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Local vs. Organic

In December, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) released its What’s Hot in 2010 survey in conjunction with the American Culinary Federation (ACF), naming locally grown produce, locally sourced meats and seafood, and sustainability as the top trends to watch for this year. The report underscored the fact that restaurant consumers are becoming more interested in […]

IHOP Still in HSUS Crosshairs

The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) continued its campaign against IHOP’s use of eggs laid by hens confined in battery cages. The society launched a television ad campaign in California, home of IHOP and its parent company DineEquity Inc., denouncing the breakfast chain and its use of eggs from supplier Michael Foods. “IHOP exclusively […]

2009 Foodservice Packaging Trends

The resurgence of the environmental movement has caused an upswing in the demand for environmentally friendly packaging, finds a new Trends Report from the Foodservice Packaging Institute. FPI’s 2009 Trends Report contains two sections: information from FPI members on what they think are trends in four key areas and a report from FPI on what […]

Tyson Foods Provides Hunger Relief in New Jersey

Each year more than 750,000 New Jersey residents are in need of hunger relief, and every week approximately 87,000 people receive emergency food assistance through the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s network of partner agencies. Tyson Foods, Inc., (NYSE:TSN) donated a truckload of much needed protein to the food bank’s southern branch, for the ninth […]

Aramark to Educate on Sustainability

Aramark will provide a culinary experience and guidance to help them make better choices in support of environmental sustainability. At the International Guest Chef Culinary Showcase, held in New York City on October 16, Aramark guests will savor haute cuisine created from locally grown food and heirloom fruits and vegetables and experience dining practices that […]

Organic & Natural Market Stays Strong

The natural and organic food and beverage market is reshaping the way America shops. With products available in every retail outlet, increasingly health-savvy consumers can now easily purchase natural alternatives to processed foods and other mainstream offerings. In the second edition of its report, Natural and Organic Food and Beverage Trends in the U.S., Packaged […]

Major U.S. Food and Beverage Companies Comply With Pledges On Kids’ Advertising

The Council of Better Business Bureaus (BBB) today released its first report on the progress that participants in BBB’s groundbreaking self-regulation program—the Children’s Food & Beverage Advertising Initiative—have made in changing the children’s food and beverage advertising landscape. BBB has assessed the participants’ compliance with their pledges regarding child-directed advertising of their food and beverage […]