NASFT Presents Specialty Foods Awards

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Jul 17, 2002
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The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) presented awards at the its Meet the TasteMakers Reception in conjunction with the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York.

The NASFT’s Product Award Competition winners were selected from 3,000 product entries submitted by 1,400 specialty food companies.

Cypress Grove Chevre received the Outstanding New Product 2002 award from for its Midnight Moon firm goat milk cheese. Cypress Grove also received the Outstanding Cheese or Dairy award for its Humboldt Fog soft-ripened, double-rind goat cheese.

Moderator Comment: Three questions:


  1. Is there a market for gourmet products across socio-economic
    boundaries?




  2. How good a job do supermarkets do in discovering new
    and unusual food items for their consumers?




  3. How can stores promote these products (including developing
    their own store brands) to create a competitive point of difference in the
    marketplace?


[George
Anderson – Moderator
]


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