Raye’s Mustard Heads to D.C. 

A mustard mill in Downeast Maine is celebrating the delivery of its award-winning condiment to the White House.Senator Olympia Snowe served as the middleman, shipping over a gift pack of Raye’s Mustard after news reports said President Obama preferred mustard on a burger.Raye’s is described as the last remaining authentic stone ground mustard mill in North America.It’s owned and operated by Senator Snowe’s former Chief of Staff, Maine Senate Minority Leader Kevin Raye, and his wife, Karen.They are the fourth generation of the Raye family to own and operate the Eastport mill. It was established in 1900 to supply Maine’s once-thriving sardine industry.