Hot Sauce Merger – Houston Hot Sauce Festival and Louisiana Hot Sauce Exposition, Inc. Announce Alliance
Houston, Texas, 01/11/2016 – Carol Fox Borge of The Houston Hot Sauce Festival and Dana Romero, Chairman of The Louisiana Hot Sauce Exposition, Inc. announced today that they will be forming an alliance to manage their respective fiery food events.
The Houston Hot Sauce Festival is one of the oldest fiery events in the nation, with over 100 vendors showcasing a wide range of products and crafts. The Louisiana Hot Sauce Exposition Inc. manages The Louisiana Hot Sauce Expo in Lafayette, Louisiana and the Florida Festival of Flavor & Fire in Lakeland, Florida. Similar events that offer the same perspective. The synergy created by this alliance will solidify the efforts of bringing the top vendors in the fiery gourmet foods market to the Gulf Coast area from Texas to Florida, improving the market efforts of the vendors, and providing accessibility of these vendors to the areas served by these events.
“This opportunity to expand our efforts of the past fifteen years from the Houston Metroplex to the region of Central Florida and all the area in between is a big win for both consumers and providers of gourmet specialty food! Fiery is one of the fastest growing segments of this industry”, states Carol.
Romero stated at the signing of the alliance agreement “We are so happy to have Carol on our Board of Directors, her Houston Hot Sauce Festival is a great fit for our organization as a way to continue our goal of introducing people to the excitement these products bring to food.”
The three events are scheduled to take place as following:
The Louisiana Hot Sauce Expo held inside Blackham Coliseum, Lafayette, La. on April 16-17, 2016.
The Florida Festival of Flavor and Fire held inside The Lakeland Center, Lakeland, Fl. on June 11-12, 2016.
The Houston Hot Sauce Festival to be held inside the Stafford Center, Stafford, Tx. on Sept. 17-18, 2016.
For more information, please contact Dana Romero:
Louisiana Hot Sauce Exposition, Inc.
5000 Freetown Road
New Iberia, La. 70560