Modesto, California-based Fiscalini Cheese Co. is heading into IDDBA with a new head cheesemaker, says Laura Genasci, managing partner. At the beginning of the year, the company hired fifth-generation cheesemaker Alex Borgo.
Commissaries, central kitchens and other facilities that supply prepared and other value-added foods to grocery retail are always on the lookout for that edge that will separate their products from the competition’s. Fortunately, leading spice manufacturers are stepping up to the plate with new products to help them do just that.
The most important service provided by the nation’s supermarkets is the delivery of safe food to its customers. When there’s a recall — and, given the nature of the business, they can’t be avoided — that bond of trust between grocer and consumer is threatened.
CHICAGO — A June 12 roundtable at the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual show, “Retail Insights from Visionary Produce Managers,” featured winners of the group’s annual Retail Produce Manager Awards discussing the ways they make their departments stand out from the competition.