For generations people have craved the mysteriously wonderful flavor of Arturo's famous sauce. The Secrets of the zesty and flavorful tomato-based sauce started in Italy over the family's wood fired stove. Arturo was a great young chef. The secrets of Arturo have been revealed, but the secret of his sauce remains a tantalizing and delicious mystery.
Sorry to report there has been no progress to get the ConAgra Company to produce Sauce Arturo. We have spoken to representatives asking them to give up the label and give us the right to manufacture the Sauce and they are not willing to do so.
We have been informed that as of September 2014, ConAgra Company will no longer be producing Sauce Arturo. The ConAgra Company is also closing down the Fredonia NY facility, The same facility that we were able to pick up Sauce Arturo. We are sorry to have to give you this news and we are equally sorry for the hundreds of jobs lost this closing brings. Any new developments will be posted here.
Unfortunately, because of circumstances beyond our control, we will no longer be shipping Sauce Arturo. We realize there are many of you who have relied on us to get this Sauce into your homes and we thank you for your past business. If anything should change I will post that change here on this page.
Once again we thank you for your past business.
It appears the rights to produce Sauce Arturo have been finalized. I am happy to report that Sauce Arturo will be returning and there is a good possibility we will be distributing the Sauce by the full case as we have done before. I will update you of the progress as it becomes available.
This is a response from ConAgra concerning Sauce Arturo.
Thank you for your email. We appreciate your purchases and are glad to know you enjoyed our Sauce Arturo.
As consumers' preferences change, so do the varieties of our products. Only those with the greatest consumer appeal remain on the store shelves over time. Unfortunately, this sauce did not have enough consumer interest for us to continue manufacturing it. I'm sorry, but we don't make anything similar that I would recommend as a substitute.