Items Tagged with 'foodservice'


Butterball Foodservice chimes in on burger trends

A National Provisioner Podcast
July 8, 2014
Richie Jenkins, senior director of marketing for Butterball Foodservice, offers insight into the burger market and how his company's turkey burgers fit into the macro marketplace that is experiencing an "upscaling" of offerings.
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Beef remains top protein in foodservice

June 4, 2014
Research shows strong demand for beef.
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Farmland Foodservice offers three new pork cuts

May 21, 2014
Farmland Foodservice, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, has introduced three new quality pork cuts for today’s menus.
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Butterball Foodservice launches turkey breast filets

May 14, 2014
Butterball Foodservice has introduced 4 oz. turkey breast filets to the foodservice marketplace
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Fast-Casual Segment continues to outpace the restaurant industry, finds Technomic

May 9, 2014
Fast-casual sales increased 11 percent in 2013, while all limited-service chains grew by only 3.5 percent.
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Lunch lightens up

Lunch menus are changing in response to the recovering economy, high protein prices and health concerns.
May 6, 2014
The lunch menu is changing — whether at restaurants, work or schools — due to a recovering economy, high protein prices, increased focus on ethnic cuisine or health.
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Business Strategies

Where will the meat and poultry industry be in 10 years?

By the year 2024 ... The thoughts of an industry veteran on where the industry is headed over the next 10 years.
March 31, 2014
Have you ever wondered what the food business will be like in 10 years? I certainly have, and I've been giving it some thought.
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Belcampo Meat Company opens in downtown Los Angeles

Sustainable butcher shop makes Southern California debut at Grand Central Market
March 20, 2014
Belcampo Meat Company debuts its first location in Southern California with the opening of its proprietary butcher shop at Los Angeles' landmark Grand Central Market.
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Creating a sustainable seafood society

From white-tablecloth settings to home kitchens, High Liner Foods brings innovation and sustainably sourced seafood to the table.
January 25, 2014
It used to be that seafood was only eaten in a sit-down restaurant, on the weekends, for special occasions.
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New Consumer Products

Smithfield Foodservice introduces cook-in-bag smoked pork butt

January 20, 2014
Pulled pork dishes continue to grow in popularity at restaurants — but the cooking process can be very time- and labor-intensive.
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International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Gold & Silver Plate Celebration

The Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier
Chicago, IL
United States
For 56 years, the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) has sponsored the Gold and Silver Plate Awards program. The awards continue to pay tribute to excellence by recognizing the most outstanding and innovative talents in nine segments of foodservice operations. Read More




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Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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July 2014

Check out the July 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, featuring the 2014 Burger Report and much more!

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June 2014

Check out the June 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with features on Dietz & Watson's 75th anniversary and much more!

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The National Provisioner Source Book

The Sourcebook is an exclusive buyer’s guide and reference tool for product and supplier information in the meat, poultry and seafood marketplace.

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