2025 Winter Fancy Food Show

Las Vegas is a gambling mecca, but specialty food industry professionals know that the Winter Fancy Food Show is always a winning bet!
Announcing the 2024 Gold Award winners

2024 sofi Awards

Congratulations to the winning specialty food and beverage makers whose outstanding products won top marks from our judging panel of food experts, buyers, influencers, and media! Get to know the winners across 48 different categories.

about the SFA

The SFA staff
Hello! We are the Specialty Food Association (SFA)

The SFA is the not-for-profit trade association of the $207-billion specialty food industry. Founded in 1952 and representing more than 3,800 businesses, SFA's membership program facilitates and champions industry participation and success for a diverse community of food makers, buyers, importers, distributors, and service providers from all over the world and all walks of life.

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    Learning Center

    Discover our industry-leading resources, including monthly category reports, courses, webinars, the State of the Specialty Food Industry report, and more.
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    State of the Specialty Food Industry Report

    Get Business Intel to Drive Your Growth!
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    Maker Prep - 12 Part Online Course

    We know you’re busy, so we put everything you need to know about the specialty food industry in one place. Our Maker Prep course offers guidance, community, and educational resources to help you succeed.
2024 Summer Specialty Food Magazine

specialty food magazine

2024 Summer

The Summer Fancy Food Show edition of Specialty Food features SFA’s 2024 sofi Gold Award recipients, profiles of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award winners and Hall of Fame inductees, and highlights from SFA’s State of the Specialty Food Industry report, 2024-25 Edition.

Also featured are Q&As with Show speakers, Show news, and unique food destinations in and around New York City, home of the 68th Summer Fancy Food Show.