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December 7, 2015

What Does 2016 Hold For The Food Industry?

The only thing that stays the same is change – isn’t that how the saying goes?  Food is no different so let’s take a look at how the food industry is predicted to change in 2016.   Based on interviews with several experts in the food and consumer goods industries, we believe the following 5…

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January 20, 2015

Specialty Food 2015 Plate Of The Union Report

What does the coming year hold for specialty food entrepreneurs?  Check out one of Small Food Business’ most popular items – the annual Plate of the Union report.  This free report contains information about the macro economic and consumer behavior factors that will impact the US specialty food industry in 2015. 

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January 28, 2014

Specialty Food 2014 Plate Of The Union Report

What does the coming year hold for specialty food entrepreneurs?  Check out Small Food Business’ new 18-page Plate of the Union report for more information about the macro economic and consumer behavior factors that will impact the US specialty food industry in 2014. 

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March 7, 2013

Food Businesses Shouldn’t Underestimate Farmers’ Markets

We getting close to that time when Summer farmers’ market applications are due.  For some small food businesses the farmers’ market circuit is the mainstay of your business but for others they may feel like they’ve ‘outgrown’ this retail venue.  If you’re in the latter group perhaps you ought to reconsider.  

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August 21, 2012

Farmers’ Markets – There An App For That

Perhaps not quite an app, but a new software company has a website that is focused on helping farmers’ market managers, farmers, and food producers lives easier while simultaneously helping customers learn about and stay in contact with their favorite local foods markets.

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