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Seafood: how to buy now

Smart sourcing means staying on top of seafood trends, the market, supply chain safety and value-added products. Three industry experts share the latest.

UNFI to Utilize Green Power at New Texas Distribution Facility

LANCASTER, TX (September 14, 2010)—United Natural Foods Inc., a leading national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and relatedproducts,...

BUDA, Texas (September 16, 2010)—U.S. Foodservice-Austin broke ground on a new 290,000-square-foot, $50-million food distribution facility that will help...

Every business, regardless of size, should acknowledge its responsibility to the community as a whole. By doing so, you also attract the more socially conscious customer. According to American Express Market Brief, restaurant patrons are most concerned about working conditions and wages for employees and environmental issues.

To increase patronage and prices, restaurateurs need to make consumers aware of their sustainable practices, according to a study featured in the August 2010 issue of the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly.

TEXAS (August 5, 2010)—Having suffered a killing blow from the Texas Supreme Court one month earlier, the case against the proposed US Foodservice regional...

In 2007 these new graduates of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, tired of spending money for lunch at local fast food joints, saw an opportunity for a sustainable, healthy, fast-casual option.

Though the basic principles remain the same, several manufacturers have developed new equipment to help save both time and energy.

COLORADO (April 20, 2010)—From its compostable cups and utensils to its organic produce that mostly comes from a six-mile radius to its recycled and reused...

CHICAGO (April 7, 2010)—With a new state-of-the-art distribution center under construction, Testa Produce is on its way to becoming the first U.S. food...