supply chain


Wholesale food costs start climbing again

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


With reusable container programs, foodservice operators hit successes and snags

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.

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.

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

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

The distributor said it would reduce emissions by decreasing the number of miles driven and using new vehicle technology.

Landmark legislation enacted last week puts a tax on manufacturers, with an expectation that they will pass along the cost.

The funding aims to help school districts purchase American-grown products.

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