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Foodservice sector is far from normal

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As long as society remains constrained by the COVID-19 pandemic, the foodservice industry will operate at less than full capacity, produce suppliers say.

California Giant anounces 3rd Annual Chef Invitational finalists

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California Giant is proud to announce the finalists of its 3rd Annual Chef Invitational by going digital and including a new philanthropic component that allows non-profit organizations two chances to win cash prizes.

U.S. restaurants to lose $240 billion this year

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The produce companies supplying restaurants in 2020 lost customers for several months, and even with foodservice opening back up, this year will be a horrible one financially.

Billion dollar foodservice distributor files bankruptcy

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Maines Paper & Food Service, Inc., Conklin, NY, a 101-year old distributor with $3.5 billion in annual sales, filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with a plan for liquidation.

Chefs share COVID-19 challenges, adaptations at United Fresh Live   

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A panel of the United Fresh Produce Association’s Produce Excellence in Foodservice award winners probably expected to talk about incorporating more fresh produce on menus.

Field Fresh Farms expands retail distribution in response to market changes

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Field Fresh Farms, a leading grower/shipper of conventional and organic produce, has responded to market changes and consumer demand created in part by the COVID-19 pandemic, by building upon existing relationships and expanding its retail presence by establishing new collaborations.

Fivestar Gourmet Foods distributes food boxes to local communities

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Working with the Feeding America food bank network, FiveStar, the maker of Simply Fresh branded products—longtime consumer favorites—is now on the frontlines distributing fresh and wholesome foods directly to the community as part of a massive USDA-funded program known as “Farmers to Families.”

United Fresh Releases Spring 2020 Fresh Insights for Foodservice

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 8, 2020) – The Spring 2020 issue of United Fresh’s Fresh Insights for …

Pandemic restrictions may bankrupt salad chain

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The parent company of Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation restaurants plans to file bankruptcy and does not see a path to reopen any of its nearly 100 restaurants.

United Fresh names 2020 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Award winners

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 1, 2020) – Nine of the country’s most innovative chefs and foodservice professionals …