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2011-09-21 07:00:00

Introducing a new way to build relationships. Itâs new. Itâs refreshingly unique. It costs significantly less than traditional POS systems and it's completely mobile. (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 ISISPOS now provides Sizzlerâs with the POS technology to create exciting new food trucks that bring a fresh flavor to the streets. The delicious food trucksâ”made possible by ISISPOS technologyâ”are providing people with...

2011-08-11 13:51:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CRAVE has been honored with a 2011 Hot Concepts! award by Nation's Restaurant News (NRN) for its bold tactics, creativity and strong performance in a poor economy. NRN's Hot Concepts! award recognizes forward-thinking companies with emerging growth potential that appeal to consumers and position themselves at the leading edge of the foodservice industry. It is one of the restaurant industry's most prestigious programs for up-and-coming companies....

2011-08-11 10:15:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With nearly 16 million college and university students in the United States commanding over $300 billion in spending power, college and university foodservice is establishing itself as a promising foodservice revenue channel. Campus foodservice is an important component of the college experience, with 44 percent of college students polled by Technomic indicating that their school's dining program was at least somewhat important in deciding where to...

2011-08-08 10:15:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The past 30 years have seen an increase in immigrants from numerous countries in Asia, Latin, Central and South America to the United States. A new study by Technomic and C3 finds that regardless of ethnicity, moms are the most likely members of their families to make decisions on restaurant patronage and that, despite their diverse tastes, many share similar motivations and attitudes about food. Technomic Director of Consumer Research Sara Monnette...

2011-07-07 09:30:00

CHICAGO, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Top 200 Canadian Restaurant Chains, which account for over $25 billion and nearly 60 percent of the Canadian commercial restaurant industry's total sales, experienced a $741 million, or 3 percent increase in sales in 2010. While that number is an improvement over 2009, it does reflect an industry still operating in a difficult economic environment. Unit growth was modest, with the net addition of 73 new restaurants, down from 290 net new units in...

2011-06-13 15:00:00

GREELEY, Colo., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) today announced that it will participate in the Jefferies & Co. 2011 Global Consumer Conference on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in Nantucket, MA. Bill Lovette, Pilgrim's president and chief executive officer, will address investors beginning at approximately 2:20 p.m. Eastern. An audio version of the presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet at the following link:...

2011-06-10 19:12:00

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, The National Toxicology Program released its Report on Carcinogens, which included the substance styrene. The following statement on the safety of foodservice packaging products made from polystyrene can be attributed to Cal Dooley, CEO of the American Chemistry Council: "In light of the recent inclusion of the substance styrene in the National Toxicology Program's (NTP) 12th Report on Carcinogens, some people may wonder whether...

2011-05-20 09:42:00

HAYWARD, Calif., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CoverMate® has introduced an extra-large size of its popular stretch-to-fit foodservice covers that offer a convenient way to keep food fresh. The new size is designed to fit full and half-size hotel and catering pans, cafeteria trays, large serving bowls and platters. Since introducing the foodservice covers in 2010, CoverMate has added additional capacity, which has allowed for a 50% price reduction making CoverMate the most...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'