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2011-05-10 07:00:00

GREELEY, Colo., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) today announced that it will participate in the BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market Conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Bill Lovette, Pilgrim's president and chief executive officer, will address investors beginning at approximately 10 a.m. Eastern. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet at the following link:...

2011-04-26 05:00:00

SEATTLE, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NetMotion Wireless, a leading provider of mobile productivity and management software, today announced the company will participate in Field Service 2011, April 26-29, 2011. In addition to showcasing Mobility XE, a mobile VPN that maximizes enterprise worker productivity, the company will co-present with U.S. Foodservice best practices in the educational session, "More Power to the Mobile: How U.S. Foodservice Keeps Mobile Workers Connected to...

2011-04-20 15:17:00

ATLANTA, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The parent company of award-winning QSR® magazine and top-ranked foodservice website QSRmagazine.com today announced the formation of a new publishing group, Food News Media. QSR associate publisher Greg Sanders has been named group publisher of the new venture, while Blair Chancey, editor in chief of QSR, has been named editorial director. Food News Media remains committed to delivering relevant, unbiased industry news and...

2011-03-14 15:30:00

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Manitowoc Foodservice as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products and helping to educate consumers about those products. Globally, Manitowoc Foodservice is recognized as a world-class manufacturer of commercial kitchen...

2011-02-24 13:53:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, the Japan Pavilion will acquaint the industry with the unique flavors and exciting new innovations of Japan at the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of New York. The show runs from February 27 to March 1, 2011 at the Jacob Javits Center. It is the largest and only marketplace on the East Coast devoted entirely to Japanese foods. The hot trend of Japanese food is here to stay, with popular restaurants and...

2011-01-13 16:28:40

More than good food an atmosphere make you return to a restaurant What is it that makes you want to return to a restaurant again and again? The food? The service? Atmosphere? Sure. But according to research spearheaded by John Antun, associate professor in the Department of Retail, Hospitality and Tourism and director of the Culinary Institute at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Robert E. Frash Jr., chair of the HRT department at the College of Charleston (S.C.), there are two more...

2010-12-20 08:18:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- John Galt Solutions, the leading provider of affordable planning solutions for the consumer-driven supply chain, today announced that it has been named again as a top technology provider by Food Logistics magazine. The annual Food Logistics 100 recognizes leading technology solution and service providers for the food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industries. Each year, the editors of Food Logistics recognize 100 top technology and solution...

2010-12-14 00:01:34

Partnership Will Help Restaurants Leverage Group-Buying to Fill Tables and Fuel DealOn Distribution Network with More Restaurant Deals New York (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 Nation's Restaurant News (NRN), the leading news and information portal for the restaurant and foodservice industry, and DealOn, a leading group-buying website and distribution network, today announced an agreement to provide NRN's restaurant industry audience with an integrated group-buying and online marketing program....

2010-12-10 11:28:00

Acquisition expected to further expand High Liner's presence in U.S. seafood foodservice industry (all figures in USD unless otherwise noted) LUNENBURG, NS, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - High Liner Foods Incorporated (TSX: HLF; HLF.A), a leading North American processor and marketer of superior quality seafood, announced today that the company has plans to acquire Viking Seafoods, Inc. (Viking), a value-added foodservice company based in Malden, Massachusetts.  The transaction...

2010-11-15 10:49:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of Compass Group USA enjoyed the fall flavors as thousands of its locations featured the 2nd annual 'It Takes You-Eat Local' campaign this past September. Across the country, cafes promoted locally grown produce, conducted on-site farmers markets, sponsored farm tours and used local ingredients in an effort to provide visibility to the many benefits of buying locally. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090929/CL83598LOGO...


Word of the Day
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.'