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Company Timeline

From selling spiedie sandwiches outside a local restaurant to crafting a private label for New York state's top grocery chain, Rob Salamida has focused on quality flavor and innovation since the company's founding. 

Learn how Rob put Salamida's State Fair Sauces on the map as a New York and national grilling staple.

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Rob Salamida begins producing the first bottled spiedie sauce for sale in local grocery stores.

1976

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The Rob Salamida Company develops and bottles private label brand marinades

for Wegmans.

1991

2000

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The Salamida Company can now be found in over 10,000 grocery stores across 40

U.S. States.

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In collaboration with New York Chips, The Salamida Company becomes the first to develop a Spiedie themed potato chip. 

2020

2016

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Hunter’s Pride products are created to flavor wild game.

1998

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Rob introduces another new marinade: Big Hawaii Teriyaki.

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A college aged Rob Salamida becomes the youngest spiedie vendor at the New York State fair.

1971

1971

Rob Salamida begins his career selling spiedie sandwiches in front of restaurants in the

Endicott Area.

1967

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Rob Salamida co-founds the Broome County Spiedie Fest with food historian, Paul VanSavage.

1983

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Rob Salamida Co. develops Pinch seasoning.

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The delicious new marinade,

Lemon Garlicious is crafted.

1998

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Salamida's Famous Cornell-style

Chicken Bar-B-Que Sauce is created.

1979

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WOOF! A Salamida Spiedie dog-toy set is created. 

For every set sold, two toys are donated to a local animal shelter.

2021