Specialty Food 2006 | The Olive Oil Source

Specialty Food 2006

Source: The Olive Oil Source
May 05, 2006

Specialty Food magazine documented their booming industry in the latest issue with new statistics: Specialty food sales at retail in 2005 totaled $34.8 billion, a jump of 15% over the year before. Natural food stores are the fastest growing retailer of specialty foods, a jump in 33% over year before. Condiments are the largest specialty food category with 21% of all sales. Nearly half of specialty food manufacturers recorded sales of less than $1million, 20% made less than $100,000. in annual sales.