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Dodger Stadium selling miraculous frozen beer foam
There are few things in the world grosser than warm beer. And yet outdoor summer sporting events like baseball games sell beer at prices that demand it be savored in temperatures that guarantee it heats up.
Until now. The good people at Kirin have invented a revolutionary and massively intriguing new frozen beer-foam dispenser to top off cold beers with an icy head that boasts its ability to keep beer cold for at least 30 minutes.
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NAC Annual Convention & Trade Show one week away!
NAC will bring together the top food and beverage concession leaders in the recreation and leisure-time industry at the NAC Annual Convention & Trade Show on Aug. 6-9 at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans.
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Appellate division upholds ruling striking down soda ban
A court's appellate division has upheld a ruling striking down New York City's ban on large sodas and sugary drinks.
The ruling from the appellate division affirms State Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling's decision in March that Mayor Bloomberg's 16-ounce limit on sodas and other sweet drinks arbitrarily applied to only some sugary beverages and some places that sell them.
Jolly Time rolls out popcorn with Smart Balance oils
Sioux City Journal
Seeking to broaden its consumer appeal, Jolly Time Pop Corn has rolled out two varieties of buttery microwave popcorn made with Smart Balance's blend of heart-healthy cooking oils.
Smart Balance has developed a national following for its line of buttery spreads, peanut butters and other products that contain no hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated fats.
Live Nation revamps foodservice program
Nation's Restaurant News
Live Nation Entertainment, which operates 38 amphitheaters across North America, is revamping its foodservice program with commitments to use local produce and meat from humanely raised animals.
The live entertainment company has teamed with the Humane Society of the United States and has committed to serving hamburgers, hot dogs, Italian sausages and chicken tenders made with meat that carries Certified Humane, Global Animal Partnership or Animal Welfare Approved certification.
Paul Quinn College farm supplies produce for AT&T Stadium
Legends Hospitality and the newly-renamed AT&T Stadium are using these ingredients grown and harvested at the WE over ME Farm at Paul Quinn College.
"It's going to be picked today, and used this afternoon — it doesn't get fresher than that," said AT&T Stadium Executive Chef Orazio LaManna.
Barrier packaging applications — the road ahead
By Don Rosato
Food packaging barrier developments are expected to greatly help reduce food waste to better feed a growing world population. Approximately 1.3 billion tons or one-third of the food produced around the world is lost or wasted on its way from the farm to the fork. In industrialized countries, 210 to 255 pounds of food still fit for consumption per person, is simply thrown away each year. With limited natural resources, it is more effective to reduce food losses than to increase global food production.
Palm oil in the food supply: What consumers should know
As trans fats have disappeared from food ingredients, the main replacement — palm oil — has more than doubled in the U.S. food supply. But environmental concerns about its production and health concerns about its effect on bad cholesterol are making consumers think twice.
FDA says importers must audit food safety
The New York Times
More than two years after Congress passed a landmark law meant to prevent the importation of contaminated food that sickens Americans, the Food and Drug Administration proposed rules on Friday that for the first time put the main onus on companies to police the food they import.
The smell of chocolate could help boost bookstore sales
In the mood to buy? According to a new study in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, people engage more with the merchandise and staff when a bookstore smells like chocolate.
7 ways to be a more effective team leader
By Liz Murphy
What makes a team successful? If we're talking about the bottom line, a successful team meets and/or exceeds key performance metrics that further short- and long-term organizational goals. But getting your team to perform on paper has less to do with numbers than you might think, and more to do with being an emotionally intelligent and intuitive leader. The external success of a team comes from within, and while it's a lot of work, it can also be very rewarding.
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