The specialty food industry is expected to expand over the next five years as economic conditions improve following the COVID-19 pandemic and more Americans develop a taste for specialty, premium, or all-natural foods. Specialty food sales hit $158.4 billion in 2019, a 10.7 percent increase since 2017. Foodservice and online sales continued to be bright […]
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As one of the oldest tea companies in the U.S., Connecticut’s Simpson & Vail is anything but your ordinary tea and coffee shop. Shoppers can sip on some tea or coffee and enjoy the scenic views of the lake just outside the store while they meander around a multitude of flavored tea, coffee, tea pots […]
It already feels like summer in some states, while the rest of us… still have a ways to go for it to feel like summer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t prepare! In fact, according to our Ultimate Retail Calendar, retailers should already be buying summer products. Are you prepared? If not, it’s totally cool, […]
Fixated on great taste and clean eating, Built by Bees delivers a healthy and delicious gourmet product lineup of compelling raw honey-based products. With a variety of offerings ranging from honey balsamic vinegars to whipped and infused honeys, they offer excellent products and packaging with attractive price points for both retailers and consumers. All products […]
Big players in the beverage industry have been dipping their toes into the CBD business, infusing their beverages with the hot commodity. The Alkaline Water Company and New Age Beverages announced this year that they will be expanding into the CBD-infused space, and other brands are sure to follow in their footsteps. These infused beverages […]
This month we sat down and had a chinwag over a proper cup of tea with Lisa and Nigel Whitmore, proprietors of local Connecticut retailer UK Gourmet.
Since 1948, Rada Cutlery has supplied over 150 million pieces of Made in the U.S.A. cutlery and kitchen supplies. They offer everything from individual knives, cooking utensils, stoneware, gift sets, cookbooks, and quick mixes.
“30% of homes in America have built-in counter soap dispensers,” explains Top Soap creator Michael Graziani. “Everyone who has one knows how much of a pain it is to refill.
“The ranch was started by my Great Uncle Ken in 1959,” says Pearson Ranch President Marvin Cromwell.
Extra virgin olive oil is a staple ingredient for many households, and if you are a retailer who carries this product you know how important it can be to your customers.