Guess Who Won a Stevie Award …

We’re honored and excited to announce that D’Artagnan has won the Silver Stevie Award! We are Company of the Year (medium sized) in the 2016 Stevie International Business Awards in the Food and Beverage Industry category. One of the judges said of D’Artagnan, “Capitalizing on a growing trend, seeing increasing consumer demand for quality and organic products in the…

Is Your Chicken Air Chilled?

If You’re Not Cooking With Air-Chilled Chicken, You’re Doing It Wrong So says Bloomberg Pursuits in this article, which quotes Ariane and explains why an air-chilled chicken is both tastier and safer to eat. For years, Ariane has been a huge proponent of air-chilled chicken. As always, she made sure that D’Artagnan was among the first…

Food Tank: Interview with Ariane Daguin

Ariane was recently interviewed by Food Tank, a non-profit think tank for food, focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. As a pioneer in creating alternatives to factory farming, Ariane spoke about her background, her quest for the perfect chicken, and what sets D’Artagnan products apart. In my family, we can…

Celebrating the First Anniversary in Our New HQ

Our first anniversary in our spacious Union, NJ headquarters was marked with a celebration that included our neighbors and customers, our staff, their family members, and the mayor of Union. Have a look at this little video to see what a grand day it was!   Naturally there was lots of good stuff to eat….

Food on Film: Chef Jeremiah Tower

We love films about food, and are always looking for new ones to add to our list of favorites. Here is a candidate that may shoot to the top of that list – Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent – a documentary film released at the Tribeca Film Festival in April, 2016.  Produced by Anthony Bourdain, it tells…

It’s Chanterelle Season!

To us summer means the beginning of chanterelle season … and we have some really nice chanterelles from the Pacific Northwest and Saskatchewan in stock this week. Things are always changing in the mushroom department, with new shipments daily, so order soon and enjoy the season’s bounty. There are three varieties in stock now: Domestic chanterelles:…

Last Call for Black Winter Truffles in Summer!

Winter truffles in summer?! It’s true. But this is the last week they are in stock, so order your truffle today! Your last chance to order at dartagnan.com is August 5, 2016. Remarkably, even miraculously, the black winter truffle has finally been cultivated in the Australia. With its specific climate, acidic soil, cool winters and…

Ariane’s 3 Favorite Places in NYC

Ariane was interviewed by Bond Street – a site that supports independent businesses in New York – about her 3 favorite small businesses in the city. Independent restaurants and retailers have been a huge part of our business at D’Artagnan over the past 31 years, so Ariane fully appreciates their importance. Find out what her…

Happy National Chicken Wing Day!

This holiday presents the perfect excuse to make a batch of “truffalo” wings! This is our take on the classic buffalo wings recipe – but we use black truffle butter in place of plain butter. It’s a small change that makes a huge difference. How Do Americans Like Their Chicken Wings? You will notice that…

Support Lupiac, the Birthplace of D’Artagnan

Lupiac is home to a new equestrian statue of our hero D’Artagnan. Help this little town in Southwest France raise enough money to beautify their central square where the statue resides. Click through to the campaign and scroll past the French for the English language version … and then contribute to this good cause. Your…

Spicy Interview with Thora of Teeny Tiny Spice Company

Do you like it spicy? So do we! We’ve been using some very tasty spice blends from Teeny Tiny Spice Company when cooking with our favorite D’Artagnan meats. So we wanted to know more about these organic spice blends and the entrepreneurial woman behind them. These spices are tiny in name only; they pack big flavor! Thora Pomicter,…

What is in that Hummus?

Chestnuts. In our recipe, these meaty nuts take the place of chickpeas for a richer flavor and creamier texture than traditional hummus. Easy to whip up for a party, a snack, or a summer evening supper when it’s too hot to cook, this chestnut hummus recipe is a keeper. Imported from France, D’Artagnan chestnuts are fully-cooked,…