Specialty Food Magazine

JUL-AUG 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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28 60 the future of food shopping 109 82 cheese inventory management van leeuwen ice cream the many faces of urban farming JULY/AUGUST 2013 CONTENTS VOL. 43, NO. 5 features 28 The Future of Food Shopping Is Here From hologram greeters to virtual stores at commuter rail stations, new technology is changing how customers interact with their food merchants. 44 profile Russ & Daughters: A New York Institution Tis authentic Jewish appetizing store on New York's Lower East Side approaches its 100th year with the fourth generation at its helm. 60 cheese focus The Inventory Sweet Spot Five cheesemongers talk about their strategies for keeping their counters stocked and selling. 70 candy counter Stout Companions Te complementary and contrasting favors that beer and candy combinations convey are helping confectioners brew new treats with a kick. 10 buyers' picks 82 natural selections The New Farmers Retailers, restaurateurs and hoteliers are working their own felds, whether it's the back 40 or a greenhouse on the 40th foor. 92 the educated retailers' guide Building a Creative Culture Follow these 9 guidelines to build a work environment that fuels creativity and fosters innovation and fun. 103 product roundup Salty Snack Chips Innovative companies are reinventing this snacking standby with an array of unique ingredients and favors and an eye toward healthfulness. 106 product roundup Herbal Infusions Herbs and foral ingredients are popping up in such unexpected places as cookies, soda, confections and dressings. 109 store snapshots Born in Brooklyn A cheese shop, an ice cream producer and an eco-conscious market expanded their reach into Manhattan. Read about their growing pains and successes. 117 product roundup Mixer Makeovers Help customers get the at-home happy hour right with a bevy of new drink mixers, syrups and seasonings. mixer makeovers 117 On the cover: Josh Russ Tupper and Niki Russ Federman, Russ & Daughters Photo: Rebecca McAlpin

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