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.


Latin American foods and flavors inspire US chefs

February 5th, 2016

Global foods and flavors are captivating American palates and chefs’ imaginations, making a strong showing on menus and grocery store shelves. Eight in 10 consumers now eat least one ethnic cuisine a month and 66% of consumers eat a wider […]

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On Valentine’s Day, fast-food restaurants offer sweet deals.

February 4th, 2016

On Valentine’s Day, fast-food restaurants offer sweet deals  On Feb. 14, millions of couples across the country will hit the town with their significant other for a night of romance and decadence, and many will spare no expense. According to […]

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Millennials will Spend the most for Super Bowl Sunday.

February 3rd, 2016

Millennials plan to spend the most on preparations for the Super Bowl, at an average of about $140. For a lot of people, the Super Bowl is just a reason to party. And no one is partying harder than Millennials. […]


Babka is the New Bagel!

January 27th, 2016

Babka Is the New Bagel: The Jewish Dessert Hits the Big Time. Babka is just like Taylor Swift during her country music period (bear with us here): a niche figure ready for the crossover to […]

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Non-Beef Burgers Are Booming On Menus.

January 13th, 2016

Alternative burgers are on the rise in restaurants, as beef burgers give way to leaner meats and vegetarian eats. Chicken burgers top the list of fastest-growing burgers on menus, rising 23% since 2013 on limited-service […]


January Sandwich of the Month

January 7th, 2016

January 2016 Sandwich of the Month


2015 Year in Review: Health-minded Consumers Drove Food Trends in 2015.

January 4th, 2016

Consumers continue to reshape the food and beverage marketplace driven by desires for higher quality life experiences. Many of these desires translate in to a search for balance and energy when it comes to health […]


Saval’s Featured Customer: Italiano’s Restaurant & Carry Out

December 31st, 2015

Italiano’s Restaurant & Carry Out 2229 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD  21230 Hours:  7:00am – 4:00am E-mail:  info@italianosrestaurant 410-468-3377 Cuisine:  Italian, Pizza, Sandwiches, Seafood & American Located near the intersection of Washington Blvd. and Hollins […]

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NRA Sees Vegetables in Starring Role

December 30th, 2015

Produce-centric menus and restaurant concepts — with vegetables becoming the star of the plate — are among the foodservice trends to watch during the coming year, said the director of research communications for the Washington, […]


More Americans are Gobbling Up Gluten-Free.

December 29th, 2015

Despite skepticism of gluten-free diets, Americans are consuming gluten-free foods more than ever before. New research reveals that even though nearly half (47 percent) of consumers agree that gluten-free diets are a fad (up from 31 […]

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Say What You Will, Bacon, Steak & BBQ Still a Foodservice Favorite

December 28th, 2015

This, according to the food research firm NPD, which published its list of foodservice trends observed in 2015. Among the drivers behind the foodservice growth is the continuing strength of breakfast foods, quick service restaurant […]

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How Retailers Can Keep Christmas Music From Driving Shoppers Crazy

December 17th, 2015

Experts say less is more How does holiday music annoy shoppers? Let us count the ways. Danny Turner has a pretty cool job. As global senior vp of programming and production for Mood Media, he […]

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Biggest Food Story of 2015: Did Someone Say Breakfast?

December 16th, 2015

Study Shows Fast-Food Breakfast, Food Safety Were Top of Mindts A new food news survey found the evolution of fast food breakfast was the biggest story of the year as interest in food news in […]


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