With a goal of making menus healthier, operators across all market segments are increasingly turning to alternative sweeteners such as honey, maple syrup and agave to reduce their reliance on...
10-21-2014 Menu Development
Pork’s versatility offers operators the chance to have some fun with the protein, especially in trendy street food applications.
10-16-2014 Menu Development
It costs more to raise old-fashioned breeds, but chefs gladly fork over more cash for the characteristic flavor, fat and texture of heritage pork.
09-19-2014 Menu Development
Despite ranchers receiving higher dollars for their beef, ranch expenses have increased, eating up their revenue.
09-04-2014 Menu Development
Wholesale prices for choice-grade beef—the main variety consumed in the U.S.—surged 11% from May 2013 to May 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
08-11-2014 Menu Development
Operators experiment with bananas and plantains to give texture and earthy flavor to dishes.
American banana growers gain an edge with creative cultivars.
07-31-2014 Menu Development
While the majority of the world’s cacao beans are grown in Africa, Hawaiian production is spiking.
07-22-2014 Menu Development
Chocolate is found on 32% of menus and more data from research firm Food Genius.
07-10-2014 Menu Development
Chocolate has long been the domain of desserts, candy and sweet beverages, but cocoa can do more than satisfy your sweet tooth. Operators also are using chocolate to bring an earthiness to a variety...
Tennessee has passed a bill opponents are calling ‘starve the children’, which allows school boards to opt out of the National Food Lunch Program without penalty from the state.
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A former cafeteria worker at Keystone Oaks School District in Pittsburgh, Penn., could serve up to one year in jail after pleading guilty to stealing more than $90,000 from students’ meal accounts.
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Mary Arlinda Hill continually aims to improve both Jackson Public Schools and her community.
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