It will be available for tasting at Booth 3515.

italianfoodsapplecondimentThe new Happy Apple Condiment melds sweet and tart notes with a combination of apple cider vinegar and concentrated apple juice for a range of culinary applications, according to Francesca Lapiana-Krause, general manager. Packaged in tall, slender 8.4-ounce glass bottles, Happy Apple Condiment has a suggested retail price of $14.99, Lapiana-Krause said.

The new condiment may be used traditionally as a dressing for fruit or lettuce salads and slaws as well as a base for apple or stone fruit sauces or compotes for pork, and when slightly reduced, makes a savory glaze for poultry. The versatile Happy Apple Condiment also can be used as a sweet and savory topping for pancakes, she said. In addition to the new condiment, Italian Foods’ Romantica line includes Gran Reserva Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Rosé Condiment. The La Piana line also includes Bronze, Silver and Gold Balsamic Vinegars of Modena.

About Italian Foods Corporation:

Italian Foods Corporation imports traditional regional delicacies from across Italy for American home cooks. Italian Foods’ gourmet products include aged balsamic vinegars from Modena, shelf stable stuffed pastas, authentic regional pasta sauces, die-cut artisan egg pasta, grilled Italian vegetables and bruschetta toppings. Products are available through Whole Foods, Dean & Deluca, The Fresh Market, Central Market, Kings, Harris Teeter, and Earth Fare as well as hundreds of specialty stores nationwide. The company was established in 1999 as the North American distribution arm of Alimentitalia of Trento, Italy.  More information is available online at and

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