Tastes & Trends Blog

All About the Zero Waste & Upcycling Trends

All About the Zero Waste & Upcycling Trends

August 3, 2021

The State of Food Waste Food waste is one of the biggest global issues facing the world right now. According to RTS, humans around the world currently wastes 1.4B tons of food annually, with the U.S. wasting around 40B tons. As food waste rots, it emits methane, a gas that’s even more harmful than CO2. […]

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Taking Taco Tuesday to the Next Level

Taking Taco Tuesday to the Next Level

July 27, 2021

The highlight of any week if you ask us? Taco Tuesday! Not only are tacos beloved, but they’re also trending. Keep reading to get Chef Howard’s take on amazing tacos that take Taco Tuesday to a whole new level! The year was 1973 (at least that’s what the legend says). In the Rapid City Journal […]

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Regulatory Update – July 2021 Edition

Regulatory Update – July 2021 Edition

July 20, 2021

BE vs. GMO Many consumers want to know, and have a right to know, the origins of their food and how it has been processed. Some of these consumers also want to know if their food was engineered through certain laboratory techniques.  But what is the difference between bioengineered (BE) ingredient disclosure and non-GMO labeling? […]

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Chickpeas: A Game Changer in Plant-Based

Chickpeas: A Game Changer in Plant-Based

July 13, 2021

For a longtime, plant-based foods were not exactly known for tasting that good. In recent years, that has changed as brands have innovated with new ingredients to appeal to a broader consumer base. Now, more consumers than ever are eating plant-based, either regularly or occasionally to improve their health and support sustainability efforts. When it […]

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A Quick Guide to Ghost Kitchens

A Quick Guide to Ghost Kitchens

July 6, 2021

What is a ghost kitchen? This has been a question many consumers have been asking recently. Ghost kitchens have been popping up everywhere over the last few years, and the concept has people intrigued – for good reason! Ghost kitchens are facilities that are used exclusively for online and delivery orders. The kitchens are supported […]

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Get to Know Our Newest Team Member!

Get to Know Our Newest Team Member!

June 30, 2021

This week we’re putting the spotlight on our new regional sales manager, Jim Gardiner! Get to know him by reading our Q&A. Jim Gardiner, Regional Sales Manager Q: Tell us about yourself. A: My wife Christi and I live in Novi, Michigan, which is about a half an hour west of Detroit.  I have lived […]

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