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Italian Food Corp. Debuts Tasto Balsamic Pearls Italian Food Corp. Debuts Tasto Balsamic Pearls

Italian Foods Corporation has introduced Tasto Balsamic Pearls, newly available in the United States and available now for shipments.

E-Commerce Site Launches with International, Ethnic Brands for US Market E-Commerce Site Launches with International, Ethnic Brands for US Market

International Food Club, an Orlando-area grocery store and warehouse, has launched a new e-commerce site, giving customers throughout the U.S. access to imported international food products.

EU, US Battle to Protect Use of Bologna, Bratwurst in Impending Trade Negations EU, US Battle to Protect Use of Bologna, Bratwurst in Impending Trade Negations

Extending its push for stricter naming conventions on American-made foods, the European Union is now aiming for the meat market.

New Leadership at A.G. Ferrari Sets Out to Revitalize Brand New Leadership at A.G. Ferrari Sets Out to Revitalize Brand

Bay Area specialty food retailer A.G. Ferrari recently announced a new leadership team as part of its ambitious program to revitalize and restore the 95-year-old brand as a true neighborhood cafe and purveyor of authentic, high-quality Italian fare.

Atalanta Cheeses Win Awards at WCCC Atalanta Cheeses Win Awards at WCCC

Atalanta cheesemakers took home eight awards from the World Championship Cheese Contest held in Wisconsin.

Sid Wainer & Son Sid Wainer & Son

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.

Industry Voices: Weighing In on the Farm Bill Industry Voices: Weighing In on the Farm Bill

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 Numbers Behind Our Industry The Numbers Behind Our 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.

CT to Increase Minimum Wage to $10.10 by 2017 CT to Increase Minimum Wage to $10.10 by 2017

Connecticut lawmakers passed legislation that would increase the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017.

Cheese Industry Embattled over EU Naming Proposal Cheese Industry Embattled over EU Naming Proposal

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.

Two Atalanta Products Recognized by FABI Awards Two Atalanta Products Recognized by FABI Awards

As the exclusive importer, Atalanta will receive 2014 Food & Beverage Innovations Awards for its Pivetti Skura Nera Pizza Flour and Sweety Drop Peppers.

BREAKING: Cronut Creator Dominique Ansel to Host 2014 sofi Awards BREAKING: Cronut Creator Dominique Ansel to Host 2014 sofi Awards

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.

Review of Overtime Pay Rules May Impact Salaried Workers Review of Overtime Pay Rules May Impact Salaried Workers

President Obama will direct the U.S. Labor Department to review overtime regulations that exempt many salaried workers from earning overtime wages.

South African Wine Crops Down After Record Year South African Wine Crops Down After Record Year

South Africa’s grape crop for wine production this year is expected to go down 5 percent from the record crop of 1.49 million tons produced in 2013.

End of Ethiopian Export Ban to Bring Teff Grain to Masses End of Ethiopian Export Ban to Bring Teff Grain to Masses

An Ethiopian grain called 'teff' is expected to be the next "super-food," once a ban on exports, which controls price hikes, is lifted.

Truly Good Foods to Open Distribution Center in Reno Truly Good Foods to Open Distribution Center in Reno

Truly Good Foods will open a new food distribution center in Reno, Nev. and will employ up to 15 locals in the next five years.

National Organic Standards Board Announces Meeting National Organic Standards Board Announces Meeting

USDA's AMS will hold a meeting of the National Organic Standards Board on April 29 - May 2.

FDA Study Finds BPA Risks Slim to None FDA Study Finds BPA Risks Slim to None

The plastic additive has had a bad rap for years, but a new study shows Bisephenol A, or BPA, may not be as bad as previously believed.

Executive Order to Streamline US Import-Export System Executive Order to Streamline US Import-Export System

President Obama will sign an executive order aimed at streamlining the export and import process for U.S. businesses.

Illinois Bill Proposes Tax on Sugary Drinks Illinois Bill Proposes Tax on Sugary Drinks

Illinois soda drinkers may soon have to pay more for drinks if a bill for tax on sugary beverages makes it through the Legislature.