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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ProStart Now Offered in 50 States

September 2nd, 2015

  In a continuing effort to equip high school students with the tools and knowledge they’ll need to become the future leaders of the restaurant industry, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s career technical education program, ProStart, is now available […]

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Autumn Flavors Move from Sweet to Savory Dishes

September 2nd, 2015

Cinnamon, pumpkin and nutmeg become more popular in appetizers and entrées. Advertisement With the arrival of September, diners have long come to expect an array of seasonal drinks and sweets featuring autumn spices, such as cinnamon, pumpkin and nutmeg. In […]

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Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Muffins

August 27th, 2015

Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Muffins from our 2015 Summer Taste of Saval

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Lobster Population Shifting North as Ocean Temps Warm

August 24th, 2015

The dropping numbers in Connecticut and Rhode Island have put many lobstermen out of business. The lobster population has crashed to the lowest levels on record in southern New England while climbing to heights never before seen in the cold […]

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The Juiciest Burger Trends and Insights

August 21st, 2015

Whether it’s a fresh-cooked burger made on your grill, a mini cheeseburger slider from your neighborhood pub, or a classic lettuce-tomato-pickle burger from your favorite fast food chain, chances are you’ve had some type of […]

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Pulled Pork BBQ Sliders

August 20th, 2015

Pulled Pork BBQ Slider Recipe from our 2015 Summer Taste of Saval

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Organic Farmers Face Growing Pains As Demand Outpaces Supply

August 13th, 2015

Rising demand for organic food presents opportunity and challenges for farmers. A young farming couple from Des Moines, Iowa decided to overhaul their farming operation by embracing what was then a small but growing niche […]

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Why A Favorite Comfort-Food Salad Will Always Be A Wedge

August 12th, 2015

Here’s a wedge salad plan of attack. Stab the fork at the bull’s-eye and extract the dense, yellow-white, bigger-than-bite-size chunk of iceberg lettuce in the center. If that piece isn’t covered with a swath of […]

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Four Secrets to Improving Any Fried Chicken Recipe

August 4th, 2015

Really great Southern fried chicken needs two things: juicy, flavorful meat and an ultra-crisp and crunchy crust. Here are four quick and easy ways to achieve both. The best part? These tricks will work for […]

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USDA – CHICKEN & EGGS

August 3rd, 2015

June Egg Production Down 9 Percent. United States egg production totaled 7.41 billion during June 2015, down 9 percent from last year. Production included 6.30 billion table eggs, and 1.11 billion hatching eggs, of which […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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