Here at Little Acre Gourmet Foods...
in Dover, NH our goal is to create unique and unexpected flavor combinations that transform simple foods into something special. Our delectable mustards, ketchups, cranberry sauce, and sweet & savory onions are made from scratch in small batches by co-founders Trina and Bill Ahrens. All Little Acre products are made with all-natural ingredients with no additives and no artificial colors or flavors. Each jar contains nothing but a blend of savory and sweet ingredients guaranteed to enhance the flavors of other foods. Making every day gourmet.
Bill, known as Dover, New Hampshire's favorite "hot dog man", created a hot-dog business, Downtown Dogs, after retiring from the corporate sector. As a condiment connoisseur, Bill believes hot dogs are the perfect vehicle for condiments – all condiments.
Inspiration for Little Acre Gourmet Foods has come from Trina and Bill's love of good neighbors, good friends and good food." If it were not for our neighbors at the mill, Little Acre would not exist," notes Trina. "Our creative, our consulting chefs, and our biggest support all come from within the Washington Street Mills, which was also the home of Downtown Dogs.
Little Acre products can be used in a variety of different ways: to create an appetizer, enhance an entree, or as a garnish. Our recipes show just how versatile Little Acre products can be. We hope you will try them and enjoy your own taste of gourmet!
Trina, the condiment creator, has a background in chemistry, which led to experimenting in the kitchen. "Cooking is both an art and a science, and developing new tastes is exciting," she says. Soon after she started making them, Trina's mustards, ketchups and relishes were in demand at Downtown Dogs. "Our circle of friends has grown and includes Genuine Local in Meredith, New Hampshire, where we produce our condiments. Good neighbors and good friends are certainly behind our success!"