Blog Post List

  • Sara Kay
    Product Development And Innovation – See You At The Summit?
    Before you got into the business of making and producing food, did you ever stop to think about how food products got from an idea all the way to the store shelves? Until I started working at the Specialty Food Association, I rarely had these thoughts. These days, however, it’s always on my mind. As makers of specialty food, I know you think that way too. And ... more
  • Have You Applied for a sofi Award? We Need Your Product Samples!
    The tastiest, most innovative, and creative products representing 39 specialty food categories will win 2018 sofi Awards. Our judges are getting ready to meet in our offices in just a few weeks to do their blind tasting – and for that, they need product samples.   If you have received confirmation of your sofi entry, it’s time to prepare your products for ... more
  • February is sofi Awards Application Month!
    We’re looking for the tastiest, most innovative and creative products you have. Do you use ancient prep methods or modern high-tech techniques? Are you producing flavors that bring us back to grandma’s table or are you blowing folks’ minds with unexpected new tastes?   Enter the sofi Awards TODAY to earn your product the recognition it deserves.   ... more
  • 2018 sofi Awards - Entries Open February 1
    Do you have a remarkable product that just wows everyone?   For more than 45 years, the sofi Awards have honored and advanced culinary excellence and creativity through the Specialty Food Association (SFA) sofi Awards. Bring your best product to the party and apply to win a sofi – it can rocket-fuel your business to new heights!   sofi stands for ... more
  • Celebrating The 2018 SFA Leadership Award Winners
    The six winners of the 2018 Leadership Awards that will be honored on Sunday, January 21, at the Winter Fancy Food Show. The event will take place from 5 – 6:30 pm in the South Esplanade and will include a reception sponsored by the Natural & Organic Council. Walter Robb, the former Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, is the Keynote Speaker.   This extraordinary ... more