The Five Top Trends At Fancy Food 2015

The Fancy Food Show always brings us the latest great trends in specialty foods and snacks. Here are the top five from this year’s show.

Gazpacho to Go


Tio Gazpacho – Gazpacho de Sol
Gina Cucina – Watermelon Habanero Gazpacho
Bodega & Co. Mucho Gazpacho – Green Gazpacho
The Splendid Spoon – Market Gazpacho

Can’t Beat Beets

Love Beets – Beet-Blueberry Bar
Health-Ade – Beet Kombucha
Eat Well Embrace Life – Beet Hummus
Gringo Jack’s – Beet, Orange & Quinoa Salsa

Flower Power


Belvoir Fruit Farms – Elderflower & Rose Lemonade
Masala Pop – Saffron Rose Popcorn
Rogue Creamery – La-Di-Da Lavender Cheese
Vosges Haut-Chocolat – Blood Orange Hibiscus Caramel Marshmallows

Cocktail Culture


Bissell Maple Farm – Pappy & Company Bourbon Barrel-Aged Syrup
Colonel Pabst – All Malt Amber-Lager Worcestershire Sauce
Brooklyn Brine Co. – Hop-Pickles
L.A. Creamery – Manhattan

The Maize Craze

imageKiddylicious – Sweetcorn Rice Rounds
Off the Cob – Sweet Corn Tortilla Chips
Pop Art Snacks – Tandoori Yogurt Popcorn
Pipsnacks – Pipcorn

About The Fancy Food Show

Sponsored by The Specialty Food Association, a New York nonprofit, and is the largest show in North America with over 1500 exhibitors. The show offers food and beverage entrepreneurs a chance to exhibit their products and meet with potential buyers and the press. In addition, there are classes to teach the exhibitors how to run a successful food business. The specialty food category typically encompasses food and beverages made in small batches with a focus on high quality ingredients. These fancy foods make up a $109 billion industry–a figure that’s up 19 percent since 2012 according to SFA’s research. Over 22,000 people attend each year.

About the Specialty Food Association

The Specialty Food Association is a thriving community of food artisans, importers and entrepreneurs who bring craft, care and joy to the distinctive foods they produce. Established in 1952 in New York, the not-for-profit trade association provides its 3,000 members in the U.S. and abroad the tools, knowledge and connections to champion and nurture their companies in an always-evolving marketplace. The Association (formerly the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc.) owns and produces the Winter and Summer Fancy Food Shows, and presents the sofi Awards honoring excellence in specialty food. Learn more at

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