Celebrating America and supporting American growth initiatives is a great way to spend July 4th! At Foothill Farms®, we are keeping American products a priority on every other day, too.
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Dressing mixes are the versatile ingredients you can easily have on hand to keep chicken on the plate and diners asking for more.
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The Foothill Farms® K-12 Recipe Challenge kicked off this April and runs until September 30, 2014. Foodservice professionals may submit up to four recipes during the promotional period, earning a $100 airline gift card per recipe submission. This is not a contest, but rather a reward for submitting unique recipes using Foothill Farms® products. The gift cards can be used for any type of travel and is not limited to ANC.
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Sometimes cooks get hung up on not being able to make a dish properly because they are missing an ingredient. I remind myself and my colleagues that when the dish was made for the first time it was just that person’s impression of how THEY thought it should taste. It doesn’t mean it is set in stone until the end of time! You can selectively omit and recreate!
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With more than 80 dressing recipes online, Foothill Farms® offers operators unique salad dressing, sandwich spread and dipping sauce inspiration to satisfy patron cravings while allowing operators to make top dressing menu claims including—freshly made, signature and house.
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New research shows that opening the door to the thriving soup and salad market can bring in additional sales. Technomic, a leading research group for the foodservice industry, found that 43% of consumers chose a certain restaurant based on their salad options alone. It is important for us in the foodservice industry to recognize these emerging trends so that we stay informed and offer what today’s consumer is demanding. Fast casual restaurants,… Read More
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Foothill Farms® began transitioning TUF® and Milani® brands into one foodservice mega brand. The consolidation process began last December and will continue throughout 2014 until all TUF® and Milani® branded products are sold and replaced with the newly packaged Foothill Farms® product line.
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Spaghetti, pizza, sloppy joes, chili, and tacos are known as “kid-tested, mom-approved” meals but when the ingredients have too much salt, they quickly turn into cafeteria no-gos! Flavorwise™ from Foothill Farms® was created to help reduce sodium on school menus without sacrificing taste. Each product has 310mg sodium or less per serving, 0g trans fat, is low fat or fat free and contains no cholesterol or added MSG. The National School Lunch… Read More
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For a Latin sauce with flair, just add water. It really can be that simple! As food professionals, we know better than to overlook the importance of a quality accompanying sauce. It elevates the main dish and turns great into extraordinary. However, the reality of creating the perfect sauce from scratch for every individual recipe can translate to losing valuable prep time and drive up expense as the list of ingredients increases. … Read More
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Recent Government Changes to School Meal Regulations Allows Cafeterias More Quantity and Variety The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act was recently modified, lifting the previous restrictions on grain and protein maximums. This change is anticipated to positively affect school cafeterias nationwide. In theory, limiting the amount of carbohydrates and calories from a meal contributes positively to weight management and combats the health concern of childhood obesity. In reality, schools are forced to offer a… Read More
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