Deli Brands of America opens new slicing facility

admin | June 14th, 2018 - 1:06 pm

  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 current operation that produces deli meats, and family recipe entrées. The new facility will also […]

Five Ways to Boost Summer Sales

admin | June 1st, 2018 - 7:53 pm

  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 can take advantage of the changing season and drive sales this summer. Seasonal Summer Menu […]

Donut innovation on the rise

admin | May 31st, 2018 - 5:48 pm

    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%), mango (18%) and alcohol-inspired (17%). Breakfast cereal (all types), bacon-infused and peanut butter & jelly […]

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

admin | May 31st, 2018 - 12:28 pm

  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 a shame Congress waited so long to approve these extra seasonal workers. “We’ve been working now for weeks with the […]

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

admin | May 29th, 2018 - 5:32 pm

  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 annual Sweets & Snacks Expo is where food manufacturers show off a smorgasbord of flavors in new products, with the […]

Berries and Grapes May Keep You Breathin’ Easy

admin | May 24th, 2018 - 7:40 pm

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 anthocyanins, maintained the best lung function as they aged, researchers said. Anthocyanins are found in dark-pigmented fruits and vegetables such […]

Unseasonable Florida rains affecting harvests

admin | May 21st, 2018 - 1:23 pm

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, with daily totals of 0.25 inches to an inch. This type of daily rain usually doesn’t arrive until sometime in […]

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

admin | May 16th, 2018 - 1:43 pm

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 large Kiowa blackberries and marionberries — are most common, though mulberries are turning up at some stands, with varieties ranging […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Restaurant’s Curb Appeal

admin | May 14th, 2018 - 5:40 pm

  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. It’s a huge opportunity that you control and, when done well, can be a powerful magnet to draw in new […]

10 Sure-fire Service Killers

admin | May 11th, 2018 - 3:12 pm

  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, friendly, family-like service is what you are striving for, never forget these guests are still customers,” says Tania Arthur, operations […]

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