Specialty Food Association Trendspotter Panel Predicts Top 2023 Specialty Food Trends

October 27, 2022 Specialty Food Association

From Environmentally Friendly Foods to Alt Seafood and everything in between, the Specialty Food Association (SFA) Trendspotter Panel has predicted what will be hot in specialty food for 2023.

Specialty Food Association Releases 2022 Today’s Specialty Food Consumer Report

October 11, 2022 Specialty Food Association

The Specialty Food Association (SFA) has released its annual Today’s Specialty Food Consumer research, a complement to The State of the Specialty Food Industry Report. This year’s online consumer survey saw 23 questions asked of 1,630 adults (age 18+) who say they share in or take primary responsibility with grocery shopping in their household. The survey was conducted with SliceMR in July 2022 to understand the motivations and habits of specialty food consumers.

Specialty Food Association Summer Fancy Food Show Exhibitors Donate 112,000 Pounds of Specialty Food to City Harvest

The Specialty Food Association (SFA) Summer Fancy Food Show ran from June 12-14 at the Javits Center, and featured more than 1,900 companies from around the world. On the final day of the Show, exhibitors donated their surplus specialty food to City Harvest. This year, nearly 200 City Harvest volunteers collected 112,000 pounds of meat, cheese, specialty groceries, beverages, confections, and snacks.

Specialty Food Association Trendspotter Panel Selects Top Trends for 2022 Summer Fancy Food Show

The Specialty Food Association Trendspotter Panel tasted its way through the 66th Summer Fancy Food Show in search of products gaining prominence in the specialty food industry. The Show, which took place June 12-14 at the Javits Center in New York City, had over 1,700 exhibitors featuring specialty foods and beverages from around the world.

Sterling Caviar Wins Both the Gold Award in the Seafood Category and Product of the Year Award in sofi Awards

June 21, 2022 Sterling Caviar

STERLING CAVIAR Royal Grade has won the Product of the Year as part of the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) 2022 sofi™ Awards, a top honor in the $170.4 billion specialty food industry. This award followed Sterling Caviar’s win, last month, of the sofi™ Gold Award in the Seafood Category. This the first time in the history of the sofi™ Awards where caviar, as a first-time entry, has taken home the top Gold Award in the Seafood Category and Product of the Year.