Specialty foods sales are surging within the past three years.
Earning $140.3 billion in sales in 2017 alone.
Jerky and meat snacks, ready-to-drink coffee and tea, rice cakes, and water. What’s one thing that all these products have in common?
These are some of the specialty food categories that have seen the highest dollar growth from 2015 to 2017.
Overall, specialty food sales have risen 11 percent in the past three years, according to the Specialty Food Association. Raking in $140.3 billion last year, this segment has grown faster than all food sold at retail.