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As farm to table dining becomes more popular, it’s not uncommon to see ingredients’ origins printed on a menu. Knowing which farm grew the heirloom tomatoes in their salad or where the chicken on their plate was raised gives many diners confidence in their food choices. Still, knowing the exact journey food takes from farm to fork is rare, but advances in technology are making the supply chain safer and more transparent than ever before.[…] Continue Reading »
The way Americans eat is changing. Consumers are eating more meals away from home, and eating out isn’t always a special occasion. But even when grabbing breakfast on the way to work, buying a snack between meetings or picking up a weeknight dinner, consumers expect fast service, fresh ingredients and a fair price.
Places that people turn to for on-the-go meals also are changing.[…] Continue Reading »
Food is a powerful thing when it comes to triggering memories. Probably everyone can think of an experience that was at least partly defined by food eaten, whether it was a special occasion celebrated at a restaurant or a holiday eating a home-cooked meal with family. There are plenty of businesses that aim to deliver a memorable experience to consumers, and by not giving food and beverages the attention they deserve, some operators are missing an important opportunity to impress customers and keep them coming back.[…] Continue Reading »