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 […]
Our future generations matter, and supporting Made in USA companies can further contribute to a brighter and more stable future for the entire country. Independent retailers are the first to know how much of an impact buying local can have on both the community and surrounding economy. Buying from local suppliers has the exact same […]
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 […]
Precision Products LLC, dba Freeheart Drinkware has acquired the Signature Tumblers brand and company of Hopkins, Minnesota, a long standing leading provider of innovative drinkware containers, primarily under the Signature® Tumbler brand. Signature Tumblers has been one of the go-to firms in the double-walled drinkware category for over 20 years. Its quality products have been […]
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.
Noteworthy Chocolates is not your regular chocolate shop. They create custom chocolate engravings with a personalized messaged from the first glance to the last bite.
The Miami International Mart show brings to you the best in general merchandise, food, health & beauty, and much more.
Say the words ‘New England’ and your mind immediately conjures up images of quaint small towns, beautiful foliage, and fabulous regional products like maple syrup. For retailers interested in offering the unique and popular items made in this gorgeous part of the country, The New England Made Giftware & Specialty Food Show is for you.