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Specialty Food Association Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief

Dec 16, 2015

The Specialty Food Association will induct 47 people into its Hall of Fame during its Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco's Moscone Center Jan. 17-19.

Hall of famers "have been instrumental in building and shaping the $109 billion specialty food industry into the thriving business it is today," according to the association.

For the full list, click here. Inductees include Gene Biggi of Beaverton Foods Inc., Jack Kalajian of Near East, Larry La Pare and Joe Zander of Liberty Richter, Bill and Jack Renfro of Renfro Foods Inc. and Ron Rubin of The Republic of Tea.