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Northwoods Gourmet Girl

American Made Since 2006
We are an all natural food company that started with ketchup. We now have grown to 25 products & have just begun chef clothing line.
Food,
Maine

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Tucked away in the sleepy Moosehead Lake region of Maine, Northwoods Gourmet Girl has been producing all-natural, elegant pantry staples since 2006; one jar at a time. Perhaps inspired by the myriad of artificially-flavored, chemically-altered condiments that line the shelves of supermarkets around the nation, chef Abby Freethy set out in 2005 to create a company that specialized in healthy alternatives to common pantry staples. Northwoods Gourmet Girl started with country ketchup produced in Freethy’s own home kitchen and has expanded to a product line of over 25 items, including relishes, jams, preserves now produced in a newly built production facility. In addition we are now getting ready to launch a line of amazingly cute "girls kitchen clothing". 7 pieces in the first collection and it will debut by Christmas. We have a strong wholesale presence throughout Maine & New England and are growing quickly. In addition our cafe & retail shop is open in Greenville Maine.

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