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Prediction: Vegetables to take spotlight in 2013

Foodservice research and consulting firm Technomic has assembled 10 food trends that may significantly impact the restaurant industry in 2013. These expert insights are based on site visits evaluating the restaurant scene in cities across the country as well as interviews and surveys of operators, chefs and consumers, backed up by qualitative data from its Digital Resource Library and quantitative data from its MenuMonitor database. At the top of the list: vegetables take their star…  » Read more
New MVC president wants to tackle labor, public relations

New MVC president wants to tackle labor, public relations

Ralph Oomen is in line to become the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC). Currently the vice president, he’ll start his two-year term as president in 2013. Ralph’s family has been farming in western Michigan for nearly a century, ever since his grandfather, Henry Oomen, bought a 40-acre farm in Hart, Mich. Henry raised dairy cattle, corn, small grains and potatoes. When he started slowing down, his son, Joe, took over. Joe was…  » Read more

Bolthouse Farms recalls carrot chips

Bolthouse Farms is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Bolthouse Farms 16-ounce Carrot Chips following a routine sampling event, conducted on October 22, by a North Carolina health official. The company was notified on October 31 that the inspection detected the possibility of salmonella in the single16-ounce bag that was tested. Bolthouse Farms has not received any reports of consumer illness or other consumer complaints related to this product. No other Bolthouse Farms products are…  » Read more