Lakewood Brewing Co. is more than doubling the size of its brewery and partnering with its first third-party distributor.
Extending its push for stricter naming conventions on American-made foods, the European Union is now aiming for the meat market.
Marani Brands started national distribution through Restaurant Depot at over 30 locations.
Craft brewers are calling out powerful distributors for racketeering.
Availability of Torie & Howard’s organic and kosher certified hard candy continues to expand with the addition of new distribution in eastern and western states and new retail placements across the country, including in Wegmans and Sprouts.
Freetail Brewing Co. will sell its lagers and ales through wholesale distribution channels for the first time due to changes in Texas law that allows brew pubs to sell their beers off-site.
Some of the world’s finest and freshest foods come through this century-old wholesaler and retailer’s Massachusetts warehouse. And if the owners can’t find what a customer needs, they’ll grow it.
Does featuring locally sourced ingredients on your shelves and menus drive business? Or does it just increase costs and cause other business challenges? Restaurateurs and retailers share their experience with the benefits and obstacles of keeping it close to home.
Following approval of the Farm Bill in February, members of the specialty food trade shared their reactions and thoughts on what the new law, expected to save about $16.6 billion over the next 10 years, means for the industry.
The specialty food trade again reports healthy sales growth, according to the “State of the Specialty Food Industry 2014” report, compiled by the Specialty Food Association and Mintel International. Dollar sales for retail and foodservice grew 18.4 percent, our annual report reveals.
Connecticut lawmakers passed legislation that would increase the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017.
After years of testing, a Canadian company, Okanagan Specialty Fruits, filed an application with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in February 2012 for “deregulation,” which would permit unrestricted cultivation and marketing of Arctic Apple.
Supporters argue it's good for the industry and the consumer, but the EU’s proposal on restricting naming conventions for cheeses could result in consumer confusion and hardship among American cheesemakers.
Rick Osborn, owner of the distribution center Central Coast Specialty Foods in Santa Maria, Calif., will open a storefront in Lompoc, Calif.
Why to do it, and what it takes to be successful in the club markets.
The Specialty Food Association has announced acclaimed pastry chef Dominique Ansel will host this year's sofi Awards, taking place during the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City.
If you are a producer of specialty foods or beverages, chances are you have faced product diversion, or will at some point.
Artisanal Cheese, distributor of high-quality cheeses with a wine bar and bistro in New York City, will host its fourth annual Grilled Cheese Competition on National Grilled Cheese Day, Saturday, April 12.
Diversion—the practice in which merchandise intended for a particular distribution channel is shifted to be sold in another without the knowledge or permission of the primary vendor—is a growing concern for the specialty food trade. Diverting fosters financial unpredictability and potential brand-value erosion for manufacturers. ...
President Obama will direct the U.S. Labor Department to review overtime regulations that exempt many salaried workers from earning overtime wages.
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