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E. Liz Sloan

A. Elizabeth Sloan

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    Two years and counting after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, consumer passion for culinary excitement, healthier eating, and new products that suit a post-pandemic lifestyle continue to generate more premium food and beverage opportunities. In fact, the $170 billion specialty foods category is projected to hit a compound annual growth rate of 4.5% from 2021–2025, according to the Specialty Food Association (SFA).

    Despite an increase in value-driven behaviors, indulgence in superpremium/premiu…

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    A. Elizabeth Sloan, PhD, a member of IFT and contributing editor of Food Technology, is president, Sloan Trends Inc., Escondido, Calif. ([email protected]).

    E. Liz Sloan