The largest independent broadline wholesale food service distributor in Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. Serving independent restaurants; casual and fine dining, caterers, country clubs, bars, taverns, delis and private schools.

         
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Record High Pork Production for May

June 24th, 2016

Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4 billion pounds in May, up 5 percent from the 3.81 billion pounds produced in May 2015. Beef production, at 2.03 billion pounds, was 5 percent above the previous year. Cattle […]

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The winners of the 34th Annual RAMMY Awards are….

June 13th, 2016

The winners of the 34th Annual RAMMY Awards are: Formal Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year: Marcel’s by Robert Wiedmaier Upscale Casual Restaurant of the Year: Le Diplomate Everyday Casual Restaurant of the Year: Bar Pilar New Restaurant of the […]

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LOCAL FANS SPROUT FROM LOCAL ROOTS.

June 9th, 2016

Stressing ties to the community is a good way to keep your restaurant on the public’s mind. With new concepts continually elbowing their way into the market, existing restaurants can struggle to remain relevant. One way to reverse that is […]

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The Numbers for the Global Foodservice Industry Are Staggering.

May 26th, 2016

Worldwide, there was about $26 trillion — with a “T” — spent in this sector last year alone. And the U.S. isn’t the center of it all; Schaefer made a point of telling a crowd of rapt attendees that 80 percent […]

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Mastering The Grill to Transform your Meals.

May 24th, 2016

There’s a short window of time in the Northeast when the weather is fine enough for anyone with even a sliver of garden, roof or deck space to want to be outside as much as […]

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COUPONS STILL PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN TODAY’S SHOPPING JOURNEY.

May 18th, 2016

The retail industry is facing major shifts and changes as mobile devices get smarter and consumers incorporate them further into their daily lives. From shopping to seeking out product information, consumers turn to their smartphones and other mobile […]

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AMERICAN’S TRY TO EAT BETTER, CRAVE INFO ON HOW TO DO IT.

May 17th, 2016

More Americans are reading labels and considering factors such as sustainability as they try to figure out which foods to eat, while opinions about the healthfulness of animal protein haven’t changed much in the last […]

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MOW “Hats & Horses” Event

May 16th, 2016

 Give back to the community— and get a great meal in the process! Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, Inc. is proud to announce our annual fundraising gala— Hats and Horses: An Evening at the […]

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Stars of the Industry Awards Gala Winners

May 10th, 2016

And the winners are… By Kim Schlosser | Marketing and Events Coordinator, RAM Last week’s Stars of the Industry Awards Gala was not only a wonderful celebration of the hospitality industry, but an exciting evening […]

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Egg Prices Fall As Farms Recover From Bird Flu Outbreak

May 9th, 2016

Nebraskans may soon be paying less for eggs at the grocery store as egg production operations across the state and elsewhere are recovering from last year’s outbreak of avian influenza. That outbreak sent egg prices […]

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Combo-Meal Strategy Working for Fast Casuals.

April 28th, 2016

A renewed focus on combo meals is helping fast casual burger restaurant chains generate more visits by bargain-conscious consumers, according to a new report from NPD Group. The research firm said overall visits to buy […]

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Despite Snacking, Consumers Still Eat Three Main Meals Daily

April 27th, 2016

Contrary to popular belief, snack-happy Americans still eat three main meals a day. U.S. consumers do snack a lot — between-meal snacking accounts for about one-third of all eating occasions — but they continue to […]

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Millennials ramp up restaurant spending

April 13th, 2016

Full-service operators can find plenty to love, including increased spending by millennials, in the first round of data covering 2016 restaurant performance. Menu prices up. Food costs down. Millennials dining out as frequently as marketers […]

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USDA Reports Record Growth In Organic Producers

April 12th, 2016

USDA is reporting record growth in the number of organic operations — now 21,781 of them in the U.S. and 31,160 around the world. “Organic food is one of the fasting-growing segments of American agriculture,” […]

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