5 Tips to Reach Hispanic Consumers

admin | November 14th, 2017 - 2:37 pm

Hispanic consumers continue to be one of the most important demographic groups in the U.S. This young and rapidly growing cohort is driving population growth: The number of Hispanic Americans is expected to grow by 7.7 million people by 2026, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. They’re also driving restaurant industry traffic and dollars spent, […]

How other people’s food allergies are changing what you eat

admin | November 8th, 2017 - 2:04 pm

I’m standing in a space the width of an airplane aisle, staring at frying oils. It’s the kitchen of the Stapleton, Colo., location of Next Door, one of the country’s most high-profile casual restaurant companies. Until now, I’ve given very little thought to frying oils. But I’m on a quest for understanding: to get behind […]

Hurricane Harvey caused $200M in AG losses: Texas A&M

admin | November 1st, 2017 - 1:54 pm

Hurricane Harvey caused more than $200 million in crop and livestock losses, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economists. Their tally comes a month after Harvey dropped an estimated 19 trillion gallons of rain in Southeast Texas. The effects of Hurricane Harvey will linger for quite some time with our Texas farmers and ranchers. […]

Saval Foodservice Joins Jake’s Finer Foods to Aid Hurricane Harvey Victims

admin | October 30th, 2017 - 6:21 pm

Maryland business sends donation funds to Houston restaurants October 25, 2017 – Houston, TX: Jake’s Finer Foods announced today that Saval Foodservice, a broad line foodservice distributor in Elkridge, MD, has donated more than $14,000 to help Houston-area restaurants impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Saval Foodservice employees, along with several Saval Foodservice restaurant customers, organized and […]

The truth about the health benefits of cranberries

admin | October 30th, 2017 - 3:53 pm

There’s no doubt that cranberries have exceptional health benefits — but the benefits may be different than what you think. With a growing body of research, here’s a breakdown of the latest findings on cranberries, along with tips for including more cranberries in your diet. Cancer prevention  If you’ve heard cranberries referred to as a […]

Reel in the latest seafood insights

admin | October 12th, 2017 - 12:39 pm

There’s a new seafood diet in town — and no, we’re not talking about the “see food and eat it” diet. Seafood, which includes all types of fish (salmon, herring, perch) and shellfish (such as shrimp, mollusks, and sea urchins), is steadily expanding into consumer lifestyles. At a time when many consumers are trying to […]

Florida citrus industry assessing Irma damage

admin | September 20th, 2017 - 2:40 pm

Citrus grower-shippers in Florida continue to evaluate their losses in the wake of Hurricane Irma. There will be fruit available for the market, although certainly not as much as originally planned. The Executive Director of the Fort Pierce, Fla.-based Indian River Citrus League, noted that Citrus grower-shippers in Florida continue to evaluate their losses in […]

The Future of Convenience Foodservice.

admin | September 19th, 2017 - 1:56 pm

ROSEMONT, Ill. — With $34.5 billion in sales in 2016, the convenience store foodservice market is not only strong, but seeing continued solid growth. Prepared food accounts for the lion’s share of the pie at $23.4 billion. Hot dispensed beverages comes in second at $7.3 billion, according to Mintel research shared during the 2017 Convenience Store News Convenience Foodservice & […]

Meat industry in recovery mode as Irma moves northward

admin | September 13th, 2017 - 5:20 pm

Meat companies in Florida are working to recover from Hurricane Irma as the state faces weeks of electrical outages and lengthy delays in gasoline and diesel fuel deliveries. A record 3.98 million Florida Power & Light (FPL) customers – an estimated 7 million people total – were without power Sunday night after the Category 4 […]

The Limitless Possibilities of Fried Chicken

admin | September 12th, 2017 - 1:17 pm

When it comes to comfort, indulgence, and creative culinary license, fried chicken delivers. In 1980, Americans consumed an estimated 48 pounds of chicken per person each year. This year, the National Chicken Council projects that figure will reach an astonishing 92 pounds. By contrast, consumption of beef actually dropped significantly, from 77 to 56 pounds, […]

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