Specialty Food Magazine

MAY-JUN 2013

Specialty Food Magazine is the leading publication for retailers, manufacturers and foodservice professionals in the specialty food trade. It provides news, trends and business-building insights that help readers keep their businesses competitive.

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ABOUT OUR WRITERS Specialty Food Magazine is pleased to publish insightful and actionable articles from leading journalists and retail practitioners. SPECIALTY FOOD MAGAZINE® EDITOR ASSOCIATE EDITOR Contributors include: JULIE BESONEN Foods in Focus, Store Tour Food editor for Paper magazine and restaurant columnist for nycgo.com ART DIRECTOR BUYERS' PICKS FOOD TRENDS SPECIALTY FOOD NEWS PREPARED FOOD FOCUS CHEESE FOCUS LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY NEWS THE EDUCATED RETAILERS' GUIDE DINA CHENEY Product Roundup Author of Tasting Club, whose work has appeared in Every Day with Rachael Ray, Cooking Light, Fine Cooking and Bon Appetit MARSHA ECHOLS Legislative & Regulatory News Legal advisor for the Specialty Food Association PRODUCTION DIRECTOR Phyllis Jefferson pjefferson@specialtyfood.com Denise Purcell Eva Meszaros Maria San Andres Nicole Potenza Denis Denise Shoukas Robyn Pforr Ryan Joanna Pruess Janet Fletcher Marsha Echols Ari Weinzweig CIRCULATION MANAGER David Harrell dharrell@specialtyfood.com DIGITAL PLATFORMS MANAGER Dennis Marrero dmarrero@specialtyfood.com JANET FLETCHER Cheese Focus Weekly cheese columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and author of Cheese & Wine: A Guide to Selecting, Pairing and Enjoying SHIRA NANUS Retailer Awards Specialty Food Association communications intern OFFICERS President Ann G. Daw Senior Vice President, Media Chris Crocker Senior Vice President, Sales & Exhibitions Chris Nemchek Vice President, Communications, Education, Government and Industry Relations Ron Tanner Vice President, Finance & Administration Michael A. Tuccillo HANNAH O'DONNELL Retailer Awards Specialty Food Association education intern BOARD OF DIRECTORS Chairman: Mike Silver, Neomonde Baking Company, Inc. Vice Chairwoman: Shawn McBride, Foah International, LLC Treasurer: Becky Renfro Borbolla, Renfro Foods, Inc. Secretary: Matt Nielsen, Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, Inc. Past Chairman: Dennis Deschaine, Al Dente, Inc. ROBYN PFORR RYAN Specialty Food News Freelance writer whose work has appeared in Redbook and Brainchild William (Pete) Booker III, Smithfield Specialty Foods Group Dan W. Dowe, Artisanal Cheese, LLC Cara Figgins, Partners, a tasteful choice co. Case D. Fischer, Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods, Inc. Deborah Holt, ripple brand collective, LLC NICOLE POTENZA DENIS Buyers' Picks, Candy Counter Contributing editor to Specialty Food Magazine NASFT RETAILER NETWORK ADVISORY COUNCIL Maren Ammerman, A Southern Season Greg O'Neill, Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Dennis Deschaine, Al Dente, Inc. Bread & Wine Natalie King, Stonewall Kitchen Jon Pruden, Taste Unlimited Emilio Mignucci, Di Bruno Bros. Bob Sickles, Sickles Market Sam Mogannam, Bi-Rite Market Linda Sikorski, The Pasta Shop Phillip Myers, Central Market Richard Tarlov, Canyon Market Larry Uhl, West Point Market JOANNA PRUESS Prepared Food Focus Contributor to The New York Times and former director of the Cooking Studio at Kings Supermarkets DENISE SHOUKAS Food Trends, Retailer Awards, Research Spotlight, Q&A Contributing editor to Specialty Food Magazine ARI WEINZWEIG The Educated Retailers' Guide Co-owner of Zingerman's Delicatessen in Ann Arbor, Mich., and author of Zingerman's Guide to Good Leading, Part 2: A Lapsed Anarchist's Approach to Being a Better Leader SUBSCRIBER SERVICES: Specialty Food Magazine, PO Box 46108, Plymouth, MN 55446; subscriberservice@specialtyfood.com; 800.869.6882 POSTAL INFORMATION: Specialty Food Magazine® (ISSN 1539-1477) VOL. 43, No. 4 is published monthly—with combined issues in January/February, May/June, July/August and November/December—as a service to the industry by the Specialty Food Association, 136 Madison Ave., 12th Floor, New York, NY 10016. Phone: 212.482.6440; specialtyfood.com. Periodicals postage rate is paid at New York, NY, and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Specialty Food Magazine, Subscriber Services, PO Box 46108, Plymouth, MN 55446. PUBLICATIONS MAIL AGREEMENT NO. 4133555. IMEX, STATION A, PO BOX 54, WINDSOR ON N9A 6J5. Subscription price: $50 per year. © 2013 Specialty Food Association. All rights reserved. 2 Natalie J. King, Stonewall Kitchen Patricia N. Lobel, Avenue Gourmet Sam Mogannam, Bi-Rite Market Jack Porter, KeHe Distributors LLC Stewart H. Reich, Hanson Faso Sales & Marketing Brad Van Dam, Marich Confectionery Co. ❘ SPECIALTY FOOD MAGAZINE ❘ specialtyfood.com facebook.com/craftcarejoy

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