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Specialty Food Association Launches Redesigned Website

The Specialty Food Association has unveiled a redesigned website, specialtyfood.com, with new features that will help food producers and buyers conduct business more easily … Continue reading

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Nominations Sought for Specialty Food Leadership Awards

The Specialty Food Association is seeking nominations for its 2015 Leadership Awards. The awards honor members of the Association who are leaders in the … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Foundation Announces Embrace Hunger Relief Day

The Specialty Food Foundation is staging its first-ever volunteer event, Embrace Hunger Relief Day. On October 10, 2014, specialty food professionals across the U.S. … Continue reading

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sofi Award Winners Announced at Summer Fancy Food Show

The winners of the 2014 sofi Awards for the outstanding specialty foods and beverages of the year were announced at a red-carpet ceremony at … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Association’s Finalists for Best New Product 2014 Announced

Crunchy capers from Sicily, lentil rice crispbread from East Hampton, New York, and grapefruit lilac water from Westfield, Mass., have made the finalist list … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Sales Break Records

Americans have a growing appetite for specialty food. U.S. sales of specialty food and beverages reached $88.3 billion in 2013, a record high for … Continue reading

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Cronut Creator Dominique Ansel to Host 2014 sofi Awards

The Specialty Food Association has announced acclaimed pastry chef Dominique Ansel will host this year’s sofi Awards at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City. He … Continue reading

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Top 2014 Specialty Food Trends Unveiled at Winter Fancy Food Show

The specialty food industry is once again leading the charge in new trends and flavors. A panel of trendspotters at the Winter Fancy Food … Continue reading

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Winter Fancy Food Show Opens in San Francisco with New Look, Sold-Out Exhibit Halls

Opening Sunday, January 19 in San Francisco, the Winter Fancy Food Show is the largest to date. Now in its 39th year, the show features … Continue reading

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Pastry Smart Introduces New Brand Jack Crisps At Winter Fancy Food Show 2014

Pastry Smart has announced the debut of Jack Crisps, an all-natural cracker cheese crisp, a unique flavor twist on a classic favorite taste.  Pastry Smart, a … Continue reading

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Winter Fancy Food Show Will Feature New Brands with Exclusive Pavilion

The latest hot products are waiting to be discovered at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco in a special pavilion devoted exclusively … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Association Honors Industry Leaders

The Specialty Food Association announces the winners of its second annual Leadership Awards honoring influential and innovative entrepreneurs who are transforming the way the … Continue reading

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Winter Fancy Food Show to Feature Extensive Seminar Program

The Specialty Food Association announces a full menu of seminars and workshops for its Winter Fancy Food Show designed for all levels of expertise … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Association Accepts New Members

The Specialty Food Association announces that 152 companies have been accepted for membership, including makers of ghost chili sea salt, bacon brittle, burrata and … Continue reading

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Fancy Food Show Honored for New Brand, New Look

The Specialty Food Association is on a winning streak. The Association’s 2013 Summer Fancy Food Show has been named a winner of the annual … Continue reading

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Consumers Buying More Specialty Food

Consumers are choosing specialty foods over conventional foods at record levels, according to new research from the Specialty Food Association. Close to 75 percent … Continue reading

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sofi Award Winners Announced at Summer Fancy Food Show, Tie for Outstanding New Product

The winners of the 41st sofi Awards for the outstanding specialty foods and beverages of the year were announced at the Summer Fancy Food Show … Continue reading

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Galloping gourmet

Consumers’ desire to try new and exotic things coupled with record-breaking gourmet product sales makes stocking an extensive gourmet selection a winning bet. The … Continue reading

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Finalists for sofi Award for Outstanding Specialty Foods of 2013 Selected

Goat cheese pearls from Bath, England, shelled edamame from Berkeley, Calif., and seafood bisque from Coos Bay, Ore., are among 11 finalists for the sofi Award … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Industry Reaches New High

Unprecedented demand for top-quality foods has pushed the specialty food industry to record highs for the third year in a row. U.S. sales of … Continue reading

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National Association for the Specialty Food Trade Changes Name

The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade has a new name: the Specialty Food Association. The name is effective as of today. The … Continue reading

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