Category Archives: Specialty Food – Industry Trends and News

Founder of Black-Owned Food and Beverage Solutions Provider Wins $25k Grant

Samia Bingham, founder of Flavors, a member-based, commercial kitchen and workplace incubator with a focus on elevating culinary entrepreneurs in underserved minority communities, has been awarded a grant for $25,000 by American Express and IFundWomen of Color. “We feel especially grateful … Continue reading

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Crowns & Hops Launch ‘The 8 Trill Pils Initiative

Initiative will promote that closing the racial equity gap has the potential to generate a $8 trillion GDP increase in the U.S. by 2050 Crowns & Hops, the LA-based Black-owned craft beer brand that founded the #BlackPeopleLoveBeer movement, is announcing … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Association Launches New Course: Professional Food Buyer. 100% Online

Step Up Your Game Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Make the commitment and earn your certification in Specialty Food Buying from Cornell and the Specialty Food Association This self-paced, online course is a game-changer. … Continue reading

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Tequila And Chicago Ideas Accepting “Elevator Pitches” To Get Your Big Idea Funded

During Chicago Ideas Week, Entrepreneurs Will Have a 40-Floor Elevator Ride to Convince Judges Their Business Idea is “A Shot Worth Taking” Hornitos® Tequila, a premium tequila brand that believes nothing great happens without taking a chance, today announced a … Continue reading

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2020 GOOD FOOD AWARDS ENTRY PERIOD NOW OPEN Accepting entries July 8-31, including new Grains category

July 8 marks the launch of a coast-to-coast call for entries of beer, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, cider, coffee, confections, elixirs, honey, fish, oils, pantry, pickles, preserves, snacks, spirits and (new this year) grains. The Good Food Awards celebrates the kind … Continue reading

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