Producing leafy greens has become more expensive this year, due to heavy rains driving down yield, says second-generation farmer, Larry Corn.
03-10-2014 Menu Development
You know you’ve hit the big time when there’s a commercial about you during the Super Bowl. Such is the case with kale.
02-10-2014 Menu Development
Customers like foods hot, and operators are turning to chiles for new ways to deliver the heat.
Chiles are a “hot” trend for 2014, according to McCormick & Co.’s Flavor Forecast 2014, as food lovers everywhere have a “growing obsession,” with both “sizzling heat” and the “surprisingly full-...
01-10-2014 Menu Development
Government food policy and the popularity of healthful foods are helping America’s rice growers.
Rice has long been a staple of menus, but the usual white and brown varieties aren’t cutting it anymore.
12-17-2013 Menu Development
Operators get creative to make tomato sauces their own.
12-11-2013 Menu Development
“Tea is probably the most labor-intensive crop on the planet,” says Angela Macke, the founding director of Light of Day Organic Farm and Tea Shop, in Traverse City, Mich.
11-12-2013 Menu Development
A longtime side dish staple, beans are getting the spotlight treatment as operators look to satisfy customer requests for healthier and meatless options.
10-30-2013 Menu Development
Beans are a popular export for American farmers. Chris Capaul, a grower of baby lima beans in California, thinks it’s partly due to household economics.
Steve Mangan, general manager with Sodexo at Northwestern University, is trying to visit all the national parks, wishes he could speed up his metabolism and doesn't love homemade peanut brittle.
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Dining dollars have proven to be beneficial for some businesses and harmful for others.
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Michael Mills, foodservice director for the Jennings Center has found a way to save his department money while satisfying the desires of residents under the facility’s recently adopted person-centered care model.
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