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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Westport Native Called ‘Shishito-Pepper Baron of New York’

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A New York City food website, New York Magazine’s grubstreet.com, has dubbed Westport native Noah Robbins, 27, the “Shishito-Pepper Baron of New York.” The son of Westporters Jody and Peter Robbins, he began growing the snacking pepper “on a hunch,” according to the website,.“Now Robbins’s two-year-old company, Ark Foods (http://arkfoods.co/), grows a half-million pounds of peppers per year, and the 27-year-old farmer is applying a Silicon Valley start-up approach in his quest to uncover the next must-have ingredient,” grubstreet.com said. Read the full story here. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) grubstreet.com photo


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