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Bella Sun Luci Cucina Italiano

Bella Sun Luci Cucina Italiano Risotto Mooney Farms, the original sun dried tomato company, has created a sub brand to their Bella Sun Luci line of sun dried tomato products – Bella Sun Luci Cucina Italiano. The new line will include more of their delicious sun dried tomatoes, gourmet sauces, and three new Risottos.   The new risotto flavors in the Cucina Italiano line will include, Sun Dried Tomato Risotto, Sun Dried Tomato and Wild Mushroom Risotto, and a sweet and savory Cranberry Almond Risotto.   This new risotto line brings the bounty of Northern California to the consumer’s table with many locally sourced ingredients from the region, including Arborio rice and Butte County almonds, among others.  Mooney Farms created the delicious blends of sweet and savory to appeal to all types of consumers.   “Great Italian kitchens always stock the key ingredients to create delicious and authentic meals,” says Mary Mooney, President of Mooney Farms. “The Italian Kitchen by…> Read More

Congrats to our 2015 Bella Sun Luci Recipe Contest WINNERS!

Mooney Farms is pleased to announce the WINNERS of our 2015 Bella Sun Luci Recipe Contest!!! Drum roll please...   Congratulations to Mary Shivers and her delicious Chicken & Sun Dried Tomato Lasagna Rolls for taking 1st place and winning $2500!    2nd Place and $500 goes to Lindy Paris and her amazing Slow Braised Beef Short Ribs with Sun Dried Tomato Gremolata - Congrats Lindy!    3rd Place, with her Cauliflower No-Sotto with Sun Dried Tomato Tahini Cream, goes to Genevieve Greco! Genevieve will be receiving a gourmet gift basket full of Bella Sun Luci products to create more delicious recipes.    These recipes not only won because of their creativity, flavor and presentation but also because each used Bella Sun Luci sun dried tomatoes as the perfect accompaniment to their dish. The robust flavor of sun dried tomatoes stands out as either the star of the meal, like in the Cauliflower No-Sotto, or as a flavor enhancer in…> Read More

Mooney Farms to Offer Bella Sun Luci Award-Winning Olive Oil in New Display Rack

Mooney Farms has designed and created a new metal floor rack to display their award-winning Bella Sun Luci Arbequina Olive Oil.  The rack was created to offer current Bella Sun Luci customers an olive oil from a brand they already know and trust. As an accompaniment to their existing sun dried tomato products, the Bella Sun Luci olive oil will be marketed as a start to the “perfect salad” and will be displayed front and center on the new rack with full color graphic headers.   Grown on the Mooney Family Estate in the Feather River Valley, Bella Sun Luci California Olive Oil is an award-winning product with medals from the LA county fair, the State County Fair, Yolo County Fair and many other competitions in the Northern California region. Bella Sun Luci olives are harvested at the peak of their ripeness, and cold pressed immediately to ensure the freshest tasting oil. The light taste of Bella Sun Luci Arbequina…> Read More

Bella Sun Luci Takes Silver in Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition

Extra virgin olive oils from the Northern Hemisphere were judged at the Los Angeles International Northern Hemisphere Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition this April.  According to the press release sent out by the organization, this year's Northern Hemisphere competition received 500 extra virgin olive oils from 294 producers. Oils from Italy, Spain and California faired well in the competition including Bella Sun Luci’s Arbequina Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil, which took home a silver medal in the delicate category.  

Specialty Food Association 2015

  Mooney Farms is proud to be a member of the Specialty Food Association for 23 years running. We are honored to be in a group of international companies who are changing how the world eats and who take care and joy in creating specialy foods, as the certificate states.  If you'll be at the Fancy Food Show in New York this June, please stop by and see us in Booth 1244!