Category Archives: Specialty Food – Industry Trends and News

Brewers Association Launches New Diversity and Inclusion Event Grants Program

  The Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—today launched a new grant program to fund local and regional events that intentionally promote and foster a more diverse and inclusive craft beer community. Funding priorities include events that … Continue reading

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2018 Trade Shows Wrap-Up

By Wilbert Jones Each year between the months of March and June, the city of Chicago hosts some of the most important global trade shows associated with the hospitality industry. Attendees worldwide flock to this windy city to learn about … Continue reading

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Food Starter Partners with Fiera Foods to Empower Female Entrepreneurs

Food Starter, a startup food incubator and accelerator in Toronto, and Fiera Foods, a globally successful Canadian food manufacturer, have announced the launch of The Women in Food Rise Up Fund. The three-year startup growth fund, Rise Up, presented by Fiera … Continue reading

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2019 Good Food Award Entry Period Now Open

Accepting entries July 2-31, including new Snacks category July 2 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, spirits and (new this year) snacks. The … Continue reading

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New Brewing Courses, Online Courses from UC Davis Extension

This summer, take your craft to the next level with new courses in sensory science and consumer research, brewing chemistry and online courses in beer quality. As one of the world’s most respected providers of brewing programs, UC Davis Extension … Continue reading

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