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Artisan Food

Why is everything labeled "artisan" lately? I have seen this on salads, breads, cheeses...What exactly is this supposed to mean?

 
hootie826

Asked by hootie826 at 3:50 PM on Nov. 16, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Basically, it means you will pay mor money for it. It originally meant a small batch producer who took extra care to make a special product, but now it is a meaningless word.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 4:20 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • Well, the Taste Council definition is:
    Artisan Food is defined as a superior tasting food, which commands a higher price in its category. Superior taste is achieved through food making skill
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 4:22 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • I had a feeling that was the case!
    hootie826

    Comment by hootie826 (original poster) at 4:28 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

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