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Veg-Fresh announces new EFI certifications

- General News
Veg-Fresh Farms announces the EFI certification of two of the company's packing facilities and citrus fields

Restaurants Canada documents pandemic damage, lack of government support

- General News
The Canadian government has missed an opportunity to implement sector-specific support for the restaurant industry, which was the hardest hit by the pandemic.

Survey: half of consumers plan to order from or dine at restaurants for Thanksgiving

- General News
Inspired by convenience and cost savings, one-third of consumers (32%) plan to order takeout/delivery for Thanksgiving dinner this year while 17% plan to dine in person at a restaurant.

Square Q3 restaurant report shows dining traffic stabilizes in American downtowns

- General News
Square released the latest edition of its quarterly Restaurant Industry Report, which uses data across Square’s food and beverage sellers to examine dining trends and shifts in both consumer spending and restaurant wages.

US Foods plans to acquire Saladino’s Foodservice

- General News
US Foods announced plans to acquire Fresno, CA-based Saladino's Food service as it reported third quarter earnings on Nov. 9.

My robot lunch from Sweetgreen

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A robot made lunch for my wife and me. Not entirely, of course. But a large part of the salad bowls that we had at Sweetgreen’s new location in Naperville, IL did come through a robotic assembly line.

An unsettling look at restaurant food safety

- Analysis
Ugly food safety incidents are the topic of Francine L. Shaw’s new book, Who’s Watching the Kitchen? Except not from the point of view of the hapless consumer but of a longtime health inspector and food safety expert.

Sysco adds commercial driving testing sites in Florida and Texas

- General News
Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, today announced it has been awarded contracts that allow its Central Florida and North Texas sites to become full-service Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test sites.

Sysco breaks ground on facility in Arizona

- General News
Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, held an event today to celebrate the groundbreaking of its new 353,600-square-foot facility, Sysco Arizona East.

Behind the scenes at a top-level restaurant

- Analysis
Produce items are vital parts of high cuisine. But they’re far in the background.