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A Great Overnight Trip on the Big Island

A Great Overnight Trip on the Big Island
Hawaii’s Big Island is one of the best destinations in the state, if only because it tends to attract the less rowdy tourist crowds. There are plenty of things to do on the island of Hawaii, and one way to take in some of the most important [...]

Finding a Co-Packer To Make Our Teriyaki Sauce

This country never ceases to amaze me. There are entrepreneurs and businesses out there that do all kinds of things. I figured there were a few companies out there that could bottle our sauce but I had no idea just how many. There were companies of all sizes that do just that, [...]

Truly Hawaiian Teriyaki Sauce Makes Local News

We were very fortunate to have made The Good Morning Show on WFMY News 2 last week.  In preparation for the Superbowl, there was a story on how to prepare chicken wings (actually a couple of them).  In this video, Chef Barry Moody was explaining a few sauces that could be used on the wings [...]

Truly Hawaiian lands its first BIG gourmet grocery chain account

Our first cutting took place on April 10, 2009.  Within two weeks we had a deal to begin selling our sauce.  The Fresh Market (based in Greensboro NC, with over 90 locations in the eastern US and as far west as Louisiana and Illinois) would become the first store to carry Truly Hawaiian Teriyaki Sauce.
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What’s a cutting anyway?

In layman’s terms, a “cutting” in the food industry is when a vendor brings samples of his wares to the buyers to, well, sample.  In our case, we planned an elaborate mix of some of our favorite teriyaki dishes to show off our sauce.  The menu consisted of chicken, spare ribs (my personal favorite!), vegetable [...]