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

The Latino Food Industry Association Announces Official Launch

Hispanics now spending at a higher rate on groceries, shopping perishables more frequently than other consumer groups in the U.S. Hispanic buying patterns will be revealed from Dr. David Hayes Bautista’s newly released report.
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Is Brewing Beer Your Dream Job?

The New Samuel Adams LongShot American Homebrew Contest is Helping Homebrewers Go Pro Contest Will Award “Brewership” and Scholarship at Renowned Brewing Institute to Help Homebrewers Pursue Brewing Professionally.
Since the Samuel Adams LongShot American Homebrew Contest was created 21 years ago to recognize … Continue reading

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2018 Good Food Award Entry Period Now Open

Accepting entries July 5-31, including new Elixirs category!
 Today marks the launch of a coast-to-coast call for entries of beer, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, cider, coffee, confections, honey, fish, oils, pantry, pickles, preserves, spirits and (new this year) elixirs. The Good Food … Continue reading

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A Look at How Food Incubators are Helping Entrepreneurs Scale Their Businesses

Originally posted by Soap Box Media
For the past decade, “eating local” has become a trend in both restaurants and in customer’s shopping habits. With that, our food economy has changed: Instead of focusing on superstores and hypermarkets, shopping patterns are … Continue reading

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Chobani Launches Second Food Incubator Class with Call for Applications

Targets food entrepreneurs seeking to grow natural & affordable food brands.
6 finalists to receive equity-free grants, mentorship & access to Chobani leadership team.

Chobani, LLC, maker of America’s #1 Greek Yogurt brand and the second largest overall yogurt manufacturer in the … Continue reading

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The Gourmet Retailer Editors Seek New Products

Deadline for consideration for the Sweet & Snacks, IDDBA and World Tea Expo show previews is April 4
Te Gourmet Retailer editors are seeking new products that will be introduced at upcoming tradeshows: IDDBA, Sweet & Snacks and World Tea Expo..
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TGR’s Kicks Off ACS Registration Giveaway

TGR is giving away 1 ACS registration, a $595 value.  Deadline extended to April 11.
We’re doing it again. For the fourth year, The Gourmet Retailer is giving away one free registration to the American Cheese Society Conference & Competition. The “Cheese with … Continue reading

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Calling the World’s Top Bartenders: elit® Ultra-Luxury Vodka on the Search for Martini Visionarieselit®

Ultra-luxury Vodka announces the highly anticipated return of elit® art of martini, the global, city-based cocktail competition to uncover the most innovative elit® martini cocktail in the world

elit® ultra-luxury vodka announces the return of the elit® art of martini competition, calling upon leading … Continue reading

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