Foodservice turns up competitive heat on retail stores
Source: Specialty food market stays on growth path
The size of the specialty food market, the top-selling categories and a shift in consumer habits and preferences were just a few of the topics touched on in The State of Specialty Food Industry report published by The Specialty Food Association (SFA) along with research firms Mintel and SPINS/IRI this month.
Source: Report: Specialty Food Industry Continues Steady Growth | NOSH
Gen X and millennials have unseated baby boomers to become the biggest force behind specialty food trends, and plant-based is the fastest growth category.
Source: Gen X, millennials are a growing force behind fancy food trends | SmartBrief