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All eyes in the food industry, whether in the restaurant world or noncommercial dining, are, it seems, turned to clean menu labels and sustainable dishes, but sustainability and social responsibility...
05-19-2016 Ideas and Innovation
While the Food Date Labeling Act as written only applies to consumer food products, it could have a trickle-down effect on other areas of the food industry.
05-16-2016 Ideas and Innovation
With big names partnering with energy providers through rebate programs, it could be prime time to catch some rays—but only if the investment fits.
While May is the beginning of peak season for harvesting local produce, operators are finding ways to extend seasonality and local sourcing into cooler months.
05-11-2016 Ideas and Innovation
Organic, scarred fruits and vegetables are found to have higher antioxidants, studies show.
04-15-2016 Ideas and Innovation
Partnering with a small business venture founded by a Clark graduate, the department now turns its waste fry oil into biofuel that heats an academic building.
Andrea Bersamin led a fish-to-school program at two Southwest Alaskan elementary schools. Bersamin and her team developed a purchasing guide for schools.
03-30-2016 Ideas and Innovation
Local sourcing is in high demand, but it can present challenges to foodservice directors. Experts in the field share six tips for meeting these challenges.
03-15-2016 Ideas and Innovation
The U.S. EPA estimates Americans generated 37 million tons of food waste in 2013. Here are more statistics on how that breaks down—and how to help.
A lot can be said for a silver spoon. At Montana State University’s Miller Dining Hall, a few spoons contributed to a 50 percent reduction in food waste.
Check out five trends shaping the next year in noncommercial foodservice.
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The expansion follows successful pilot programs at two elementary schools and one high school.
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Although there are many models for evaluating competency, Penn State University's Jim Korner has had success with a system that includes five broad disciplines...
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