The largest independent broadline wholesale food service distributor in Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. Serving independent restaurants; casual and fine dining, caterers, country clubs, bars, taverns, delis and private schools.


U.S. Beef Output May Take Months to Recover

May 22nd, 2020

American meat lovers probably will continue to pay higher-than-normal prices for beef as measures to mitigate the coronavirus risk keep U.S. plants below capacity for months. A major U.S. producer, National Beef, is now running at 85% capacity, compared with […]

Saval Foodservice Curbside Pickup

May 22nd, 2020

Saval Foodservice, which supplies restaurants, with food products is opening its doors to the public during the Corona-virus crisis. We hope this will allow people to get the food products they need, given the shortage of product avail-able where you […]

Meat Remains the Retail Champ

May 15th, 2020

Two months into the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery shopping continues to evolve, and the meat purchase along with it. Throughout the nonstop evolution of shopping patterns, there has been one constant: the meat department has been the undisputed sales leader of […]

Food Prices Log Biggest Jump Since ’74

May 13th, 2020

The prices that consumer paid for food at grocery stores jumped 2.6% for the month of April, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported — the biggest one-month increase since February 1974. The top-line Consumer Price Index figure for April actually […]

Frozen’ is a Hit with Consumers

April 29th, 2020

Since the onset of coronavirus in the United States, grocery shopping patterns have been vastly different in terms of elevated spending, day of the week, day part, product and brand choices, and online engagement. The […]

Meat Sales Remain Elevated

April 28th, 2020

As the COVID-19 outbreak accelerated across states during the first week of April, grocery shopping continued to be affected. While the big panic-buying weeks in non-edibles appear to be behind us, meat sales remained highly […]

Hot Dogs Remain the Go-To Solution for Unsettled Times

April 22nd, 2020

With many lunch, dinner and snack occasions having moved from restaurants, campuses, school cafeterias and other foodservice establishments to home, the demand for hot dogs at retail sky-rocketed along with it. Hot dogs quickly ramped […]

10 Top Takeout Innovations During Coronavirus

April 20th, 2020

Restaurants are getting creative across the spectrum.

The Role of Food in Health Care

April 17th, 2020

They say food and health go hand-in-hand, so it makes sense that the food offerings in the health care industry would receive especially tough scrutiny from consumers. It’s not enough to simply have dishes that […]


April 12th, 2020

Food donations for restaurant employees laid off due to the Coronavirus – Friday, April 17, 2020 from 1-2PM @ Busboy and Poets, 14th and V Street, NW Wash., DC. SAVAL FOODSERVICE URGES YOU TO SUPPORT […]

States Eye Bills Extending Business Interruption Insurance for COVID-19 Closings

April 9th, 2020

Measures in at least four states would require insurers to drop pandemic exemptions retroactively. Lawmakers in at least four states are pushing legislation that would force insurers to cover shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Cloistered Americans Clamor for Easter Hams

April 7th, 2020

For Americans who celebrate Easter, the holiday for some, conjures up thoughts of spiral ham. Coronavirus seems to have little effect on the habit, even if large family gatherings are being avoided by many Americans. […]

Chicken Prices ‘Collapse,’ Expect ‘Capacity Rationalization’

April 6th, 2020

Crumbling foodservice demand has sparked an “unprecedented collapse” in boneless chicken breast and wing prices that has compounded as consumers’ initial pantry loading also tapered off, Wall Street analysts said in reports to clients late […]

How to Apply for Federal Relief Loans

April 3rd, 2020

Here’s the procedure as it applies to restaurants. In the days since President Trump enacted the $2.2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill popularly known as the CARES Act, administrators have been scrambling to put a system […]

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