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Egg Prices Reach 10-Year Lows as Production Outpaces Demand

July 22nd, 2016

  In less than a year, eggs have gone from being an expensive staple at the height of the bird flu crisis to reaching the cheapest prices in a decade due to fully restocked poultry barns. But the demand for […]

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Growing Meat Mountain Means Cheaper Beef, Pork as Futures Slump

July 21st, 2016

With U.S. meat prices this cheap, more summer barbecues are in order. Cattle and hog futures have been sinking amid record American production of beef and pork that doesn’t look to be slowing down any time soon. As the meat […]

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Why new restaurants often serve only dinner at the start

July 14th, 2016

Opening a restaurant can take months, if not years. When it does open, chefs and owners are obviously hoping to start making money as soon as possible. But in a move that seems contradictory, many of them hold off on offering certain meals for weeks […]

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GENERAL MILLS FLOUR RECALL

July 1st, 2016

 Important Notification to Customers- Product Recall Gold Medal and Pillsbury Hotel & Restaurant Flour and Gold Medal Wondra July 1, 2016– General Mills announced today an expansion to the May 31st, 2016 recall involving Gold Medal Flour. Pillsbury Flour and […]

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Perdue announces plan with renewed focus on chicken

June 30th, 2016

Perdue Foods wants to renew its focus on how its chickens are cared for. The Salisbury-based firm announced a plan Monday that focuses on animals’ wants and needs, including a commitment to install windows in […]

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Update: food cost climate continues to improve

June 29th, 2016

Now might be a good time to stock up on some pricey ingredients. Good news for operators who have dealt with surging costs for animal proteins and other key commodities during the last two years. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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