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What is the Future of Foodservice Distribution?

In June, Maines Paper and Food Service Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. At $3.5 billion in annual sales, the family-owned company represented the largest and most expansive privately held business based in the Binghamton, Delaware region. According to Forbes,...

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Perspective: Why We Were Wrong About Covid-19

In the 1993 film Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney Phil failed to see his shadow, whereby the stout mayor pronounced there would, sadly, be six more weeks of winter. In the darkness of February, Americans look for any glimpse of hope to stave off cold nights, dry skin and...

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Had the NRA Show Happened, Plant-Based Would Have Dominated

The plant-based food and beverage movement is obvious to anyone who attended the 2019 National Restaurant Show last year (rest in peace 2020), and it has only increased in popularity during Covid-19 along with animal protein shortages. (Note that parts of this post...

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Cloud Kitchens Are the Winners During Covid-19

This week, FAT Brands, owner of Fatburger and Hurricane Grill & Wings, announced it partnered with ghost kitchen facility Epic Kitchens in Chicago.  CEO Andy Wiederhorn said offering multiple off-premise channels is crucial during the coronavirus because "ghost...

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