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N.C. Specialty Foods Association celebrates 25 years

By on May 6, 2019

The N.C. Specialty Foods Association celebrated its 25th anniversary last month with a reception at the Angus Barn in Raleigh. The group, which promotes locally made gourmet food and specialty products, held its inaugural meeting at the Angus Barn on

Winners named in N.C. Specialty Foods Association’s 2018 Product Competition

By on September 27, 2018

The N.C. Specialty Foods Association announced winners in its 2018 Product Competition, held Sept. 7 in Bermuda Run. This year’s competition was one of the largest yet, with 82 entries submitted across seven categories. Mike D’s BBQ was named Grand

Specialty Foods highlighted at Southern Christmas Show

By on November 12, 2015

The N.C. Specialty Foods Association kicked off its fifth year exhibiting at the Southern Christmas Show this week. The association’s shop, “@ The Market,” features more than two dozen N.C. companies. “We’re selling the best products North Carolina has to

Eight N.C. specialty food companies compete in national contest

By on July 14, 2014

We all know that when you want the best that’s Grown, Raised, Caught or Made,  it’s Got To Be NC! Now let’s let the rest of the nation know. Eight North Carolina food companies are competing in the national Specialty

Carolina Table Salt and Red Clay Gourmet take top honors in N.C. Specialty Foods Association contest

By on April 30, 2014

Bacon jam and pimento cheese won over the judges of the 2014 Product Awards at the N.C. Specialty Foods Association’s spring conference held last week in Raleigh. In addition to the competition, the spring conference featured workshops, guest speakers and

Specialty foods showcased at Southern Christmas Show

By on November 20, 2013

If you attend the final weekend of the Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte, be on the lookout for @ The Market N.C. Specialty Foods exhibit. The store features more than 200 items produced locally by 34 food businesses from across

Food Business Almanac: Product Design

By on June 24, 2013

NCDA&CS food business specialist Annette Dunlap offers resources that agribusiness owners and food entrepreneurs can use to grow and manage their business. Annette is available for free one-on-one consultations and can assist business owners with financial and market planning through

N.C. Specialty Foods Association announces 2013 Product Awards finalists

By on May 6, 2013

Last month, the N.C. Specialty Foods Association held its spring conference in Raleigh. The event included workshops, guest speakers and networking opportunities for food businesses from across the state. In addition, the association held its 2013 Product Awards, a competition

It’s Got to Be NC at Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte

By on November 7, 2012

The Southern Christmas Show has been a holiday shopping tradition in the Queen City for 45 years. This year, shoppers will be able to add a local touch to their holiday celebrations with a variety of food and agriculture products

Winners announced in N.C. specialty foods competition

By on October 3, 2012

On Sept. 10, dozens of specialty food businesses gathered in Raleigh for the N.C. Specialty Foods Association’s annual fall conference. The organization promotes the specialty foods industry in the state and offers opportunities for owners to develop and improve their