New Products 7/18/18

This week we’ve added 12 new items to our inventory. From Hood, we’ve added Karnival Stix popsicles. From Ambrosia Foods we’ve added delicious, healthy and trendy White Quinoa. From Sapore Grand we’ve added premium 1oz beef and pork meatballs. New in from El Monterey, Chicken and Cheese Taquitos. From McCain we now carry their brand new emoji-inspired shaped potato fries – Emoticons™! In gluten free products, we’ve added gluten free rice-panko bread crumb from Homai. New in from J.T.M. Food Group we now carry their delicious deli style Macaroni and Cheese. From Jennie-O, we’ve added Grand Champion brown and serve, skin-on turkey breasts. In non-foods we’ve added 4 new items from WNA’s Comet™ line – 2 new serving trays, and 2 high-dome clear lids.

Lobster Mac & Cheese, To-Go!

Upscale dining meets New England down-home in this undeniable crowd pleaser. Featuring two widely popular ingredients, this dish perfectly merges rich sweet lobster meat with the savory contrast of white cheddar mac and cheese.

New Products 3/14/18

This week 7 new items have been added to our inventory. Fresh out of the oven from Bake’N Joy comes their new clean label line – Kitchen Classics™ and NEW scoopable Double Chocolate Gourmet Brownie Batter. From Mott’s we’ve added 24oz plastic jars of their Original Applesauce. In non-foods from Georgia Pacific we’ve added 3 new Enmotion Gen 2 refills. Lastly from World Centric we’ve added 2 new clear plastic clamshell containers.

New Products 3/7/18

Three new items have been added to our inventory this week. From Rich’s we’ve added mini whole grain flat bread. With a 1 ounce equivalent of whole grain these mini flat breads are perfect for school and nutrition-minded menus. From Jennie-O we’ve brought in new dark meat turkey patties. These turkey burgers are packed with flavor, and they’re an all-natural and minimally processed. Lastly, in non-foods, from GenPak we’ve added another size of the all new and very popular ProView containers.

ProView Containers from Genpak

NEW from the premium packaging experts at Genpak, 4 sizes of the all new ProView to-go containers. ProView hinged containers are microwave safe, leak resistant, stackable and offer superior clarity. The clear lid helps with order accuracy every time. Your customers will also appreciate a reusable container and the convenience of curb-side recyclability.

New Products 1/31/18

9 new items have been added to our inventory this week. First up in the protein category, 3 new beef items from Rochester. From Minors we’ve added ready to use Honey Citrus Pepper sauce. New in from Red Pack, Extra Heavy Pizza Sauce. From Hormel we’ve added fully cooked, Canned Ham Patties. Lastly in non-foods from the packaging professionals at Genpak, 3 sizes of the all new ProView to-go containers.

New Products 12/13/17

This week we’ve added 4 new items to our inventory. First on the list, individually quick-frozen apple slices. From Monsoon Kitchens we’ve added fragrant and fully cooked Basmati Rice. In non-foods we’ve added vented, white foam to-go containers from Dart. Lastly, from the glove gurus are Royal, Blue Nitrile powder-free gloves in size small.

Episode 35 – Happy Thanksgiving!

This week we’re going unscripted with a reminder about new products, our foodie fact for the week and new developments in “local” social media exposure from Facebook. And a special guest with extensive small business, foodservice experience, joins the podcast to talk about tactics for driving sales during Thanksgiving and the holiday season.

Episode 34 – Brainy Blueberries, Independent Coffee & 2018 Restaurant Trends

Restaurant Business Online just published an article that discusses what restaurants can expect to see as influences in 2018. We’re going to discuss some of the insights they’ve shared, and we’ve provided a link to the full article. We’re also taking a look at a couple items making headlines recently, wild Maine blueberries and everyone’s favorite caffeinated beverage – coffee! We’ve got those topics and a slew of recent inventory additions to share with you in this week’s podcast!

Episode 32 – C-Store Foodservice, Food News and New Products!

When it comes to food from “c-stores” – even with convenience foodservice sales exceeding $34 billion dollars a year – negative consumer perceptions still exist around the category. Recent research has shown that there is plenty of room for continued innovation when it comes to foodservice in c-stores, and that putting quality first in certain areas can have a positive impact on food sales.

New Products 8/23/17

Ten new items have been added to our inventory this week. From Land O’ Lakes, individually portioned string cheeses, these are 1oz light-mozzarella cheese sticks. New from the pastry masters at Chudleigh’s come three varieties of bakery blossoms; available in Bumble Berry, Cherry, Apple and Caramel Apple. New from Sky Blue Bakery, Cinnamon Rolls made with 51% wholegrain flour. Fresh in fruit, delicious and convenient IQF diced apples, available in 2-5lb bags, and from Dole we’ve added IQF Granny Smith apple slices. In non-foods we’ve added high density square bottom to-go bags from Innopack.

7 Tactics for Takeout Sales Growth

Developing a strong takeout program – from products, to packaging to employee training is an effective way to generate additional profit. Here are 7 surefire ways to boost your sales and profits by increasing focus on your takeout business.