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Amid crab worker shortage, Maryland officials approve $375,000 to boost marketing of local seafood

June 22nd, 2018

The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday granted a state seafood marketing campaign an extra $375,000 to help promote the crab industry as it grapples with a shortage of immigrant workers. Eastern Shore crab houses, where crustaceans are picked […]

Deli Brands of America opens new slicing facility

June 14th, 2018

  Baltimore-based Deli Brands of America (DBA) announced it has opened a 22,000-square-foot slicing and logistics facility at a new location in Baltimore County. DBA, the processing subsidiary of Saval Foods Corporation, will use the new facility to support its […]

Five Ways to Boost Summer Sales

June 1st, 2018

  06/01/2018 Longer days and warmer weather can mean new sales opportunities. After months of cold weather, people are eager to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. From al fresco dining to special summer menus, here are five ways you […]

Donut innovation on the rise

May 31st, 2018

    A recent consumer survey conducted by Dawn Foods Products showed that the majority of Gen Z and Millennials are interested in trying unique and adventurous donut flavors. The leading flavors they are willing to try are s’mores (29%), […]

Another 15,000 H-2B Work Visas Approved by Federal Government

May 31st, 2018

  As the crabbing season continues on Delmarva, an additional 15,000 H-2B work visas were approved by the Department of Homeland Security on Friday. While visiting Worcester County on Monday, Representative Andy Harris said it’s […]

Innovation reigns at Sweets & Snacks Expo: Butterfinger popcorn, cauliflower pretzels

May 29th, 2018

  Sweet and Savory met this week at McCormick Place, and brought with them funky fun flavors such as honey sriracha, cauliflower pretzels and organic dried veggies and nuts smothered in salt and pepper. The […]

Berries and Grapes May Keep You Breathin’ Easy

May 24th, 2018

Adding more grapes and berries to your diet is a tasty way to give your lung health a boost, new research suggests. Folks who ate the most foods with a particular type of flavonoid, called […]

Unseasonable Florida rains affecting harvests

May 21st, 2018

Unseasonable Florida rains affecting harvests Unseasonable rains continue in the Sunshine and Peach states. Up and down the state of Florida and throughout Georgia there are high probabilities of rain for the next 10 days, […]

Tips and recipes using summer-ish berries, now in season

May 16th, 2018

What’s in season: A sure sign summer is just around the corner, cartons of delicate berries are turning market stand displays vibrant shades of red, blue and purple. Raspberries, blueberries, boysenberries and blackberries — including […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Restaurant’s Curb Appeal

May 14th, 2018

  How many times has an intriguing window display at the mall or in your nicest shopping district caught your attention? Probably every time you visit. The outside of your restaurant is your window display. […]

10 Sure-fire Service Killers

May 11th, 2018

  05/01/2018 Your business depends on high-quality food and stellar service. Have your waitstaff avoid these service killers for a dining experience your customers won’t soon forget. Forget that you are a business first.“While individual, […]

Why Training the Server Will Serve You Well

May 9th, 2018

  05/01/2018 The waitstaff is one of an operator’s most valuable resources. But a well-trained staff does much more than take orders and bring the food without spilling it. They also know how to provide […]

Key Elements of Communicating Cuisine on Your Menu

May 7th, 2018

  05/01/2018 The menu can be a powerful tool in marketing your restaurant and setting tone and ambience expectations. Use these helpful tips to use your menu as a marketing tool. Naming Menu Items Menu item […]

Using Menu Psychology to Entice Diners

May 4th, 2018

  05/01/2018 People like the names of mothers, grandmothers and other relatives on their menus, and research shows they are much more likely to buy, say, Grandma’s zucchini cookies, burgers freshly ground at Uncle Sol’s […]


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