News & Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en UNC-Wilmington in the tank for sustainability http://food-management.com/news-trends/unc-wilmington-tank-sustainability <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> A 250-gallon aquaponic tank will grow herbs, veggies and even fish for campus dining—right in the middle of a dining hall! </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A 250-gallon aquaponic tank will grow herbs, veggies and even fish for campus dining—right in the middle of a dining hall!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/unc-wilmington-tank-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/unc-wilmington-tank-sustainability#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Tue, 05 May 2015 12:27:00 +0000 47621 at http://food-management.com <p>A 250-gallon aquaponics tank gets assembled in UNC-Wilmington&#39;s Wagoner Dining Hall.</p> UNC-Wilmington Smoothies spark breakfast sales at alternate school http://food-management.com/news-trends/smoothies-spark-breakfast-sales-alternate-school <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Kid-friendly concoctions appeal to kids while still meeting federal breakfast regs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kid-friendly concoctions appeal to kids while still meeting federal breakfast regs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/smoothies-spark-breakfast-sales-alternate-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/smoothies-spark-breakfast-sales-alternate-school#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Mon, 04 May 2015 18:46:00 +0000 47611 at http://food-management.com <p>A staffer prepares &quot;Green Machine&quot; breakfast smoothies made with mango, pineapple, banana, spinach, yogurt and milk.</p> Rochester Public Schools USDA finds fewer improper payments in school meal programs http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-finds-fewer-improper-payments-school-meal-programs <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Department allocates $8.5 million toward more progress in school meal program operational and oversight efforts. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Department allocates $8.5 million toward more progress in school meal program operational and oversight efforts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-finds-fewer-improper-payments-school-meal-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-finds-fewer-improper-payments-school-meal-programs#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Mon, 04 May 2015 17:22:00 +0000 47601 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Take a Tour of Arizona State University’s Dining Program http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/take-tour-arizona-state-university-s-dining-program <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>With 83,000 students, dining services must have a vast array of service points and styles to meet the needs and preferences of its student body.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/take-tour-arizona-state-university-s-dining-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/take-tour-arizona-state-university-s-dining-program#comments Colleges & Universities Galleries Menu Trends Private Mon, 04 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 47591 at http://food-management.com Report: K-12 milk consumption on decline http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-k-12-milk-consumption-decline <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Paper delivered to Congressional committee explores impact of federal school meal policies on this traditional source of nutrients. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Paper delivered to Congressional committee explores impact of federal school meal policies on this traditional source of nutrients.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-k-12-milk-consumption-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-k-12-milk-consumption-decline#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Fri, 01 May 2015 17:20:00 +0000 47581 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock 5 Things: Expired meat served to students and allegations of discrimination at college campus http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-expired-meat-served-students-and-allegations-discrimination-college-campus <div class="field-deck"> These and more are the things you missed for the week of April 27. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>These and more are the things you missed for the week of April 27.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-expired-meat-served-students-and-allegations-discrimination-college-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-expired-meat-served-students-and-allegations-discrimination-college-campus#comments News & Trends Private Fri, 01 May 2015 14:03:00 +0000 47571 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Contractor/caterer hybrid starts up in Nashville http://food-management.com/news-trends/contractorcaterer-hybrid-starts-nashville <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Sifted matches local chefs and corporate clients on regular team-building lunch events. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sifted matches local chefs and corporate clients on regular team-building lunch events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/contractorcaterer-hybrid-starts-nashville" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/contractorcaterer-hybrid-starts-nashville#comments Business & Industry News & Trends Private Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:38:00 +0000 47561 at http://food-management.com <p>Sifted co-founders Jessica Legge (l.) and Kimberley Lexow look to provide companies with employee pleasing special lunch events.</p> Sifted Packers, Sportservice Plan Gastropub at Lambeau Field http://food-management.com/news-trends/packers-sportservice-plan-gastropub-lambeau-field <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> The 1919 Kitchen & Tap will feature innovative twists on old favorites from an open kitchen production area. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Green Bay Packers and concessionaire Delaware North Sportservice plan to open a gastropub restaurant called the 1919 Kitchen &amp; Tap at the team&#39;s Lambeau Field home stadium in late July, the team has announced.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/packers-sportservice-plan-gastropub-lambeau-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/packers-sportservice-plan-gastropub-lambeau-field#comments Contractors More Segments Delaware North Companies News & Trends Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:19:00 +0000 47541 at http://food-management.com <p>Display of the new eatery&#39;s logo and architectural photos during the news conference announcing the 1919 Kitchen &amp; Tap.</p> Green Bay Packers Comcast Melds Ovations with Two Other Units http://food-management.com/news-trends/comcast-melds-ovations-two-other-units <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> New Spectra unit will integrate venue management, ticketing and concessions under one brand. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Comcast-Spectacor is combining the operations of three of its business units&mdash;Global Spectrum (venue management), <a href="http://food-management.com/top-50-listings/fm-top-50-2015-no-11-ovations-food-services">Ovations Food Services</a> (concessions) and Paciolan (ticketing)&mdash;under a single brand called Spectra.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/comcast-melds-ovations-two-other-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/comcast-melds-ovations-two-other-units#comments Contractors More Segments Ovations Food Services News & Trends Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:32:00 +0000 47481 at http://food-management.com <p>The Bar was a concept introduced by Ovations two years ago to serve catering clients in public assembly facilities with custom made beverages.</p> Menu Mix: Falling Hard for that Southern Charm http://food-management.com/menu-trends/menu-mix-falling-hard-southern-charm <div class="field-deck"> Southern dishes have that special ability to convey the unmistakable feeling of home, even if your climate is more snow shovel than porch swing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Southern dishes have that special ability to convey the unmistakable feeling of home, even if your climate is more snow shovel than porch swing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/menu-trends/menu-mix-falling-hard-southern-charm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/menu-trends/menu-mix-falling-hard-southern-charm#comments Market Trends Menu Trends Private Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:10:00 +0000 47531 at http://food-management.com <p>New Orleans&rsquo; iconic po&rsquo;boy brings some true Southern comfort to students at Columbia University.</p>