For product launches, business innovations and a look at the rising stars in specialty foods, this is your supplier news resource. Read spotlights on the strategies of successful brands; keep up on who won top honors at major award events; and discover trending flavors and categories. Also find key regulatory news that can have an impact on your business, and don’t miss education and networking opportunities to boost your bottom line.
Tell Us: The Voice Of The Manufacturer
What are you planning to do differently in your business this year?As part of our 2013 State of the Specialty Food Industry Report, we surveyed manufacturers to hear their opinions on important issues facing the specialty food trade. See what they had to say about ...
What was your biggest success in 2012?As part of our 2013 State of the Specialty Food Industry Report, we surveyed manufacturers to hear their opinions on important issues facing the specialty food trade. See what they had to say about their biggest successes in 2012 ...
A bill to crack down on agricultural products that are falsely labeled under the “Jersey Fresh” program cleared the New Jersey Assembly May 20.
Brent Delman, founder of The Cheese Guy, Yonkers, N.Y., recently introduced goat cheese logs to his extensive product line. These fresh and creamy logs, are available in 4 ounces and 10.5 ounces, are all natural and made on small family farms. They come in original ...
Label-reading has infiltrated the candy aisle, with more consumers wanting cleaner ingredients even in their indulgences. But flavor punches still draw the masses, as candies get creative with salt, sour and downright surprising flavors. Here’s what you need to know.
For petite cheese shops, creating a niche can offer an edge in competing with larger retailers. Three purveyors share their experience keeping a tight focus, a handpicked selection and a loyal customer base.
Organic food is a $63 billion industry globally, according to the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements.
Children and teenagers are the prevalent consumers of this product assortment.
Two research studies sponsored by Wine Institute indicate that the sustainable and eco-friendly attributes of wine are important considerations when making purchasing decisions among key segments of wine consumers as well as the wine trade.
At least 17 birthday-cake flavored new products have hit the market over the past handful of years versus three the previous five years, reports research firm Datamonitor.
After a ten-year career in product management and marketing in New York, Tasia Malakasis enrolled at the Culinary Institute of America, but it was a trip to Dean & Deluca that changed her life. There she discovered Belle Chevre goat cheese, made in her hometown ...
Pamela Giusto-Sorrells was born into a family of natural foods entrepreneurs. Her grandparents bought a health-food store in San Francisco in 1940, which eventually became Giusto Specialty Foods. After college, Giusto-Sorrells decided to start her own venture, Pamela’s Products, to do what no one was ...
Operations And Business Building
Whether creating jobs, supporting the arts or driving up education advocacy, these companies develop their specialty products to do good, in the U.S. and beyond.
Dr. Otis W. Baskin of The Family Business Consulting Group Inc., answers questions from the specialty food trade in this recurring online feature. This month he tackles topics such as family businesses surviving fraud by a family member, handling varying risk comfort levels, and appropriate ...
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