Special sales for specialty spreads

Special sales for specialty spreads

At a time when almond, cashew, walnut and other nut butter sales  are soaring, a recall affects the segment

Shoppers are going nuts for nut butters made with everything from almonds and cashews to hazelnuts and pistachios.

Specialty nut butter sales spiked higher than any other specialty item between 2011 and 2013, rising a whopping 51.6%, according to the Specialty Food Association’s State of the Specialty Food Industry 2014 report, prepared in conjunction with Mintel International and SPINS.

But the category took a hit recently with the recall of more than 40 varieties of nut

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