Current and breaking news about the foodservice industry
University of Minnesota–Duluth’s Sustainable Agriculture Project engages students and faculty in growing food for its dining services on land that was formerly an agricultural testing ground.
The franchise has announced plans to continue expansion through its prototype Johnny Rockets Express, a QSR for patrons dining on-the-go.
Through the new Creating Healthy Schools and Communities program, awardees of the funds will work directly with school districts and food retailers to improve access to nutritious foods.
The produce Conway Regional Medical Center’s cafeteria offers to visitors and staff is identified by a label that says “Arkansas Grown,” and also states where the farm is located.
12 students are registered for Sacred-Heart’s five-week summer course that will teach them how to farm plants and feed animals, which will be used for the school cafeteria as well as farmers markets.
The University of Kansas has partnered with local farmers to bring fresh produce to campus, while Kansas State’s dining services purchases locally produced/processed meat, flour, fruits and...
Beacon Hill at Eastgate’s expansion will feature 10,000 square feet of expanded dining space as well as a new dining option, the Garden Café which will feature garden-fresh dishes.
Kids watch more television, consume more sugar, eat fewer vegetables and barely exercise, according to a study from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health...
After parting ways with Aramark, the state inked a new contract with Trinity Services Group that includes higher meal prices, potentially higher annual increases and a waiver of experience...
The new cafeteria measures about 11,000 square feet and will be large enough to handle grades K-12 during lunchtime at Wilton Community School District this fall.


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