Welcome to the Specialty Food Association's online Solution Center! The Solution Center is a collaborative space for SFA members and member candidates to create, and to connect, support, and share the extraordinary experience of specialty food with each other. Members and member candidates can join the discussion by asking a question and helping others get the answers they need. Not a member? Click here for more information on how to apply--and be sure to check out the SFA Blog

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The SFA Blog

The Specialty Food Association has expanded its trendspotting efforts and we’re excited to share predictions for the top 10 food trends of 2018. You may remember the SFA Trendspotter Panel as a group that announced the trends coming out of each Fancy Food Show. Now, trendspotting will be a year-round effort. The panel is setting its predictions for the ... more
Posted by Denise Purcell on The SFA Blog Dec 8, 2017 11:00 AM EST
Four Pitfalls of Holiday-Season Food Demos   The atmosphere in the store is festive. I am standing behind my demo table, which is full of great delicacies, some steeped in centuries of tradition and gastronomical delight yet to be discovered by passing customers. But when I invite shoppers for a taste, they often turn to me with mouths already full of ... more
Posted by Gregory Yankelovich on The SFA Blog Dec 6, 2017 5:12 PM EST
As a food producer getting into the specialty food industry for the first time, it can be difficult to know the first several steps to take to get a product to market. So where do you turn to get a foundation as a new food producer? The Basics: The Business of Specialty Food , is a course that the SFA offers to new members and start-up companies at each Fancy Food ... more
Posted by Sara Kay on The SFA Blog Nov 30, 2017 3:28 PM EST

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