Menu Labeling: Why a Nutritional Database is Better

Nutritional Database Analysis vs. Lab Testing In just 66 days, your foodservice establishment is required to meet the menu labeling compliance deadline. You read that right — you only have 66 more days to get…

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Menu Labeling: More than meets the eye (Food Cost)

Menu labeling can mean some big changes for a foodservice establishment. Aside from needing to reprint menus and menu boards to include calorie counts, they’ll need to make sure they have the infrastructure in place…

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Menu Labeling: More than meets the eye (Transparency)

Menu labeling makes a difference. Over 70% of Americans are overweight or obese. The nutrition information restaurants and similar retail food establishments will be providing is a great first step in curbing these soaring rates.…

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Better Kids' Meals Means Better Business in 2018

Coming in at #6 on the National Restaurant Association’s Top 20 Hot Food Trends of 2018 is “healthful kid’s meals.” So, what does that mean for restaurant owners? Balanced, smaller and innovative kid’s meals can…

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Pick Your Poison: Antibiotics and Hormones

The Holiday Season is upon us. You’ve likely already heard Christmas music playing in stores and are starting to see decorations gracing the neighborhood. It’s still November, you guys! Let’s take it one holiday at…

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Ghosts, Goblins, Ghouls and…Green Potatoes?

Every year around this time, the Halloween decorations come out and some make it their mission to have the scariest costume around. While monsters and zombies are common, have you ever seen someone dressed as…

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Pick Your Poison: Added Sugars

The weather is cooling down, the leaves are changing, and pumpkin-everything is on the horizon! As autumn begins, Halloween decorations clutter neighborhood yards and store windows. …And with hundreds of bags of candy piled onto…

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Foodservice Cleaning Up Its Act

Back-to-school time as a kid use to signal the return of some highly popular foods. Neon fruit snacks, cheese crackers, bags of chips, juice pouches, and some of the staples of the cafeteria line like…

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Pick Your Poison: Added Salt

Added Salt: The crystalline, less-than-sweet cousin of Added Sugar. It is generously dumped into the food supply and stealthily inhabits your grocery store shelves. Maybe you invite Added Salt over for a home-prepared meal from…

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Pick Your Poison: Nitrites and Nitrates

The 4th of July is a time to celebrate our country’s independence, and what better way to do so than to continue the tradition of firework displays and backyard cook outs? Considering that the Fourth…

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