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The Specialty Food Association, is a leading source of information about the $86 billion specialty food industry, whether for benchmark statistics, product trends or stories about food artisans and entrepreneurs. The Association’s annual reports include the State of the Specialty Food Industry and Today’s Specialty Food Consumer.
Established in 1952, the Specialty Food Association is known worldwide for its Fancy Food Shows, the sofi™ Awards for outstanding products of the year, and its ongoing commitment to working with anti-hunger organizations. Today, the Association has more than 3,000+ members, including manufacturers, importers and allied professions in the U.S. and abroad.
Recent Association News
The Summer Fancy Food Show is back in New York with sold-out exhibit halls and the largest show in its 59-year history.
Kathie’s Kitchen will introduce its line of SuperSeedz premium dry-roasted shelled pumpkin seeds in eight new varieties.
Join internationally acclaimed chef Marcus Samuelsson at the Summer Fancy Food Show at a red-carpet ceremony on July 1 announcing the winners of the 41st annual sofi Awards.
Harbor Sweets is launching a new line of bite-size treats, Salt & Ayre.
The Summer Fancy Food Show presents a full menu of seminars and workshops for industry newcomers and veterans alike.
Mediterranean Snacks will launch a new gluten-free mini meal line.
Peeled Snacks will debut its latest snack, Apple Clusters, organic apple pieces rolled into crunchy clusters.
Meet fellow specialty food professionals tomorrow in Chicago at the Specialty Food Association’s regional Share Group.
A free recording is now available of the May 3 live webinar, "How to Succeed at the Summer Fancy Food Show."
Meet fellow specialty food professionals Chicago next Tuesday, May 21 at the Specialty Food Association’s regional Share Group. The groups are now open to non-members in the specialty food industry but have a core of member participants. Attendees are asked to bring a business question ...
The Specialty Food Association will present a live webinar on June 12 on family-owned businesses and how to assess whether “familiness” is a competitive advantage or constraint. It will cover how to take steps to build on strengths and weaknesses. The one-hour live session will ...
A free recording is now available of the May 3 live webinar, "How to Succeed at the Summer Fancy Food Show." The informative one-hour session features three members of the Specialty Food Association sharing tips on cost savings, effective lead follow-up, sustainable exhibiting and pointers ...
The Summer Fancy Food Show has made the BizBash list of New York's Top 100 Events for the first time. The show, now in its 59th year, is returning to its longtime home at the Javits Center in New York after relocating to Washington, D.C., ...
The Specialty Food Association is unveiling its new brand, Specialty Food: Craft. Care. Joy.
Alfred Ciccotelli, Sr., 86, founder and chairman of Cento Fine Foods, died May 6, about one month from the company’s 50th anniversary, at his home in New Jersey.
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