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.
The specialty food manufacturer and retailer is teaming up with Centre Partners to take the business to the next level, with Centre's John Stiker as the new CEO.
Lawmakers are addressing the details of Vermont's GMO food-labeling law through a series of public hearings.
Cheeses gaining attention among retailers include (top to bottom): Big Woods Blue from Shepherd’s Way; Bavarian Limburger; Rush Creek Reserve from Upland Cheese; Swiss Försterkäse; Wavreumont sheep’s milk cheese from Belgium; and Dante sheep’s milk from Sheep Dairy.
Market researcher Mintel International recently asked a sample of consumers who cook at least half of their meals at home and who use store-bought dressings and marinades if purity claims were important to them. One in four of these consumers cited claims such as “natural” ...
China may be the next big global market for olive oil.
U.S. chocolate demand is still growing, despite higher prices due to disruptions in production, including the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Americans are willing to spend 31 percent more per week on responsibly produced groceries, according to the Conscious Consumer Study by Gibbs-rbb Strategic Communications.
Women will shape the future of the adult beverage industry, according to a new report from Technomic.
At the outset of the Great Depression, Rose Biggi started Beaverton Foods selling horseradish door to door. Today the company garners more than $25 million in sales every year, selling 600 SKUs of mustards, salsas, sauces, and, of course, horseradish.
What began as a you-pick-’em raspberry farm has grown into a multimillion-dollar business with products sold in specialty stores around the world.
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Whether they are crunchy or chewy, beautifully decorated or pleasingly simple, cookies continue to be a go-to treat for shoppers. Learn how innovative flavors and better-for-you ingredients are driving sales in this increasingly strong category.
The star of many holidays throughout the year, chocolates have special privileges during the winter season.