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  • Specialty platter
    Industry Operations June 22, 2024

    Members in the News: King Arthur Flour, Peanut Butter & Co., Lotus Foods

    Specialty Food Association members have recently been featured in news outlets as a way to celebrate Pride Month, the onset of summer, and other contributions to the industry.
  • Kale smoothie

    Report Cites Opportunities for Specialty CPG Innovation

    Opportunities abound for disruption in CPG categories such as functional juices, pickles, pasta, and other pantry staples, according to a new report from research firm SPINS.
  • Show Floor
    Industry Operations June 22, 2024

    Main Stage to Feature Big Industry Names, Insightful Sessions

    The Summer Fancy Food Show will feature a robust Main Stage educational series with big names including Jason Buechel, CEO of Whole Foods...
  • Upside cultivated meat pizza
    Industry Operations June 22, 2024

    Upside Foods to Unveil Pop-Up Ahead of Cultivated Meat Ban

    Cultivated meat company Upside Foods revealed it is hosting a pop-up event on June 27 to celebrate “the future of food and the importance of food freedom”...
  • DoorDash bag in restaurant
    Industry Operations June 22, 2024

    DoorDash Reveals Additional Restaurant Disaster Relief

    DoorDash and its partners Hello Alice and the Global Entrepreneurship Network recently launched the 2024-25 Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund...
  • Customers checking out at self-checkout

    Shoppers' Grocery Carts Shrink

    Americans are buying less for at the grocery store as a result of inflationary pressures...
  • Casual dining
    Industry Operations June 22, 2024

    Fast Food Diners Shift to Casual Chains

    Casual-dining chains are seeing an influx of customers disillusioned by higher fast-food prices, said the Olive Garden parent Darden Restaurants, Rick Cardenas in a Thursday earnings call...
  • Adam Brown

    Moving Product in Today’s World: Q&A With Adam Brown, Sircle Media

    Consumer purchasing behavior has evolved significantly in today’s retail landscape.
  • Summer Fancy Food Show

    Preview: Summer Fancy Food Show Trends

  • Brownies
    Industry Operations June 21, 2024

    Specialty Baked Goods, Mixes To Debut at Show

    Specialty food makers are streamlining the process of enjoying fresh baked goods with unique baking mixes and products that feel as if they are right from the oven.
  • SFA Logo

    SFA Names Board Officers, Directors

    As the Specialty Food Association gears up for its 68th Summer Fancy Food Show, it approved the board of directors for the 2023/2024 term at its Annual Member Meeting.
  • In memory with a candle burning
    Industry Operations June 21, 2024

    Former SFA Board Chair, Michael Silver, Dies

    Michael Silver, director of operations of Neomonde Baking Company, recently passed away. Silver was a former SFA board chair who served from 2012-2014 and a 2017 SFA Hall of Fame inductee.
  • SFA President Bill Lynch

    SFA President Shares Show Highlights

    SFA News Daily sat down with Specialty Food Association President Bill Lynch to discuss what attendees can expect as they head into the Summer Fancy Food Show.
  • The White House
    Industry Operations June 21, 2024

    White House: Grocery Inflation Has Cooled

    Grocery inflation is way down from its recent peak, some grocery prices have fallen, and because wage growth has been strong, grocery purchasing power is up...
  • {Plastic pillows on left, paper filler on right
    Industry Operations June 21, 2024

    Amazon Reveals Plastic Packaging Reduction Initiative

    Amazon recently revealed a sustainability-focused modification that replaced 95 percent of plastic air pillows with paper alternatives...