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Food Insecurity On Campus? It’s Real.

As college students prepare to return to their dorms, some of them will be worried about getting enough to eat during the school year. According to Feeding America, food insecurity is “a lack of consistent access to enough food for every person in a household to live...

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Essay: The Myth of Middle Management

The redundancy of middle management seems to be a popular topic in business management literature these days. Similar to increased discussion around the dwindling middle class in today’s society, scholars and business leaders are beginning to more fully recognize the...

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Snacking: The Most Important Meal of the Day?

The next generation are grazing and snacking far more frequently than generations before it. More than half of Gen Z (some of whom are teenagers) and Millennials (none of whom are teens, and some of whom are pushing 40) eat three meals per day. But 84% of Gen Z and...

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How Food Manufacturers Can Elevate Fourth of July Food

The food at any Fourth of July party is quintessential Americana, but like Thanksgiving, it tends to emphasize home cooking. Most Fourth of July hosts will have a barbecue or cookout (yes, there is a difference), along with cheap beer, sides, and salads. Expert hosts...

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To Tip or Not to Tip? Depends, Really.

I have written way too much lately about inflation, the economy, wages and the grim realities of wrestling employment in our industry back to normalcy. As we continue to navigate a climate where the effects of the pandemic are still bringing very real challenges, we...

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