supply chain


US Foods names former Performance chief Dave Flitman CEO

Flitman, who left the distributor's arch-rival in 2018, will assume the top job next month.

Foodservice Operation of the Month

At Bowdoin College, local sourcing and scratch cooking are baked into the ethos

Up to 40% of the ingredients Bowdoin uses are sourced nearby, and students play a vital role in these local relationships, the team says.

Leveraging their networks of suppliers and local partners has been key for many operators as supply chain challenges persist.

The Producer Price Index for ready-to-sell food rose 1.2% after easing in August, driven by higher charges for transportation and warehousing.

Reusables programs bring both upsides and obstacles as sustainability efforts are renewed post-pandemic.

Pork supplies were expected to fall steeply on Aug. 15 because of new farming regulations. But the rules were delayed due to an unusual agreement between industry and government.

Community partnerships plus creative thinking help ease supply chain woes and food waste.

School FSDs are finding inspiration in global cuisine, trendy foods and plant-forward dishes.

Though the Keep Kids Fed Act brings some relief, operators consider how best to navigate a world without pandemic waivers, including raising prices and encouraging families to fill out needed paperwork.

A crop failure in Mexico has created the latest supply crisis for chefs and hot sauce-seeking customers.

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