Specialty food sales hit $120.5 billion in the U.S. in 2015, according to this year’s State
of the Specialty Food Industry report, produced by the Specialty Food Association
ARE YOU LISTED? New “get real. get Maine” Service Provider Directory Connects Service Providers and Farmers.
The get real. get Maine! branding program, sponsored by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, hosts www.getrealmaine.com a free promotional website that annually connects thousands of consumers to producers all over the State of Maine who list their food, farm and forest products. www.getrealmaine.com also helps consumers locate and visit farmers’ markets, agricultural fairs or agricultural events, and offers farmers informational resources. Now, www.getrealmaine.com offers Maine’s agricultural and small business service providers membership to a Service Provider Directory that aims to help farmers and consumers reach out to Maine’s wonderfully varied and diverse agricultural business community.