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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
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While the show is still a few months away, now is the time to start making the most of it.
The Specialty Food Foundation’s first volunteer event, Embrace Hunger Relief Day, took place on Friday and attracted members across the country.
Greg O’Neill of Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine in Chicago has been elected to the Specialty Food Association’s Board of Directors by the Retailer Network Committee as its Board representative.
Thirteen members are exhibiting in the Association’s pavilion at SIAL Paris, Oct. 19–23.
More than 75 specialty food professionals participated in the Association’s Go to Market education conference in Sonoma, Calif., last week.
Friday marked the first-ever Embrace Hunger Relief Day, a day dedicated to recognizing, celebrating, and supporting hunger relief efforts in the U.S.
Specialty food communities around the country are volunteering today to promote hunger relief and food recovery efforts. Share how you embrace hunger relief with the hashtag #EHRD.
The Specialty Food Association is a sponsor of Made in New York, a special event from Crain’s New York Business for area food and beverage companies and related businesses.
Today is the last day to sign up for the Specialty Food Association’s regional share group in Portland, Ore., to be held this Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods.
Tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 7, is the deadline to sign up for organized events this Friday's Embrace Hunger Relief Day.
Nominate yourself or your fellow peers for the third annual Specialty Food Association's Leadership Awards.
On Friday, Oct. 10, the Specialty Food Foundation is hosting its first-ever volunteer event, Embrace Hunger Relief Day.
Two regional share groups presented by the Specialty Food Association are coming up.
Hunger and food insecurity issues in the U.S. have gained national attention in recent years, with an onslaught of films, books, and campaigns spearheaded by the likes of celebrity chefs and First Lady Michelle Obama.