Blog Post List

  • COVID-19's Impact On The State Of The Specialty Food Industry
    COVID-19's Impact On The State Of The Specialty Food Industry
    The Specialty Food Association recently released its State of the Specialty Food Industry research, 2020-2021 Edition, which examines dollar and unit sales data over three calendar years; specialty food market forecast scenarios; consumer demographics and behaviors; supply chain insights; and forecasts in key categories. COVID-19's impact ... more
  • What Does The Future Look Like?
    What Does The Future Look Like?
    Crunch time for our annual State of the Specialty Food Industry report occurs from January through March when our research partner Mintel compiles and analyzes sales data for the calendar year just ended, conducts our consumer survey and supply chain interviews, and synthesizes it all into a picture of where we currently are as an industry. ... more
  • SFA Webinar Roundup: Building A COVID-19 Safety Plan, Selling To Foodservice, PPP Loan Forgiveness, And More Topics
    SFA Webinar Roundup: Building A COVID-19 Safety Plan, Selling To Foodservice, PPP Loan Forgiveness, And More Topics
    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the specialty food industry across the country, the SFA is providing its two free webinar series—Ask the Experts: Business Continuity and Risk Mitigation Planning and Working with Buyers: Rise to the COVID-19 Challenge—to help members through this time. Webinars are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays and ... more
  • Pause. Stop. Start.
    Pause. Stop. Start.
    Much of the commercial world has famously hit the pause button. Not everything has paused, however: Lives and livelihoods have been lost, and consumer behavior may be experiencing a tectonic shift. In reality, there are few reasons to expect we can start back up where we left off. For businesspeople, we can either hope for better days or create ... more
  • Webinar Recap:  Navigating Distribution, Managing Financial Health, Selling On Amazon, And More Topics 
    Webinar Recap:  Navigating Distribution, Managing Financial Health, Selling On Amazon, And More Topics 
    The SFA continues to offer two free webinar series—Ask the Experts: Business Continuity and Risk Mitigation Planning and Working with Buyers: Rise to the COVID-19 Challenge—to help members through this unprecedented time. Webinars are held on Tuesdays and Fridays and recorded versions are available for download in the specialtyfood.com ... more