Meticulously hand crafted on the Chesapeake Bay, Chesapeake Crab Pie™ originates from a 150 year old family recipe and is the perfect combination of quality crab meat, unique blend of cheeses and over 20 herbs and seasonings all baked in a flaky, pastry crust.


One company wants to bring a generations-old recipe to Walmart, Whole Foods

July 14, 2015

One company wants to bring a generations-old recipe to Walmart, Whole Foods Jul 14, 2015 Virginia-based Van Cleve Seafood Co. says their Chesapeake crab pies will wow the world.  Van Cleve Seafood Co's Chesapeake blue crab pie. Photo: Van Cleve Seafood Co. Virginia seafood supplier Van Cleve Seafood Co. is poised to make its beloved Chesapeake crab pie a household favorite throughout the United States. In late June, the company — which claims its blue crab and red crab pies were passed down from the family of American Civil War General Robert E. Lee’s  — launched its line of seafood products at upscale retailer Whole Foods, according to local news outlet This month, the company will expand into Giant Food... Continue Reading →


July 01, 2015

By Susan Able, Edible DC The Capital Region’s food artisans were well represented at the Summer Fancy Food show in NYC. Just closing yesterday afternoon, the 2015 Summer Fancy Food Show (SFFS) held June 28-30, had over 2,600 product vendors pitching everything from sriracha flavors, to exotic teas, cheese infused with kale, goat milk caramels and lavender chocolate nuts. Over 22,000 attendees crowded through the Javits Convention Center on the west side of Manhattan to taste, talk and size up the vendors as they searched for new, novel, great tasting and on trend products for their stores or customers. The great news was that all the packaged food samples are collected at the end of the show and given to... Continue Reading →