The largest independent broadline wholesale food service distributor in Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. Serving independent restaurants; casual and fine dining, caterers, country clubs, bars, taverns, delis and private schools.

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Marshmallows are the hot new thing in ‘fine dining’

July 31st, 2015

The white puffball is now “artisanal” and is finding its way into soups, cocktails and more. Fine dining takes on a whole new meaning when a key ingredient from a popular campfire dessert ends up in dishes: marshmallows. The under-celebrated […]

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LEGISLATION THAT WOULD ‘REIN IN’ DIETARY GUIDELINES MOVES FORWARD.

July 30th, 2015

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies approved legislation this week that would require USDA to limit the final Dietary Guidelines for Americans to matters of diet and nutrition. The Dietary Guidelines […]

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KNOW YOUR CORN

July 29th, 2015

TRIVIA:  AN ACRE OF CORN IN THE UNITED STATES YIELDS ABOUT 171 BUSHELS ON AVERAGE> Chances are, the corn that you’re eating is one of these types: DENT:  Named for the small indentation that forms in the kernel as it […]

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CHICKEN, PORK, BEEF MARGINS ALL DOWN LAST WEEK: ANALYST

July 28th, 2015

The average margin for chicken, pork and beef were all down last week compared with the previous week, according to an industry analyst at BB&T Capital Markets. The firm’s calculations show that the chicken margin reached about 19 cents per […]

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Gov. Hogan Holds ‘Buy Local’ Event

July 21st, 2015

Saval Foodservice’s own Corporate Chef, Patty Henley, was chosen to join Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland at his house for “Buy Local” Cookout on July 16, 2015 with her Sriracha Glazed Rockfish.

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RESTAURANT SALES REMAIN ON POSITIVE PATH DESPITE SLIGHT JUNE DECLINE.

July 17th, 2015

Restaurant sales slowed slightly in June, marking the first decline in monthly sales volume since January, according to preliminary figures from the U.S. Census Bureau released today. Eating-and-drinking-place sales totaled $51.5 billion on a seasonally-adjusted […]

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Mind-Blowing Data on Millennials: IRI

July 16th, 2015

Drilling down on millennials’ shopping habits specifically as they relate to buying meat products yielded some “mind-blowing” numbers. Data presented at the National Chicken Council’s annual Marketing Seminar included the following. 36 percent of millennials […]

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SAVAL’S FEATURED CUSTOMER – SHANNON’S SALOON & RESTAURANT

July 14th, 2015

Shannon’s Saloon & Restaurant Established 1982 9338 Baltimore National Pike Ellicott City, MD  21042 Phone:  410-461-4588 Shannon’s is a local favorite since 1982.  The perfect place in Ellicott City to get fresh house made dishes […]

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The Pizza Industry is Experiencing an Unprecedented Divide

July 14th, 2015

The pizza industry been going to the extremes lately. Commercial chains have released low-brow offerings like the wacky hot dog stuffed crust pizza and a pretzel crust pizza with Cheez Whiz instead of sauce. But on the other end […]

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Saval Deli at The Orioles Game

June 29th, 2015

Deli Brands (Saval Deli) and Mars Supermarkets partnered on a promotion at Camden Yards on Sunday. All those attending the game thru the south gates received a Saval pickle on a stick and a coupon […]

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Egg Shortage Cutting into Restaurant Profits, Menu Items

June 26th, 2015

Those who like to indulge in a good omelet or quiche at the local cafe should prepare to pay a little more — if it’s even on the menu. Restaurants are struggling to deal with […]

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Saval’s Charity Golf Tournament

June 26th, 2015

Saval Foodservice donated $25,000 to the Children’s Cancer Foundation of Columbia, Maryland at our 12 Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Whiskey Creek Golf Club in Ijamesville, Maryland.  Paul Saval, President […]

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Pulled Pork is the New Bacon

June 25th, 2015

Written by Deena Shanker June 18, 2015 Bacon has come a long way in recent years, garnishing everything from burgers to desserts on restaurant menus. But the bacon obsession has opened the door to a […]

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All quiet on the protein front, except for poultry: analyst

June 24th, 2015

Margins for beef and pork packers held steady for the most part last week, but chicken margins fell again, according to an analyst. It was reported that U.S. beef packer margins remained stable in the […]

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