05:24 26 August 2016
By Justin Maki
NEW YORK, Aug. 25, Kyodo
With the market for small-batch specialty foods booming, a Japanese couple in New York City has found a niche making salad dressings by hand from local ingredients using flavors inspired by their homeland.
MOMO Dressing, founded in 2013 by husband-and-wife pair Masaki and Yukimi Momose, upgraded this summer to its own 223-square-meter factory space in the city’s borough of Brooklyn, adding three employees to help with production and sales for the growing operation.
The couple produces four varieties of salad dressing — ginger, sesame, non-oil shiso and basil — for sale at area farmers’ markets as well as at upscale and specialty supermarkets in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
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