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

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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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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