Perdue announces plan with renewed focus on chicken

admin | June 30th, 2016 - 1:42 pm

Perdue Foods wants to renew its focus on how its chickens are cared for. The Salisbury-based firm announced a plan Monday that focuses on animals’ wants and needs, including a commitment to install windows in chicken houses to compare birds’ health and activity to enclosed housing. In an effort to address growth rates that cause […]

Update: food cost climate continues to improve

admin | June 29th, 2016 - 1:12 pm

Now might be a good time to stock up on some pricey ingredients. Good news for operators who have dealt with surging costs for animal proteins and other key commodities during the last two years. A midyear outlook sees wholesale food prices, already down 2.9 percent through April, remaining steady or perhaps declining through the […]

Record High Pork Production for May

admin | June 24th, 2016 - 2:06 pm

Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4 billion pounds in May, up 5 percent from the 3.81 billion pounds produced in May 2015. Beef production, at 2.03 billion pounds, was 5 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.51 million head, up 6 percent from May 2015. The average live weight […]

The winners of the 34th Annual RAMMY Awards are….

admin | June 13th, 2016 - 5:43 pm

The winners of the 34th Annual RAMMY Awards are: Formal Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year: Marcel’s by Robert Wiedmaier Upscale Casual Restaurant of the Year: Le Diplomate Everyday Casual Restaurant of the Year: Bar Pilar New Restaurant of the Year: Maketto Chef of the Year: Scott Drewno, The Source by Wolfgang Puck Rising Culinary […]


admin | June 9th, 2016 - 2:41 pm

Stressing ties to the community is a good way to keep your restaurant on the public’s mind. With new concepts continually elbowing their way into the market, existing restaurants can struggle to remain relevant. One way to reverse that is to establish strong ties to the local community. An Orlando based public relations firm, helps […]

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