Procurement http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6753/more en The Complex World of K-12 Purchasing http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/complex-world-k-12-purchasing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sysco-US Foods merger the latest change to a distribution landscape already in flux because of unique procurement rules and new federal meal regulations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/complex-world-k-12-purchasing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/complex-world-k-12-purchasing#comments Procurement K-12 Schools Market Trends Supplier Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:25:00 +0000 37921 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Food Hubs Help Solve Local Sourcing Issues http://food-management.com/news-trends/food-hubs-help-solve-local-sourcing-issues <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Consolidated approach delivers reliability, consistency and transparency for operators looking to boost their healthy dining programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/food-hubs-help-solve-local-sourcing-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/food-hubs-help-solve-local-sourcing-issues#comments Procurement News & Trends Sustainability Private Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:13:00 +0000 35831 at http://food-management.com <p>Eric Buzby of A. T. Buzby Farm is a second generation farmer and one of the strongest farm partners of the Common Market food hub in Philadelphia.</p> Common Market Sysco-USF Merger: One Less Player in a Land of Giants http://food-management.com/editor039s-page/sysco-usf-merger-one-less-player-land-giants <div class="field-byline"> John Lawn </div> <div class="field-deck"> The proposed merger between Sysco and US Foods has significant implications for the longer term. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The proposed merger between Sysco and US Foods has significant implications for the longer term.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/editor039s-page/sysco-usf-merger-one-less-player-land-giants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/editor039s-page/sysco-usf-merger-one-less-player-land-giants#comments Procurement Editor's Page Opinions Private Mon, 23 Dec 2013 21:44:00 +0000 32891 at http://food-management.com <p>John Lawn, Food Management editor-in-chief.</p> New College GPO signs UC-Santa Barbara, Berkeley http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/new-college-gpo-signs-uc-santa-barbara-berkeley <div class="field-byline"> John Lawn </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A college-specific GPO begins operating with three major clients: UC-Santa Barbara, UC-Berkeley and Middlebury College.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/new-college-gpo-signs-uc-santa-barbara-berkeley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/new-college-gpo-signs-uc-santa-barbara-berkeley#comments Procurement Self Operated Colleges & Universities News & Trends Private Mon, 08 Apr 2013 17:55:00 +0000 25781 at http://food-management.com Sodexo Introduces Local Artisan http://food-management.com/sodexo/sodexo-introduces-local-artisan <div class="field-deck"> Initiative makes local products the stars of the cafe's daily production and elevates the chef from culinarian to artisan with a license to dazzle B&I lunchtime crowds. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Initiative makes local products the stars of the cafe's daily production and elevates the chef from culinarian to artisan with a license to dazzle B&I lunchtime crowds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/sodexo/sodexo-introduces-local-artisan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/sodexo/sodexo-introduces-local-artisan#comments Contract Operations Managed Services Procurement Retail Business & Industry Contractors Sodexo Sustainability Private Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:15:00 +0000 18521 at http://food-management.com Chief Artisan Chef Matt Crudder (r.) talks with small plate specialist Tyler Scholfield about the pickling cucumbers and dill they will brine for following week’s small plate station menu. IFBs vs. RFPs: What’s the Difference? http://food-management.com/procurement/ifbs-vs-rfps-what-s-difference <div class="field-deck"> School bids have traditionally followed the “Invitation for Bid” model, but some districts, like the Los Angeles Unified School District, have begun adopting the broader, “Request for Proposal” model </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Los Angeles Unified School District experiments with the “Request for Proposal” model</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/procurement/ifbs-vs-rfps-what-s-difference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/procurement/ifbs-vs-rfps-what-s-difference#comments Procurement K-12 Schools Private Mon, 18 Jun 2012 19:42:00 +0000 16811 at http://food-management.com CBS Investigates School Lunch Rebate Issue http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/cbs-investigates-school-lunch-rebate-issue <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A CBS News investigative report aired May 12th explored the ongoing investigation into potential fraud involving supplier rebates by contract management companies providing dining services management to school systems</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/cbs-investigates-school-lunch-rebate-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/cbs-investigates-school-lunch-rebate-issue#comments Managed Services Procurement K-12 Schools Legislation News & Trends Private Mon, 14 May 2012 17:15:00 +0000 14411 at http://food-management.com Montana District Saves $$ With Local Beef http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/montana-district-saves-local-beef <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kalispell (MT) Public Schools says it saves money by purchasing its beef from local producers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/montana-district-saves-local-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/montana-district-saves-local-beef#comments Procurement K-12 Schools News & Trends Private Mon, 14 May 2012 17:11:00 +0000 14391 at http://food-management.com Memphis Schools Increases Local Foods Usage http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/memphis-schools-increases-local-foods-usage <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Memphis City Schools is revamping the way it operates its foodservice's under former Baltimore City Schools Nutrition Services Director Tony Geraci, reports the Memphis Daily</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/memphis-schools-increases-local-foods-usage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/memphis-schools-increases-local-foods-usage#comments Procurement K-12 Schools News & Trends Sustainability Private Fri, 13 Apr 2012 17:56:00 +0000 13260 at http://food-management.com 15 Ways to Slice Your Food Costs http://food-management.com/management/15-ways-slice-your-food-costs <div class="field-byline"> Robert True </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here are the top areas on which to focus, each of them with a high payoff. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our annual segment-by-segment look at the trends and forces that will drive onsite foodservice in the year ahead.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/15-ways-slice-your-food-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/15-ways-slice-your-food-costs#comments Cost Management Management Procurement Production Private Sun, 01 Apr 2012 16:00:00 +0000 13322 at http://food-management.com