Specialty Food Magazine

Spring 2020

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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S H A R O N D E C AT O V I C E P R E S I D E N T O F H U M A N R E S O U R C E S , S T O N E WA L L K I T C H E N G R E G O R Y D I D I O H U M A N R E S O U R C E S , N U G G E T M A R K E T S M E L A N I E D U L B E C C O C E O , T O R A N I A Job Seeker's Market COMPILED AND EDITED BY JULIE GALLAGHER In an e ort to attract the most qualifi ed job candidates, specialty food producers and retailers are o ering competitive pay, generous benefi ts, and special perks. S pecialty Food asked two food makers and a retailer how they draw potential employees and keep them engaged, once hired. They represent York, Maine-based specialty food and home goods producer, Stonewall Kitchen; family owned and operated Nugget Markets, a Woodland, Calif.- based specialty retailer; and Torani, a San Francisco-based B Corp. that produces syrups, sauces, and other specialty products. Sharon Decato, vice president of human resources, Stonewall Kitchen For any business to be successful, a company should always value and prioritize who makes that happen: the employees. As a leader in our industry we want to offer competitive benefits to attract the best talent in their respective fields. We've created an attractive benefits package for candidates' consideration because we know that while we interview candidates, they are also interviewing us. This is a really tough job market so we have to have exceptional benefits and incentives, job flexibility, growth opportunities, and a structured but fun work culture. These are all points of consideration when thinking about the hiring and retention of employees. The benefits we offer are designed so that our employees feel secure in aspects of their life that are most important. We offer excellent medical insurance with a substantial company contribution, paid time off, company paid short-term and long-term disability, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, and voluntary What benefits does your company offer to attract and retain top talent? Q: SPECIALTY FOOD SPECIALTYFOOD.COM SPECIALTY FOOD MAKER

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