A project of Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation

Atina Foods

At Atina Foods, we adapt traditional South Indian Ayurvedic recipes to make complex, delicious condiments that help balance your health and your diet. Combining local and international whole fruit, roots and spices, our high quality Fermented and Preserved products accentuate any meal, even dessert! Eat The Food That's Good For You with Atina Foods.

Delicious and unusual, bold and flavorful with a kick! For starters, try them with; wine & cheese, hummus plates, on stir frys, grilled meats, bagels and cream cheese, hot dogs and more!

Crafted to balance body and mind with energetic taste, our invigorating flavors are as functional as they are delicious.

Local Purveyors: Regular: -Honey Dog Farm, Hillsdale NY -Shaul Farms, Middletown NY -Samascott orchards, Hudson -Tovi Halleck’s unnamed farm in Roxbury NY (once called, cooked goose..)
Occasionally -The Farm at Millers Crossing, Hudson NY -Sparrowbush farm, Hudson NY -Martin Farms, Hudson Area, -32 Growers, Coxsackie NY - Markristo farm, Hillsdale NY - Newton Farm, Roxbury NY - Star Route Farm, Andes - Story Farm, Catskill NY - The Kitchen Garden Farm, Sunderland MA. - Wright's Farm, Gardiner, NY

Production Methods: All our products are produced in small batch by hand. Our preserved condiments (Herbal Jams) are slow cooked whole fruit root and spices preserved in Jaggery, a raw unrefined Indian sugar cane. Our Ferments are mostly locally sourced, salt fermented with no Vinegar, no Water in large crocks for usually 6 weeks depending on the vegetable.
Our HERBAL JAMS are inspired by the original functional foods of Ayurveda; Leyhams. Potent ancient and beneficial combinations skillfully preserved in Jaggery, a lightly sweet unrefined sugar cane juice, flavors are phenomenal and complex. Each HERBAL JAM with its own balance of the six tastes recognized in Ayurveda; Sweet,Tart, Salty, Bitter, Hot, Earthy, giving both a satisfying tongue experience and exceptional properties of wellness. Naturally Vegan and Gluten Free, our jars have long shelf lives, 2 years, unless specified.

INJI PULI / Ginger Tamarind HERBAL JAM: Organic Ginger Root, Jaggery (unrefined cane sugar/India), Tamarind, Vegetable Oil, Black Pepper, Salt, Asafoetida, Fenugreek, Mustard Seed, Turmeric Powder, Cumin, Curry Leaf. Perfectly balanced, strong layered flavors unfold on your palate, ginger-hot, sweet-earthy, fruited-tart. Traditionally called INJI (Ginger) PULI (Tamarind), this Herbal Jam, a favorite at feasts and festivals, has been used for centuries in South India as a digestif. With a spicy and aromatic kick, INJI PULI is unusually versatile, from savory to sweet, add it as a topping to appetizers, mains, desserts and drinks! Fantastic on a cheese plate, grilled meats and veg., potatoes, omelettes, yogurt, ice cream, chocolate! For a drop dead chocolate cake, mix into buttercream frosting or spread it by itself on a heavy chocolate torte! *Ginger Spicy.
TURMERIC GINGER HERBAL JAM: Turmeric + Organic Ginger Rhizomes Pasted, Jaggery (unrefined cane sugar /India), Tamarind, Lemon Juice, Vegetable Oil, Whole Black Peppercorn, Fenugreek, Asafoetida (GF), Mustard Seed, Salt. One of our most popular products, delicately sweet and earthy, accented with whole pickled black peppercorns, this ancient combination of jam has an amazing flavor both for taste and wellness. In traditional Ayurvedic health practice, Turmeric & Ginger aid against inflammation and pain, black pepper assists in amplifying the benefits of the sibling rhizomes, while tamarind, jaggery and a little oil help acclimate the the body to do so. Try it mixed in yogurt as a dip or on rice for starters, on avocado toast, eggs, chicken, chickpeas, potatoes, cheese, fish, even with an aperitif!
WHOLE GARLIC Preserved: U.S. Grown Garlic, Jaggery (unrefined cane sugar /India), Tamarind, Vegetable Oil, Lemon, Salt, Fenugreek, Asafoetida, Black Pepper-corn, Mustard Seed. Sweet, deliciously pungent, slightly hot with a lovely lingering black pepper after tone. Comparable to a black garlic and a bit like the best bbq, slow roasted whole garlic cloves preserved in rich tamarind, jaggery and spices. Eat the cloves whole, slice them up onto meats (sausage!), cheese, mac & cheese, chevre, roasted potatoes, pasta, sandwiches and save the sauce for more. Kids love them! *This product gets better with age.
RHUBARB GINGER Herbal Jam: (seasonal) New York Grown Rhubarb, Jaggery (unrefined cane sugar /India), Organic Ginger Root, Black Pepper, Vegetable Oil, Lemon Juice, Mustard Seed, Salt, Fenugreek, Asafoetida, Cumin, Curry Leaf. A perfect balance of sweet, sour and ginger heat, giving a well rounded, divine and smooth taste, a local adaptation of the original South Indian digestif, Inji Puli. We really love it on grilled cheese, pork, lamb, sweet potatoes, with lentils, drizzled on fruit! *Ginger Spicy.
TURMERIC GINGER SALT PICKLE: Organic Turmeric and Ginger Rhizomes, Lemon, Salt and Time. A true taste of sunlight, this amazing combination will brighten up any dish and give you boosted healing benefit of raw preserved, lacto-fermented turmeric and ginger. Very tasty eaten in taste opposition, some have been known to awake with an empty jar and spoon next to them! TURMERIC SALT PICKLE pairs beautifully with rice bowls, beans and lentils, tacos, smoked and grilled meats and veg, sushi, as a dressing for any salad or entree, in soups and extra lovely on a cheese or hummus plate.
GREEN TOMATO PICKLE w/ Ginger Garlic Brine: (seasonal) NY grown Green Tomatoes, Org. Ginger Root, NY grown Garlic, Sesame Oil, Salt, Fenugreek, Mustard Seed, Asafoetida, Red Pepper,Turmeric. From our Seasonal Salt Pickle Collection, this pickle is a proud Finalist in the Good Food Awards (2019). A tasty and sophisticated happy marriage of an Indian Achaar and a Pickled Relish is layered with rich flavor. Fresh picked green tomatoes fermented in salt for 6 weeks, set in a thick bright brine of ginger / garlic and seasoned with our own hand milled spice combination. Brightens up any dish, eat like a relish or a marinade! Great with meats, roasted chicken, barbecue, beans, picnic, cheese and hummus.
GARLIC SCAPE PICKLE: (seasonal) Garlic Scapes (New York), Salt, Fenugreek, Mustard Seed, Asafoetida, Cayenne Pepper. Upstate New York is a perfect region for garlic growing, only the garlic flower, or scape has little to do after being cut off to let the underground bulb grow big. Our deliciously fun and crunchy salt (lacto) fermented SCAPER (Scape / Caper!), is crafted with all New York grown scapes and an ATINA combination of energetic spices, with no vinegar, no added water and no cucumber. All the benefits of raw Garlic bulbs, but less effusive! ATINA's Garlic Scape Pickle is a crowd favorite, akin to a caper, but local! It is great on really everything! From Hummus to hotdogs, salads, mashed potatoes, eggs, pierogies, tacos, bagels, pizza, cheese, dinner, breakfast, lunch, the list goes on!
To come: IN SEASON< VALUE ADDED< LOCAL GLOBAL FERMENTS! A new one every month, TBD where you can find them, not available on line.
Examples of our one of our new favorites: Fermented and Preserved Fennel, (Kitchen Garden Farms, Sunderland MA.), Organic Fennel Bulbs, fermented in Salt, then preserved uncooked in Brown Sugar. Spices: Coriander, Asafoetida, Dry Ginger, Cumin, Ajwan, Cardamom. Large orders by Aug 2020.

Visiting Hours: None as of now.

Where to Find our Products: Online, Retail/Grocery, Restaurants, CSA Please note, What products each location has varies.
———Upstate! (NY)
MOTHER EARTH STOREHOUSE 300 Kings Mall Ct. Kingston, NY (Most conclusive collection!)
SUNFLOWER NATURAL FOODS 75 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, NY 12498
MANSION + REED 45 Reed St, Coxsackie, NY
TASTE NY New Baltimore Welcome Center. Route 87 Btwn Exits 21B / 21A Going Northways!
TASTE NY Todd Hill! Lagrangeville NY Taconic Parkway.
PHILMONT COOPERATIVE 116 Main Street Philmont NY
HGS Hillsdale General Store 2635 RT 23 Hillsdale NY
KALUSTYANS 123 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016
R&D Foods 602 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn
MARLOW AND DAUGHTERS 95 Broadway (Williamsburg), Brooklyn
FULTON STALL MARKET Seaport District, 91 South Street, New York, NY 10038

———Outside NY! Glen’s Garden Market 2001 S St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Claremont Cheese 325 Yale Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711 and its DTLA Cheese Location, 317 S. Broadway #45 Los Angeles CA 90013
GUIDO’S Great Barrington MA
MARKET HALL FOODS, Oakland and Berkeley CA
MIRACLE PLUM 208 Davis Street, Santa Rosa C A L I F O R N I A 95401

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