The Chuck Olsen Co. Inc., Visalia, Calif., has been stepping up its load consolidation service to better serve its customers and should see a big jump in grape volume this season, said Jeff Olsen, president.
If the admonishment “no dessert until you eat your vegetables” still haunts you from your childhood, you’ll be happy to know that you can indulge guilt free when you dine at New York City’s Gramercy Tavern.
A different schedule, a mobile app to match buyers and sellers and a series of a la carte education sessions are just a few of the new features at the Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Conference and Expo.
In language that supporters hope is included in the next Child Nutrition Act reauthorization, new legislation aims to make it easier for school foodservice directors to buy local food for student meals.
CHICAGO — Students may be a captive audience at lunch time, but school foodservice officials say they want options and ideas from produce marketers to present fruits and vegetables to kids in an attractive way.