Blog Post List

  • Top Food Trends For 2020
    Top Food Trends For 2020
    Health benefits and sustainability concerns will continue to drive more food and beverage trends in 2020, but there’s also room for fun whether in the form of ruby chocolate or canned cocktails, says the Specialty Food Association Trendspotter panel. This group of buyers, chefs, culinary education professionals, and industry watchers has weighed ... more
  • Deadline To Advertise In The Winter Fancy Food Show Daily
    Deadline To Advertise In The Winter Fancy Food Show Daily
    December 20 is the space close/insertion order deadline to advertise in the Winter Fancy Food Show Daily. Go here for information and to download order forms . more
  • Supply Chain Insight: Disruption, Costs, And Pain Points
    Supply Chain Insight: Disruption, Costs, And Pain Points
    In the latest State of the Specialty Food Industry research, the Specialty Food Association, working in collaboration with Mintel, interviewed members across the supply chain for their insights and context into today’s market.  Costs are a central concern for everyone in the supply chain—particularly due to freight, but also considering ... more
  • Supply Chain Insight: Foodservice Opportunities 
    Supply Chain Insight: Foodservice Opportunities 
    According to companies across the supply chain, signs point to specialty foodservice as an undertapped opportunity. Specialty food makers who were interviewed as part of SFA's latest State of the Specialty Food Industry research, recognize the importance and potential of the channel as a means of eventually driving total revenue by as much as 50 ... more
  • Supply Chain Insight: Innovation And Distinction In Crowded Categories 
    Supply Chain Insight: Innovation And Distinction In Crowded Categories 
    Growing competition for retail shelf space drives creativity, say members of the supply chain who were interviewed as part of the SFA’s latest State of the Specialty Food Industry research. But companies are going about innovation strategically—remaining open to feedback from key retail and distributor customers as well as consumer end users. As ... more