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What is the South Carolina Specialty Food Association?

The South Carolina Specialty Food Association (SCSFA) is the only statewide organization dedicated to promoting the best specialty food products available in the Palmetto state.

As specialty food sales continue to climb at the national level, SCSFA is evolving to meet the growing needs of our members. The non-profit association seeks to further the development and awareness of the South Carolina specialty foods industry  through:

  • Education
  • Networking
  • Peer support/mentoring
  • Promotions

For over 20 years, the South Carolina Specialty Food Association has helped farmers, producers, and retailers across the state grow their businesses through joint marketing programs, promotional campaigns, and technical assistance.

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A non-profit association, SCSFA is headquartered in Columbia and works in conjunction with the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) and supports SCDA’s Certified South Carolina Program. Active Members of the association are required to be members of the Certified South Carolina Program.

SCSFA is governed by a board of directors that reflect the diversity of the association’s membership.

Brittany Willis
President
Sallie's Greatest, Cameron, SC
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Tracey Richardson
Vice President
Lillie's of Charleston, Charleston, SC
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Brad Mallett
Treasurer
Coastal Coffee Roasters, Summerville, SC
Molly Cashman
Secretary
Blue Moon Specialty Foods, Spartanburg, SC
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Loren Lindler
Executive Director
SC Department of Agriculture, Columbia, SC
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Allen Bonow
Board Member
Marsh Hen Mill, Edisto Island, SC
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Ken DuBard
Board Member
The Congaree Milling Company, Columbia, SC
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Mary Sparrow
Board Member
Mother Shucker’s Original Cocktail Sauce, Columbia, SC
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Maureen Porzio
Board Member
Porzio’s LLC, Charleston, SC
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Sam Holmes
Board Member
Holmes Sweet Home, Simpsonville, SC
Caryl Browner
Board Member
ElJay Foods, LLC dba ElJay Pretzels, Pawleys Island, SC
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Wendell Bedenbaugh
Board Member
Canebrake Farm, Saluda, SC
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