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Specialty Food Sales Reach $148.7 Billion

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The sales of specialty food and beverages were $148.7 billion in 2018, according to The State of the Specialty Food Industry, 2019-2020 Edition from The Specialty Food Association and reported in the Summer 2019 issue of Specialty Food Magazine. That’s a 9.8% increase since...

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Specialty Food Sales Reach $148.7 Billion

The sales of specialty food and beverages were $148.7 billion in 2018, according to The State of the Specialty Food Industry, 2019-2020 Edition from The Specialty Food Association and reported in the Summer 2019...
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