Specialty Food Magazine

JAN-FEB 2012

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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Eye-Appealing Asian Soups 94 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2012 CONTENTS VOL. 42, NO. 1 features 28 Retail Innovations and Formats to Watch Discover three trends retailers are exploring that may be worthwhile in your store. Plus, new formats in chain retailing are making small the next big thing. 40 cheese focus Cheese Trend Outlook From American sheep's milk varieties to uncommon Swiss, Bavarian and Belgian offerings, learn which cheeses this year will demand attention—and room in every retailer's display. 48 candy counter Candy Forecast 2012 Confection manufacturers and retailers are focused on emerging flavors, remaking classics and reconsidering portion size. 58 profile Le Beau Market As other San Francisco stores come and go, this Nob Hill mer- chant holds its footing as a mainstay by engaging the community with good food and big ideas. RETAIL TRENDS WORTH BORROWING 28 65 the educated retailers' guide The Do's and Don'ts of Effective Leadership, Part 2 Uncover how to create a culture of responsibility, foster positive energy and be the kind of leader that attracts—and keeps—great employees. 72 natural selections Naked Wine What's in a name? Tat's something natural and organic winemakers are pondering as they strip their wines of excess chemicals and let the grapes do what comes naturally. Lotus Foods 119 40 76 product roundup Boozy Condiments Te complex flavors of liquor, beer and wine have inspired producers to come up with award-winning twists on classic condiments for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Cheeses to Watch 80 foods in focus Japan's Specialty Foods As the one-year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami approaches, importers, distributors, manufacturers and retailers discuss how Japan's specialty food trade is faring—as well as which products are up and coming stateside. 88 product roundup The Bees Knees of Honey Tese raw and minimally processed products get their complex flavors from the local terroir where the bees feed. 91 category spotlight Emerging Olive Oils from North Africa Tunisia and Morocco are reinventing their olive oil businesses from bulk export to branded products, plus, three other oil-producing countries to watch. Upscale Retro Candy 48

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