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Why Local Farmers Need You

When you look at a restaurant menu, one word jumps off the page repeatedly— local. The local movement is supported by every generation from Baby Boomers to Generation Z. Regardless of the size of your company, local is important to consumers and they want to see it on your menu. Nothing Beats the Taste of...

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2019 Trend: The Art of Culinary Cocktails and Mixology

mixology noun mix·​ol·​o·​gy | \mik-ˈsä-lə-jē  \ Definition of mixology  : the art or skill of preparing mixed drinks Culinary Cocktails Mixology and craft cocktails are currently two of the hottest trends in the restaurant industry. The bar is being treated as an additional kitchen, and mixologists are viewing cocktails as culinary menu items. Focus is being placed on seasonal offerings and...

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2019 Culinary Trends: What Our Experts are Talking About

Our experts are pretty passionate about produce. Here’s what they have to say on a few 2019 Culinary Trends they are reading about, eating, and seeing in the industry. Targeting Specific Diets Lisa Pettineo, Digital Marketing Manager The healthy eating trend has been around for years. Like Dan says below, the momentum of whole food,...

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Exclusive Item Alert: What is Sweet Cauli Confetti?

In an industry that is constantly changing and always multi-faceted, along comes a produce item that is crossing menu stereo-types. Chefs today are looking for something new and tasty as well as clean and versatile and Mann Packing has created something exclusive for us that hits the mark: Sweet Cauli Confetti. They describe it as,...

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What is Caulilini?

Caulilini… It’s lyrical to say—it sort of rolls off the tongue—and even more lyrical to eat, this new darling of the brassica family is one of the most exciting new vegetables to hit the market in a while. So what is it? Grown by Mann’s, here’s how they describe it: “Caulilini™ SweetStem™ Cauliflower is the...

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Avocados: from relatively unknown superfruit to menu super star

Avocados are the.hot.item. There is even a restaurant called Avocaderia, dedicated to all things avocado. So, it’s no surprise that for Game Day, avocados are flying off the shelves. We’re talking, a record-breaking $50 million in sales for 2017. Along with wings, no Game Day party is complete without a huge bowl of guac. But...

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How to win summer: cold soup

Want to win at summer? Try cold soup. Soup is the quintessential comfort food for many people; yet, it’s often relegated to the fall and winter seasons as it is often hearty and warming. So what about summer soups? There is a long and varied history of cold soup in many parts of the world,...

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