Specialty Food Sales Near $ 150B: 2019 State of the Specialty Food Industry Report

The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) annual State of the Specialty Food Industry Report, issued today, reveals that specialty food remains one of the fastest-growing segments of the food business. Fueled by increasing interest from both consumers and retailers, total sales jumped 9.8 percent between 2016 and 2018, reaching $148.7 billion last year.

Specialty Food Association’s 2019 sofi Award Winners

Specialty Food Association (SFA) members around the world watched with anticipation this morning as the winners of the coveted 2019 sofi™ Awards were announced. In all, the 2019 sofi Awards honored 148 specialty food products with gold, silver, bronze, and best new product trophies.

Registration Now Open for the Specialty Food Association’s 65th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show

February 28, 2019 Specialty Food Association

The Specialty Food Association (SFA) returns to New York, NY June 23-25, 2019, with its 65th Summer Fancy Food Show. Held at the Jacob Javits Center, the largest specialty food and beverage trade show in North America will feature the latest in innovative specialty food products.

Specialty Food Association Trendspotters Reveal Winter Fancy Food Show Trends

February 1, 2019 Specialty Food Association

Doing good for the planet and its people led the trends as the Specialty Food Association’s Trendspotter Panel emerges from the 44th Annual Winter Fancy Food Show, held in San Francisco, CA, January 13-15. Armed with the 2019 Trends Preview, the Trendspotter Panel combed through over 90,000 products to identify the current and emerging trends within the $140 billion specialty food industry.

Specialty Food Association Hosted Top Industry Influencers at 2019 Winter Fancy Food Show

January 24, 2019 Specialty Food Association

“The Specialty Food Association is committed to connecting the industry. This year’s Winter Fancy Food Show was the most successful to date. We are drawing senior level buyers and key influencers from across the food industry,” said Phil Kafarakis, SFA president.