US Foods has donated $2.5 million dollars in food and supplies over the last four weeks to fight hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic. The donations equate to more than 150 semi-truck loads of product. US Foods worked with its longtime partner Feeding America and other local charitable organizations across the country to distribute food such as meat, dairy, and produce and other non-food supplies.
The study says 33% of students are satisfied with their school's foodservice facilities.
June 10, 2019
Delivery, technology and health trends are changing the foodservice landscape and younger generations are leading this charge, according to “2019 College & University Consumer Trend Report,” a report published by Technomic, Chicago.
Changing demographics, rising disposable income and the pursuit of healthy living are reshaping consumer demand for specialty, better-for-you and sustainable food options.
March 8, 2019
Evolving consumer preferences and rapid technological change are transforming the food supply chain, according to the “Consumer Insider,” an industry report released by Brown Gibbons Lang & Co. (BGL), Cleveland, Ohio.
Over 20 purchasing-oriented firms have already joined Buyers Edge Platform, including purchasing consultants, technology providers, several GPOs, a loyalty rewards program, a leading fresh produce management company and several food and supplies manufacturers.
August 21, 2018
Dining Alliance, a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) for local foodservice operators in Rochester, N.Y., unveiled the Buyers Edge Platform, a network of GPOs, service companies, technology providers and supply chain consultants serving over 45,000 locations throughout the foodservice ecosystem. Buyers Edge Platform is made up of Dining Alliance; Consolidated Concepts, Waltham, Mass.; Buyers Edge Purchasing, New London, Conn.; Axis Purchasing, Purcellville, Va.; Sundell and Associates, Cave Creek, Ariz.; RP Procurement, Orlando, Fla.; FoodBAM, Waltham, Mass.; Source1 Purchasing, Boynton Beach, Fla.; Fresh Concepts, Murrieta, Ga., and other member GPOs and consulting companies.
The industry’s total employment impact is more than 1 million jobs nationwide, more than the number of people who live in the state of Delaware.
August 14, 2018
The foodservice distribution industry’s vast economic footprint contributes significantly to local, state and federal economies and delivers the goods to sustain America’s appetite for dining out, according to a report by the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA), McLean, Va.
The May 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine highlights sustainable solutions for companies along the cold chain, plus coronavirus and food safety coverage, lift truck technology, pizza innovations, new dairy and dairy-alternative products, plus much more—just click the stories below to start reading.