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January 15, 2015 1:58 PM

Sacramento’s Silk Road soda readies for expansion

Packed into a 4-foot space on the floor of San Francisco’s Moscone Center, Payam Fardanesh hoped to make a splash with his Silk Road Soda company. But the Sacramentan faced an ocean of competition, with 1,300 exhibitors fighting for attention and hoping to land business deals at last week’s Winter Fancy Food Show.

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Chris Macias has served as The Sacramento Bee's food and wine writer since 2008. His writing adventures have ranged from the kitchen at French Laundry to helping pick 10 tons of zinfandel grapes with migrant farmworkers in Lodi. Chris judges regularly at food, wine and cocktail competitions around Northern California. Reach him at or 916-321-1253. Twitter: @chris_macias.

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