Posted June 21, 2017

Major Peters'® Bloody Mary Mixes Honored for 4th consecutive year in Annual SIPs Competition

Arcobasso Foods' Drink Mix Brand Earns two Platinums, a Gold and
a Silver Medal in the SIP International Consumer Tasting Awards

St. Louis, MO – Arcobasso Foods, a leading producer of custom dressings, sauces, and beverage drink mixes for the restaurant, convenience store and food service industries, was recently honored by the Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards. Their Original and Hot & Spicy flavors took home Platinum Awards, while The Works earned a Gold. The Major Peters’ brand also won a Silver Award for label design for new packaging of the Bloody Mary mix product line.

The awards were presented by the 2017 Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards which recently hosted its largest blind tasting competition to date with 673 spirit brands and 118 consumer judges. “We are thrilled to be honored by SIPs for the fourth consecutive year,” commented Pat Newsham, CEO of Arcobasso Foods, the manufacturing company of the Major Peters’ drink mix line. “Our consistent award record says a great deal about how much consumers love our Bloody Mary mix flavors,” he added.

The Major Peters’ brand of Bloody Mary mixes are made using the finest ingredients, hold up well to vodka and provide a bold, consistent taste that satisfies even the most discerning Bloody Mary drinker. All made from over 90 percent real tomato juice, the Original flavor delivers a proprietary blend of 40 different spices; the Works provides more pepper, spices, and horseradish for a made-from-scratch taste; and Hot & Spicy offers the extra kick of jalapeno.

About the SIP Awards
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Posted June 13, 2017

Watch this tasty episode of Sauce Tank

Watch this episode of Sauce Tank and see why these sharks are fighting over distributing the great taste of Arcobasso specialty sauces, dressings and Bloody Mary drink mixes.
View here.

Posted July 22, 2016

Major Peters' Bloody Mary Mixes Rack Up More Awards in 2016

Major Peters' is pleased to announce our award-winning taste has garnered us a third consecutive year of hardware from the 2016 SIP Awards and 2016 LA Spirits Awards.

Posted May 08, 2015

Arcobasso ready to pour on the flavor at National Restaurant Association conference

From savory sauces to delicious cocktail mixes, visitors to the 2015 National Restaurant Association can get at taste of what customers everywhere are craving. See what Arcobasso has to offer at Booth 7677 and 7675 with a delicious lineup of Awesome Sauce to dress up those favorite food service the zesty taste of Major Peters' Bloody Mary mixes and bar basics to mix up the perfect blend of palette-pleasing profits. Stop by and check it out!

Posted October 24, 2014

Arcobasso Foods Earns Best New Product Launch Award at PMA 2014

It's good to see great taste get rewarded! That's why Arcobasso is pleased to accept the award for Best New Product Launch at the recent PMA Fresh Summit Convention and Expo. Arcobasso introduced five new flavors including Southwest Ceasar, Thai Chili Lime, Gorgonzola Blue Cheese, Tangerine Honey and Asiago Ranch. Four flavors are available in 10 ounce sizes with some of the flavors available in gluten free and fat free options.


Posted October 23, 2014

NACS 2014 attendees see that size really does matter

Attendees at NACS 2014 saw firsthand that great things sometimes come in smaller packages... 12 ounce packages to be exact. In fact, Arcobasso introduced a lineup of sauces in convenient 12 ounce sizes with newly designed shrink-sleeve labels. The new lineup complements the 18 ounce bottles and will be available in January of 2015.

The Arcobasso Team showing off the new booth:

Sauce 911! These tasteful nurses spread the word about Safe Eating with tips and the "Cure for the Common Food" with "sauce shots" for attendees throughout the show floor.

Posted July 18, 2014

Arcobasso flavors winning entry at FARE Culinary Competition 2014

Winning a culinary competition takes creativity, inspiration, and of course, the right ingredients. Arcobasso is proud to have been a part of the winning dish created by Ben Lucky, director of foodservice for Sprint Food Stores, August, Ga., and Pete Torres, executive chef at the Dallas Medical Center.
The team used Arcobasso's chipotle raspberry and garlic parmesan sauces in their winning creation. The competition was held in Dallas, Texas, June 16 - 18.

Posted March 30, 2014

Vegas gets a taste of Arcobasso at two delicious industry shows... the Pizza Expo and Nightclub & Bar Show

Vegas is known for its "spicy" night life, but last week it got a taste of some seriously delicious sauces, dressings, and Bloody Mary mixes at the Pizza Expo and Nightclub & Bar Show.

The Major Babes were a Major Hit!

Visitors got a taste of the delicious Major Peters Bloody Mary mix and scored a t-shirt by taking on a Major Babe in pop-a-shot.

Meanwhile, in the next hall, the deliciousness continued where samples of sauces poured freely at the Pizza Expo.

Visitors to the Arcobasso booth at the Pizza Expo sampled their famous pizza and wing sauces, customizable for restaurants and chains nationwide.

Posted March 20, 2014

Arcobasso Ready to Spice Things Up at the Nightclub & Bar Show

What do you get when you mix the savory taste of Major Peters Bloody Mary mix with the fun and frivolity of Las Vegas?
We'll soon find out as Arcobasso unveils its new line of beverage drink mixes at the Nightclub & Bar show March 25 and 26.
Stay tuned!

Posted October 24, 2013

Arcobasso gets "saucy" at NACS 2013

Atlanta never tasted so good as when NACS and the Arcobasso Foods team rolled into town. Once again this year, no dog was left naked as we covered the show floor with our "Get Sauced" aprons and shirts that could be seen all the way from Japan!

Here are a few shots of the fun:


Posted October 04, 2013


We'll be introducing some fresh new tastes at the Produce Marketing Association show in New Orleans, LA, Oct. 18-20, 2013. Taste all the savory new flavors of refrigerated dressings at booth 367.

Posted October 04, 2013


The National Association of Convenience Stores is hosting their annual conference October 12-15, 2013 in Atlanta, GA. Visit us at Booth 6043 and vote for the next flavor of sauce to seriously sauce up your food sales.
Posted October 26, 2012


St. Louis (October 26, 2012) - Arcobasso Foods, a leading producer of custom dressings and sauces for a variety of customers in the food industry, recently announced results of a study that found the Panera Bread Dressings brand to be the fastest growing among the top 10 brands in the refrigerated dressings category. This bucks the trend of relatively flat growth in the salad dressings category overall.

Refrigerated dressings, when combined with food categories such as fresh produce, can extend this growth trend to those categories. "Many grocers are taking advantage of this growth in refrigerated dressings to help spur sales in their fresh foods category," commented Pat Newsham, president of Arcobasso Foods. "By simply adding the Panera salad dressing line to their product mix, grocers and retailers can see an immediate impact to their bottom line,"he added.

Posted March 15, 2012


St. Louis (March 2012) - Arcobasso Foods, a leading producer of custom dressings and sauces for a variety of customers in the food industry, recently announced the move of their production facility to 8850 Pershall Road in Hazelwood, Missouri. The new commercialized space, only three miles from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, is 15,000 square feet larger than the previous facility, allowing Arcobasso to provide more service options and swift speed-to-market capabilities with the same high-quality products their customers have come to know and trust.

"Today’s consumer palette is constantly changing and becoming more sophisticated," said Patrick Newsham, president of Arcobasso Foods. "Food companies must adapt to the individual needs of their customer while maintaining a competitive price, quick turnaround and quality products. We aim to provide our customers with superior products and service, and this new facility allows us to do that in addition to offering even more options to make their product truly unique."
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