Category Archives: Specialty Food and Beverage – Industry Trends and News

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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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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Applications Opens for Second Annual Good Food 100 Restaurants™ List

Revolutionary Rating System Measures Impact of Chefs and Restaurants on Economy and Good Food Systems.  Deadline May 1, 2018. Attention chefs and restaurants! The Good Food Media Network has opened the application period for the second annual Good Food 100 Restaurants™ list, a … Continue reading

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Taliera on Hunt for New Brands for Expansion

Founder & CEO J Smoke Wallin focusing on next growth brands for national and regional expansion after successfully rolling out Beach Whiskey and American Harvest nationally Taliera announced today it is actively building its portfolio of iconic beverage brands after … Continue reading

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