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January 23, 2013

Food Trends for a New Year, 2013

The New Year is just around the corner and with a New Year comes predictions for what will happen and what trends might we anticipate.  After reviewing a number of sources such as the national Restaurant Association, Technomic, the Chicago based market research firm and Epicurious, after the break are some thoughts for what you might see in the coming year.

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September 05, 2012

FSI developing plans for more ethical treatment of animals

Food Services, Inc. a Regional Food management company based here in Milwaukee is announcing that it would work with its distributor and suppliers to eliminate the use of gestation crates. We will be collaborating with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) in developing plans for more ethical treatment of animals.  More after the break...

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August 23, 2012

Did You Know...From Plate to Trash Bin?

Americans are throwing out nearly every other bite of food, wasting up to 40 percent of the country's supply each year - a mass of uneaten provisions worth $165 Billion, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council.

An average family of four squanders $2,275 in food each year, or 20 pounds per person per month, according to the nonprofit and nonpartisan environmental advocacy group.

Food Waste is the largest single portion of solid waste cramming American landfills.  Since  the 1970s, the amount of uneaten fare that is dumped has jumped 50 percent.
The average American trashes 10 times as much food as a consumer in Southeast Asia, according to the council.

Source: Los Angles Times

For more information link www.nrdc.org

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July 05, 2012

Summer - Good Time to Review How Much Water/liquid Do You Need!

As the start of summer approaches, here's a quick review of recommendations for water/liquid intake. The human body is largely made up of water.  Water is used in every system of the body carrying nutrients to organs and cells and helping remove toxins and waste.  A lack of water can lead to dehydration where bodily functions cannot properly take place and individuals can become tired, lack of energy and lead to more serious complications.  More after the break...

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February 08, 2012

Vegetarians and Flexitarians

Food Services, Inc. would like to introduce you to our new web site and Blog.  We will continually update the site as well as this blog as we move forward to lead the way as your food service provider.

 

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