Understanding Gestation Crate Free/Animal Welfare

Food & Drink Resources is working with one of our preferred manufacturing vendors – Maple Leaf Foods – to bring you a special one-hour online information session titled “Understanding Gestation Crate Free/Animal Welfare.” We will touch on California’s Prop 12 and what it means for restaurants and food manufacturers looking to source pork products.

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Lamb Poutine For Saint Patrick’s Day

We can’t think of a better Saint Patrick’s Day limited time offer (LTO) for the menu at a pub or sports bar than poutine. The key to a perfectly delicious poutine is golden brown tots and melty cheese. Go easy on the gravy and don’t forget about the green beer for effect.

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Bento Boxes Are Trending (Or At Least They Should Be)

While bento boxes may have a reputation in the US of A as a creative way to pack a kid’s lunchbox, the history (and future) of bento boxes goes much further than that. Starting in Japan nearly a thousand years ago, bento boxes have been used to take food to work, to serve food on trains, bring lunch to school, then purchased at convenience stores and bento shops — yes, there are shops solely dedicated to selling bento boxes. Bento boxes are so big in Japan, you can even get them out of vending machines. Continue reading