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Order Strawberries for Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is almost here. When most people think about this romantic holiday, they think of chocolate and flowers. However, there’s perhaps no food more romantic than strawberries. Order some strawberries from your food service provider, and read below to learn how to feature them on your menu. Strawberries and Valentine’s Day Here are some of the top ways you can feature strawberries on

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Spinach Supply Greatly Improves

Start your week off with a new Market News report! Continue reading for a quick summary on the produce industry:    SPINACH: Overall good quality, size, and texture. Slight discoloration present from ice damage and colder weather. GREEN ONIONS: Supplies are a bit on the light side due to labor shortages and ice delays. ARUGULA: Overall good quality & performance. Low percentage of yellowing

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Turning Fresh Produce into Tasty Side Dishes!

Choosing popular, healthy side options for your menu can be a challenge. Chasin Foods offers the fresh produce that makes it easy to serve health-conscious, yet delicious side dishes your customers will love! Quinoa Salad Fluffy quinoa mixed in with diced cucumbers and a zesty lemon dressing or vinaigrette is the perfect way to dress up your side dish game with a healthy and light

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Strong Apple Demand Causes Prices to Rise

Our weekly Market News highlight summary is here! Continue reading for an update on the produce industry:   APPLES: The apple market remains firm with rising prices this week as demand remains strong as we approach February. Movement has been above expectations the last several months leaving growers with less inventory than expected; therefore, pushing prices higher.  AVOCADOS: Mexico’s harvest is now producing more

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Specialty Produce Items for Standout Menu Specials

  Need some ideas for your next casual dining specials? We have some scrumptious entrees for your next big hit! Specialty Fruits and Vegetables We have a slew of fruits and vegetables to wet your customer’s appetites: Collard greens Green cabbage Corn cobs Daikon radish Grapefruit Related: Top Recipes for 2022 that Feature Fresh Foods Great Appetizer Items Give your customers tasty treats to

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Expect Heavy Lettuce Supply

Your weekly Market News report is here! For an update on the produce industry, continue reading:   LETTUCE: Supplies will be heavy the next two weeks. Now is a good time to increase your ten-week average. Quality has been very good, and the market is steady to slightly softer. Forecast is for prices to be steady at current levels for the next week or

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Ways to Incorporate Fruit into Your Menu

Not only is fruit extremely healthy, but it’s also very versatile. While various melons and berries taste great plain, you can also use them in a variety of dishes. Here are a few ways to incorporate fruit into your menu: 1. Drinks Fruit infused water makes the perfect addition to beverages on your menu, whether they’re alcoholic or non-alcoholic. For something very simple, just

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Lime Market Is Active, Prices Rise

Our weekly Market News highlight summary is here! Continue reading for an update on the produce industry: LIMES: Market is quite active this week and prices are rising daily. Strong demand and extremely light volume continue to strain the supply chain. We are at risk of seeing some pro-rates if we cannot secure enough fruit at the border for contracts. It’s imperative we remain

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Top Recipes for 2022 that Feature Fresh Foods

  New year, new menu! 2022 will be the year of fresh foods, plant-forward menus, and great eats—and we’re here to make it a reality.   Related: Delicious Plant-Forward Meals   Fresh vegetables make great plant-forward appetizers, like avocado fries, croquettes, tarts, and more! Get the best veggie appetizer recipes here.   Or create robust salads for your menu that utilize the fresh produce

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Recent Weather Has Drastically Reduced Cauliflower Supply

Your weekly Market News report is here! For an update on the produce industry, continue reading:    CAULIFLOWER: The persistent extreme cold weather in the southern growing region has drastically reduced supply on more commodity items that now includes cauliflower. Overall good demand. Quality, sizing & texture look good. I am guessing about two weeks of tight supply on this item. ASPARAGUS: Steady on

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