Narragansett beer was one of the many local products featured in the Providence Journal's food column, Here’s to a delicious, ’sustainable’ 2010 by Gail Ciampa. Which is a roundup of local food and beverage trends to look out for in 2010. The article hit news stands today, January 6, but here are some quotes that highlight 'Gansett.
"The National Restaurant Association’s annual survey of more than 1,800 professional chefs noted that local sourcing of ingredients, sustainability and nutrition will be the hottest trends on restaurant menus in 2010. Locally grown produce, locally sourced meats and seafood, sustainability and locally produced wine and beer top the list of nearly 215 culinary items in the "What’s Hot in 2010" survey. "
"It was a wonderful year to get back to our local roots with a renewed appreciation for companies that have been around for generations. "
"APPRECIATION OF WINE and beer continued to grow. Local brewers and brew pubs produced some wonderful beers, and the growth of Narragansett Beer makes all Rhode Islanders proud."