Mike Hudson Distributing Blog



Fabrique Delices’
Jambon de Paris

The rich and delicate taste of Fabrique Delices’ Jambon de Paris brings the flavors of a French Bistro to your business. This boneless ham is made according to Parisian tradition. It is delicately spiced and slowly cooked to bring out…


BelGioioso Gorgonzola Cheeses for Foodservice

Product Attributes ·        Texture: soft, spreadable ·        Flavor: full, sharp, robust ·        Appearance: soft, blue-veined, spreadable cheese with a thin rind ·        Milk Source: pasteurized cows milk ·        Aged: 90 days ·        Crafted in Wisconsin ·        Gluten-Free ·        rBST Free Crumbly Gorgonzola BelGioioso Crumbly Gorgonzola is handcrafted with…


Reopen Your Dine-In Eatery with These Products

As the stay-at-home-order begins to lift, and restrictions to businesses are modified to allow for dine-in customers many eateries, including restaurants, pizzerias, cafes, delis, brewpubs, and even some in-grocery store eateries, will be looking to comply with new guidelines to…


One of the Best Bakeries in America

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Thursday, April 9th, 2020

It’s no secret that at La Brea Bakery, they take bread very seriously. Building on standard baking techniques, their bakers spend a lot of time and energy perfecting every loaf, and they pride themselves on their unique sourdough starter. We’re thrilled to announce Food Network recently featured La Brea Bakery as one of the Best Bakeries in America. The Food…


Plant-Based Option for Foodservice Operators

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

We’ve seen the trend toward Plant-Based preferences in consumer shopping continue to increase over the last year. With no sign of this trend losing ground, we find it is advantageous to bring you more Plant-Based options for foodservice operators you can incorporate into your hot bar or menu easily. Consumer trends state that more than 70% of meat eaters are…


Bay Area Charcuterie – Fabrique Delices

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Fabrique Delices has been producing artisanal French-style Bay Area Charcuterie in the San Francisco Bay Area for almost 35 years. Products include all-natural pates, mousses, duck confit, magret, duck rillettes, boudins, sausages, truffle butter, macarons, cornichons, and more. Perfect for the holidays and beyond, Fabrique’s line of charcuterie checks a few of the boxes consumers are looking for: Local All…


Bring on the Holiday Cheer with La Brea Bakery

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Thursday, November 21st, 2019

The holiday season is nearly here, and that means there will soon be potlucks with co-workers, hosting family for the holidays, celebrating the season with friends, and New Year’s Eve get-togethers. With that said, food is the glue that binds friends, family, tradition, and the holidays, so this time of year is especially full of reasons to gather and break…


Food and Labor Cost Savings for Your Foodservice Business

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Do you manage a convenience market in San Francisco? Or maybe you own a small deli off the Coast of Mendocino, or just opened a cafe-restaurant business in Napa Valley? No matter what your business type, every foodservice business looks for Food and Labor Cost Savings. Managing food waste, implementing a 90 day trial period for new employees, or fine-tuning…


High Protein Snacks – Wholesale Snack Foods

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Friday, September 6th, 2019

The Retail Snack category is booming! Consumers are looking for convenient, healthy, high protein snacks. We’ve responded to this need in our industry by offering more health-friendly, high protein snacks. Here are a few popular wholesale snacks for resale we carry that will sell. Snyder Lance Peanut Butter Filled Pretzels #712706 From America’s favorite pretzel brand, we offer Snyder’s of…


Pasta Geometry & The Perfect Sauce

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Thursday, June 27th, 2019

When we look at pasta geometry in search of the perfect cuts of pasta to meet the needs of our foodservice customers, we turn to Costa Pasta. Costa Pasta is known throughout the foodservice industry for making the highest quality domestic pasta available. All Costa Pasta is made using the highest quality ingredients which produce durable and consistent pasta. From…


Premium Pesto Food Service

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Thursday, June 13th, 2019

We offer several different types of premium pesto for food service applications. Here we would like to identify four different pesto sauces perfectly suited to meet the needs of your food service business.   Armanino Foods Basil Pesto MHD# 4851 Made with fresh basil, parmesan cheese, oil, garlic, and salt. This sauce is balanced perfectly with so many application possibilities…


Wholesale Olives Suppliers

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

A food service business in Northern California has many different wholesale olives suppliers to choose from. What makes Mike Hudson Distributing the best choice? We are selective in choosing the olive manufacturers we offer our customers. We value local, quality and sustainable farming. As a family owned and operated business, we identify with other family-owned businesses which we support at…


New Salads – Sonoma Salad Company

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Thursday, May 9th, 2019

Sonoma Salad Company is located here in Petaluma. Inspired by the bounty of the wine country, Sonoma Salad Co has been creating fresh salads for foodservice businesses for more than ten years. All salads are hand-made in small batches using only fresh, local ingredients. And Sonoma Salad Co is committed to never adding artificial coloring, additives, or preservatives to its…


Blount White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Thursday, March 21st, 2019

    Blount White Cheddar Mac and Cheese is the grown-up version of the kids favorite Macaroni and Cheese. No artificial ingredients, Blount Fine Foods combines shells of pasta with decadent, creamy white cheddar cheese sauce and their unique blend of herbs and spices. Always made with wholesome ingredients, Blount White Cheddar Mac and Cheese is delicious and additives free.…


Football Entertaining Essentials

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Here we've listed a few Football Entertaining Essentials. Keep these vendors in mind as you prepare for the NFL playoffs and Super Bowl. These favorites and more are available here at Mike Hudson Distributing. Wings – La Nova, Koch, Petaluma Poultry Meatballs – Burke, Hormel Sauces for the Meatballs– Marinara - Stanislaus BBQ - Kinders, Sioux Z Wow. Sandwich rolls…


Armanino Basil Pesto

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

  Armanino Basil Pesto is made from carefully selected ingredients. Fresh basil and garlic are crushed together then combined with quality canola oil and Italian Parmesan cheese. All Armanino pesto is delivered to you frozen in resealable containers. Slack out what you need as you need it. Armanino Basil Pesto does not separate as it thaws. Use right from the…


Sonoma Creamery Parmesan Crisps

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

  Naturally lactose-free, Sonoma Creamery Parmesan Crisps are thin crisps made of 10 months aged parmesan cheese, gluten-free grains, organic quinoa, organic oat bran, and organic brown rice. Crisps are baked never fired. Cheese is 100% natural, rBST Free and made from milk utterly free of artificial hormones. Great for snacking dipping and topping. Top 3 Selling Points 1. Certified…


Garlic Parmesan Pretzel Crisps

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Snack Factory's Garlic Parmesan Pretzel Crisps are a zesty twist on an old favorite. Crisps are thin, light with excellent gourmet taste. Made from wholesome ingredients, Crisps boast fewer calories, fat, and sugar than other snacks. The best part of the pretzel is the satisfying flavor and crunch. Garlic Parmesan Pretzel Crisps are thin and baked to crispy perfection. Savory…


Busseto Salami Snack Cups

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

  Busseto Salami Snack Cups are individually packaged servings of small nuggets of Italian Dry Salami. Each cup is six ounces, and 150 calories and 13 grams of protein. Salami is made with simple ingredients and prepared using time-honored techniques. Curing the meats takes time, and at Busseto they believe that this process should not be rushed or artificially manufactured. The…


Fabrique Pate and Crackers Snack Pack

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Fabrique Pate and Crackers Snack Pack feature a seven-ounce serving of Fabrique Truffle Mousse Pate and three ounces of Organic Olive Oil & Grey Salt Flatbread Crackers. Made with Chicken Liver, Sherry Wine, 1% Truffle and Cepes (Porcini), Fabrique's Truffle Mousse is rich and decadent. Mousse is fully cooked and ready to enjoy. This snack pack pairs well with Merlot,…


La Brea Telera Sliced Rolls

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

La Brea Telera Sliced Rolls are hearth-baked to golden brown perfection. The flavor is extraordinary with mild notes of sourdough and a touch of sweetness. Ideal for any application these rolls are the perfect shape and size for sandwiches, tortas or hamburgers. Use rolls for your next sandwich or other deli creation. They are made using the highest quality ingredients.…


Sonoma Creamery Cheddar Cheese Crisp Bars

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Sonoma Creamery Cheddar Cheese Crisp Bars are savory, crunchy snack bars made from real cheese and simple ingredients. Sonoma Creamery Crisp Bars are certified Gluten-Free and come in three flavors, Parmesan Cheese, Pepper Jack Cheese, and Everything Cheddar Cheese. What gives the bars that crunch? First cheese made from rBST free milk completely free of artificial hormones is combined with…


How to Become a Mike Hudson Distributing Customer

Posted by Michelle Eighmey on Monday, June 4th, 2018

Become a Mike Hudson Distributing Customer Here we will review how to become a Mike Hudson Distributing customer. It is vital to the success of your foodservice business to work with the right distributors. At Mike Hudson Distributing we provide service exclusively to independently owned businesses in Northern California. If you own or manage an independent market, delicatessen (both instore…