Photos from the 2018 FDR Golf Outing

 

Again this year, Food & Drink Resources along with our colleagues in the national food/beverage manufacturing and restaurant industries were able to golf in Denver to benefit Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters program locally. In all, we raised $8,000 thanks to sponsors (you can learn about all of them here) and players who purchased mulligans and played in other games – like the marshmallow longest drive! Continue reading

A Big Thank You to the 2018 FDR Golf Outing Sponsors

Again this year, Food & Drink Resources (FDR) is partnering with Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters in Colorado to produce a golf outing for our friends in the corporate restaurant industry. Our food and beverage manufacturing sponsors have made the FDR Golf Outing possible. Thank you to all of them for supporting FDR and this great cause!

 

 

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Preferred FDR Vendor Network Member: White Toque

Food & Drink Resources (FDR) has collaborated with White Toque since the early days of our culinary agency. As a foodservice importer of hard-to-find frozen and specialty foods from Europe and Central America, White Toque has become a relied upon vendor for FDR’s chain restaurant clients. We find the unique products they source to be of particular value. Continue reading

Food and Beverage Trends Millennials Can’t Get Enough Of

Every generation brings different preferences that force business to shift accordingly, and millennials’ influence on the food industry is no exception. Here are seven food and beverage trends that today’s young adults can’t get enough of…according to FDR’s intern Mary Murphy.  Mary is a junior at Western Michigan University majoring in Food & CPG Marketing.

 

1. Organic & Natural

The younger generation has brought an awareness and demand for healthier food options. Twenty-somethings are much more inclined to order something off the menu that has the words “organic” or “natural” in the ingredient list. Continue reading

Zero-Proof and Low-ABV Summer Cocktails

Summer cocktails should be light and refreshing, and after a day of playing in the sun, you should be able to quench your thirst without getting knocked on your behind from the alcohol. Right now, fresh ingredients and creative combinations are taking precedence over a big hit of alcohol—that’s why today’s bar professionals are creating zero-proof and low alcohol by volume (ABV) cocktails that are easy to love on warm summer days. Continue reading

A Preferred FDR Vendor: Maple Leaf Foods

Food & Drink Resources (FDR) has worked with Maple Leaf Foods since 2017 when the company decided to expand outside of Canada into the United States. As a preferred vendor, FDR positions Maple Leaf’s meat products in front of our restaurant operator clients when it is a good fit. Maple Leaf makes that job easy. Continue reading