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Cafeteria Trends
The American School Food Service Association (ASFSA) is continually monitoring the school foodservice arena to explore trends, issues and factors impacting its members. As part of these efforts, the ...more
Campus Food Is Hot
Campus foodservice sales are jumping. Total sales at 100 colleges and universities that self-operate food service increased 8.9% over the past year and food purchases rose 8.5%, according to Foodserv...more
Ground Pepper
For better flavor, always use freshly ground pepper. The flavor comes from the oils of the sliced peppercorns.
Hospital Room Service
A new trend has hospital patients looking forward to meal times. Many hospitals are treating their patients more like hotel guests now. Patients choose their meal from a menu and have their food deli...more
How to Prepare an Onion Blossom
Cut 1/2 to 3/4 inch off the top of a colossal size onion and peel (do not cut root end). Place peeled onion in the Onion Bloomer and pull down on handle. Lift up handle to release onion. Gently separ...more
National Dairy Council Encourages Milk Consumption
Calcium Summit II Addresses Calcium Deficiency Among America's Youth
Experts strategize new solutions to reach and teach America's youth.
WASHINGTON, DC - January 17, 2002 - Hundreds of nu...more
Americans consume more than 16.5 billion quarts of popped popcorn annually. Because it is high in fiber and carbohydrates and low in calories (only 33 per cup) and fat, it is one of the most nutritiou...more
Promoting Healthy Eating Behaviors
Partnership Developed to Promote Healthy Eating Patterns. The American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Dietetic Association, the National Medical Associ...more
Soups are becoming a fast growing menu item for many foodservice establishments. Part of this trend can be attributed to versatility. Hot and cold soups can be served as appetizers, lunch or dinner. S...more