Researchers Suggest Thawing under Cold Water is better, than in the Refrigerator

admin | September 29th, 2016 - 6:25 pm

Quicker thawing of meat products is better than defrosting in the refrigerator, according to Swedish scientists. Researchers at the Food and Bioscience unit of SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden in Gothenburg are reporting that defrosting under cold water is better at limiting bacterial growth than defrosting the conventional way, according to a report in Science Nordic. […]

How to create a nimble supply chain

admin | September 22nd, 2016 - 4:16 pm

Dealing with supply chain in the hospitality industry used to be pretty simple. You figured out what you needed to buy and then beat everyone up to get the best price. Welcome to 2016, and the new world of supply chain. Yes, you still have to get the best price on like items, but if […]

Beef Markets Adjust to Increasing Supplies

admin | September 20th, 2016 - 11:50 am

U.S. beef production is expected to increase 4 to 4.5 percent in 2016.  This follows annual decreases of 5.7 percent in 2014 and 2.3 percent in 2015. A twelve-month moving average of beef production reached a low in October of 2015 ­— the lowest since May of 1994 — and has been increasing since.  In […]

Seeing the beauty in ‘ugly’ produce

admin | September 20th, 2016 - 11:49 am

Chefs embrace less-than-perfect fruits and vegetables to save money and cut waste. Advertisement A revolution of sorts is happening in the produce industry. The fruits and vegetables that just a few years ago were deemed “weird” or “no good” are sneaking past the compost bin and making it into supermarkets. Mega stores such as Whole […]

Mid-Atlantic Expo

admin | September 19th, 2016 - 7:38 pm

Treat Yourself At The Mid-Atlantic Expo The Mid-Atlantic Food, Beverage & Lodging Expo brings together the region’s hospitality industry in a dynamic trade show format. At the Expo you’ll explore business concepts, demo products, enjoy food and drink samples and watch competitions and seminars. September 27-28 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. Visit Saval Foodserice at booth 560.

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