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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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Editor's Note: Much attention is paid to the attitudes, habits, and drivers of younger consumers when it comes to purchasing specialty foods. With some Gen-Zers (currently ages 12-24) starting to come of age, eyes are on these young adults to see how they may differ from millennials and what they care about that may impact food's future. The Specialty ... more
Posted by Denise Purcell on The SFA Blog Jun 4, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
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You could feel the excitement in the air.  As people arrived at the Hilton Rosemont O’Hare on Sunday afternoon to attend the first day of Specialty Food Business Summit programming—a Finance 101 short course—it was clear that they were excited to learn. That eagerness carried through the next two days in Chicago, with more than 25 speakers sharing ... more
Posted by Sara Kay on The SFA Blog May 28, 2019 11:00 AM EDT

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