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Jamba and US Foods Announce Northeast Distribution Alliance

EMERYVILLE, CA (December 15, 2011 - Business Wire)—Jamba, Inc. and US Foods announced they have formed a supply chain distribution alliance for service in...

A fresh start

Fresh To Order—a.k.a. “f2o”—is an expanding concept defining the new niche of “fast fine” food. The goal: to offer freshly made meals for around...

Culver’s, a quick-service burger chain that started in Sauk City, Wis. and now has 451 restaurants in 19 states, married its “Welcome to Delicious” story across traditional and social media.

The 2012 U.S. corn crop is forecast to total 10.8 billion bushels, a decline of 13 percent from a year ago. While planted area is pegged at a record 96.4 million acres, yields are forecast to decline to 123.4 bushels per acre, a decline of more than 20 percent from trend levels. The decline reflects the most adverse weather in more than 20 years to face corn growers.

While stainless steel still reigns supreme, a number of manufacturers are jazzing up their equipment with bright bursts of color.

That’s one Gin Rickey coming right up, and I’ll wrap up the spotted dick to go.” For some forward-thinking operators, selling specialty groceries is a unique way to boost the bar tab and make themselves a retail destination as well. But it takes more than just tacking up a few shelves of merchandise to grab those take-away retail sales. How do you make it work?

A coconut shell, roasted peanuts and a string... for centuries these simple items have been used by some native Africans to trap monkeys using a simple strategy.

While many newcomers are clobbering themselves to assemble huge menus that try to be all things to all people, quite a few entrepreneurs are going the time-honored route of picking just one thing and trying to do it right.

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