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Thumb Bread® to Make Its Debut Exhibit at the Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC!


Thumb Bread® and Founders, the Esendemir Sisters, to Exhibit at Summer Fancy Food Show in New Jersey Pavilion, Supported by NJSTEP Grant

Thumb Bread Esendemir Sisters Exhibiting at Summer Fancy Food Show 2024

Hoboken, NJ - [May 28, 2024] – Thumb Bread®, the extraordinary artisanal bread known for its versatile texture and exceptional quality, is excited to announce its debut participation in the Summer Fancy Food Show, taking place from June 23-25, 2024, at the Javits Center in New York City. The brand will proudly exhibit in the New Jersey Pavilion, thanks to the support of a grant from the New Jersey State Trade Expansion Program (NJSTEP), in partnership with the Small Business Administration (SBA) and New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC).

Thumb Bread® is one of 19 underserved businesses selected and sponsored through NJBAC and its Office of Export Promotion (OEP) to showcase their products at the event as NJSTEP clients and grant award recipients. NJSTEP is designed to help small businesses in New Jersey grow their export capacity and enhance their international marketing efforts, offering financial and technical assistance to eligible businesses.

Created by the Esendemir sisters in 2007, Fusun, Gonca, and Arzu, Thumb Bread® has garnered a loyal following for its premium quality and delicious taste, inspired by the sisters’ experience as restaurateurs. The Summer Fancy Food Show provides an ideal platform for Thumb Bread® to showcase its products to a diverse and influential audience of food industry professionals.

"We are thrilled to present Thumb Bread® at the Summer Fancy Food Show," said Arzu Esendemir, co-founder and CEO of Thumb Bread®. "This event is a significant milestone for our company, and we are grateful for the support of NJSTEP, the SBA, NJBAC, and the New Jersey Office of Export Promotion, which has made our participation possible. We look forward to connecting with new partners and sharing our passion for high-quality, artisanal bread.”

The New Jersey Pavilion features a curated selection of the state’s most promising food and beverage companies. Through the NJSTEP grant, Thumb Bread® gains access to valuable resources and exposure, helping the company to expand its market reach and drive business growth. Attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to sample new flavors of Thumb Bread® in booth 6425.

Attendees of the Summer Fancy Food Show are invited to visit the New Jersey Pavilion to experience the exceptional quality and flavor of Thumb Bread’s products. The Esendemir sisters will be on hand to share their story, offer samples, and discuss potential partnerships.

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About Thumb Bread: Thumb Bread® was created in 2007 by the Esendemir sisters to serve in their fast casual restaurant concept, Flatbread Grill®. This delicious, artisanal bread is made with high-quality ingredients and traditional methods, resulting in a product that is both unique and versatile. Thumb Bread® is committed to delivering delicious, wholesome food that brings people together.

Media Contact:
Gonca Esendemir
Thumb Bread®

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