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Phil Kafarakis, president of the Specialty Food Association, recently discussed the SFA's new membership policy as part of a Q&A that originally ran in the Summer Fancy Food Show Daily. Here are excerpts: Q: The Specialty Food Association has been working on a new membership policy. Please explain.  We’ve been planning to expand our membership ... more
Posted by Denise Purcell on The SFA Blog Jul 9, 2019 11:30 AM EDT
We Gen-Xs are suddenly becoming more important to you. After several years of talking about the young millennial consumer’s role in the future of specialty food, a nuanced picture is emerging of the core specialty food consumer.  According to the Specialty Food Association’s latest “State of the Specialty Food Industry” research—an annual report ... more
Posted by Denise Purcell on The SFA Blog Jun 26, 2019 11:30 AM EDT
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With a 67-year history, the Specialty Food Association has a rich legacy of bringing new food experiences and ideas to market. To some, the SFA’s roots and the name “Fancy Food Shows” connote an organization stuck in old-world food sensibilities rather than contemporary perspectives of authenticity and taste. But nothing could be farther from the ... more
Posted by Chris Crocker on The SFA Blog Jun 18, 2019 11:30 AM EDT

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