Speciality http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6716/more en Tony Caputo’s, Southern Season host chocolate appreciation classes http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/tony-caputo-s-southern-season-host-chocolate-appreciation-classes <div class="node-body article-body">Retailers are increasing sales of high-end premium chocolate by using in-store classes to educate their customers about the category’s value.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/tony-caputo-s-southern-season-host-chocolate-appreciation-classes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/tony-caputo-s-southern-season-host-chocolate-appreciation-classes#comments Center Store Speciality Southern Season Online 2014 Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:05:00 +0000 480771 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Southern Season usually holds chocolate classes around Valentine&#39;s Day and the December holidays.</p> Gallery: Fancy Foods http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-fancy-foods <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Special Food Association’s Fancy Food Show featured 2,400 exhibitors from 80 countries and regions — and 180,000 products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-fancy-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-fancy-foods#comments Speciality Photo Gallery 2014 Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:06:00 +0000 480261 at http://supermarketnews.com Beer, wine used in recipes for packaged food http://supermarketnews.com/beverage/beer-wine-used-recipes-packaged-food <div class="node-body article-body">Alcohol-infused jams, candy, ice cream — even pickles — are a specialty food trend, according to products showcased at the Special Food Association’s Fancy Food Show, which ran June 29 through Tuesday in New York.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/beverage/beer-wine-used-recipes-packaged-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/beverage/beer-wine-used-recipes-packaged-food#comments Latest News Beverage Center Store Speciality Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:19:00 +0000 480051 at http://supermarketnews.com Marez joins Organic Trade Association http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/marez-joins-organic-trade-association <div class="node-body article-body">The Organic Trade Association announced Monday that Monique Marez is joining its staff as senior manager for international trade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/marez-joins-organic-trade-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/marez-joins-organic-trade-association#comments Latest News Executive Changes Produce Speciality Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:33:00 +0000 478911 at http://supermarketnews.com Fresh & Easy expands Wild Oats line http://supermarketnews.com/latest-news/fresh-easy-expands-wild-oats-line <div class="node-body article-body">Fresh & Easy, El Segundo, Calif., said Thursday it is partnering with Wild Oats to introduce several new organic and fresh food products under the Wild Oats label. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/latest-news/fresh-easy-expands-wild-oats-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/latest-news/fresh-easy-expands-wild-oats-line#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Speciality Arizona California Fresh & Easy Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Natural Nevada 2014 Fri, 13 Jun 2014 02:09:00 +0000 477901 at http://supermarketnews.com Millennials leave primary channel to shop deli, bakery http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/millennials-leave-primary-channel-shop-deli-bakery <div class="node-body article-body">Many Millennial shoppers look for items in dairy, deli and bakery outside of their primary store, The Hartman Group CEO Laurie Demeritt said in a session at IDDBA’s Dairy-Deli-Bake 2014 in Denver. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/millennials-leave-primary-channel-shop-deli-bakery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/millennials-leave-primary-channel-shop-deli-bakery#comments Consumer Trends Speciality Shopper Insights 2014 IDDBA Online 2014 Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 477041 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: SFA unveils contenders for Outstanding New Product sofi Award http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/gallery-sfa-unveils-contenders-outstanding-new-product-sofi-award <div class="node-body gallery-body">Category buyers from supermarket chains, several specialty retailers, executive chefs, food journalists and even a food historian, selected 10 finalists for the Specialty Food Association’s sofi Award.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/gallery-sfa-unveils-contenders-outstanding-new-product-sofi-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/gallery-sfa-unveils-contenders-outstanding-new-product-sofi-award#comments Beverage Center Store Speciality Photo Gallery Fri, 30 May 2014 15:29:00 +0000 476291 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Candy trends from NCA Sweets & Snacks Expo http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/gallery-candy-trends-nca-sweets-snacks-expo <div class="node-body gallery-body">A photo tour of the 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo presented by the National Confections Association</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/gallery-candy-trends-nca-sweets-snacks-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/gallery-candy-trends-nca-sweets-snacks-expo#comments Center Store Speciality Photo Gallery Fri, 23 May 2014 13:53:00 +0000 475841 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Snack trends from NCA Sweets & Snacks Expo http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-snack-trends-nca-sweets-snacks-expo <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo presented by the National Confectioners Association was expected to bring together this week in Chicago 15,000 manufacturers, buyers and industry leaders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-snack-trends-nca-sweets-snacks-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-snack-trends-nca-sweets-snacks-expo#comments Speciality Photo Gallery Thu, 22 May 2014 18:31:00 +0000 475761 at http://supermarketnews.com UNFI to buy specialty distributor Tony's Fine Foods http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/unfi-buy-specialty-distributor-tonys-fine-foods <div class="node-body article-body">United Natural Foods Inc. on Thursday said it had agreed to purchase California-based specialty foods distributor Tony’s Fine Foods for $195 million, with the intention of using the business as a platform to build a nationwide perimeter offering.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/unfi-buy-specialty-distributor-tonys-fine-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/unfi-buy-specialty-distributor-tonys-fine-foods#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Speciality Logistics Mergers & Acquisitions Steven Spinner United Natural Foods wholesalers Thu, 22 May 2014 16:15:00 +0000 475701 at http://supermarketnews.com