The Specialty Food Association announced the 2017 sofi Award winners, honoring the best specialty food innovations of the year. The 154 producers cover the gamut of food from sauces to desserts to savory snacks in 39 different categories.
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Winners will be honored at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City June 25-27 where for the first time in the awards 45-year history, SFA will announce a sofi Product of the Year.
"The 2017 sofi Award winners are the perfect representation of everything that the specialty food industry stands for," said Phil Kafarakis, president of the Specialty Food Association. Kafarakis was joined by food industry icon Sara Moulton to announce this year's winners from One World Observatory, atop One World Trade Center. "They represent the devotion to excellence, great tastes, and innovation that fuels our industry. Today's consumers are driving our growth across every channel: retail, e-commerce, foodservice. Wherever you find great food, chances are you're tasting a specialty food product."