The fall issue of Specialty Food profiles the young entrepreneurs named to the 12 Under 35: Breakout Talent to Watch list. These enterprising individuals tout new product innovations and have seized opportunities during the pandemic to help the greater good.
Also named in this issue are the winners of the 2020 sofi Awards. More than 150 winners across 49 categories were selected in the Gold, Silver, Bronze, and New Product categories. These products are recognized for their culinary excellence and creativity.
More highlights from the fall issue:
Specialty Food Maker: This section, that includes topics and business news to help producers and suppliers build their operations and stay prepared for challenges, includes “6 Tips for Online Holiday Success,” and features makers’ stories of business continuity as part of “Plan B: Makers Shift Strategies in the Age of COVID-19.”
Category Spotlight: “The New Cocktail Culture” covers how new and easy-to-access forms of alcoholic beverages, along with their complementary food counterparts, will keep the booze boom going this holiday season.
Cheese Focus: “Truffle Cheeses Elevate the Holidays” focuses on how the cheeses, which have been on the rise year-round, are expected to climb even more dramatically this fourth quarter.
Category Education: Coffee consumption has shifted to home-brewing during the pandemic as cafes revamp operations, according to this report.
Product Profile: “King Arthur Flour Rebrands to Reflect Heritage and Community,” explores how the company that was established in 1790 has evolved with the times and fostered a love of baking amid the pandemic.