Marshmallows are the hot new thing in ‘fine dining’

admin | July 31st, 2015 - 2:22 pm

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 white puffball is finding its way into some upscale restaurants’ menus. And they’re not just […]

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

admin | July 30th, 2015 - 2:21 pm

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 Advisory Committee’s (DGAC) recommendations issued earlier this year took into account the sustainability of food […]

KNOW YOUR CORN

admin | July 29th, 2015 - 2:19 pm

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 dries, dents are higher in starch and used primarily as animal food or to create […]

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

admin | July 28th, 2015 - 2:19 pm

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 pound last week, down from about 20 cents the previous week and well off the […]

Gov. Hogan Holds ‘Buy Local’ Event

admin | July 21st, 2015 - 5:52 pm

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.

RESTAURANT SALES REMAIN ON POSITIVE PATH DESPITE SLIGHT JUNE DECLINE.

admin | July 17th, 2015 - 12:11 pm

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 basis last month, slipping 0.2 percent from May’s sales volume. Overall, eating-and-drinking-place sales growth remains on a positive path heading […]

Mind-Blowing Data on Millennials: IRI

admin | July 16th, 2015 - 1:53 pm

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 research their retail purchases before shopping 81 percent of meat and poultry buyers make a list, BUT 90 percent do […]

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

admin | July 14th, 2015 - 2:29 pm

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 ranging from soups, salads, and lite fare to gourmet dinner entrees.  Convenient to Sykesville and Eldersburg in Southern Carroll County, […]

The Pizza Industry is Experiencing an Unprecedented Divide

admin | July 14th, 2015 - 2:27 pm

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 of the spectrum, artisanal chains are blowing up. With new players, pizza has been getting a fancy makeover with a […]

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