Japanese Culinary Expertise Certification is Now Available Worldwide

The Japanese Culinary Academy Certification Association (436 Sasaya-cho, Oike-sagaru, Higashinotoin-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Representative Director: Yoshihiro Murata) is pleased to announce the launch of the English version of the “Japanese Culinary Academy  Certification: Fundamental Certification” website for overseas chefs. The certification exam for basic knowledge of Japanese cuisine, which is attracting attention outside of Japan, … Read more

Food Shortages and COVID: Marvell Foods Participates in the Fight Against Food Insecurity

Marvell Foods, one of the nation’s leading food brokers and food traders is now also a proud, prominent, and significant participant as a subcontractor/supplier for proteins and dairy products in the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program [FFFB]. Marvell Foods has facilitated the distribution of nearly 15 million pounds of food since participating in … Read more

The Event-Based Business Thriving During the Pandemic

The event industry has without question been one of the hardest hit during the pandemic. No large gatherings, venues being shut down, and many restaurants/bars resorting to permanently closing. This has resulted in postponing weddings, concerts, festivals, and nearly anything involving crowds. Some companies were able to tread water but many people are seeing their life’s work come … Read more

VEDGEco Gives 1,000 Plant-Based Food Boxes to Independent Restaurants

VEDGEco, the first nationwide wholesaler of 100% plant-based food, wants to help independent restaurants try plant-based options that could boost their revenue by giving away 1,000 plant-based boxes filled with delicious, plant-based ingredients. “Adding plant-based products to menus is proven to help increase foot traffic and sales,” says Trevor Hitch, founder and CEO of VEDGEco. … Read more

DJ CHEF to Appear on Food Network’s Supermarket Stakeout

Marc Weiss aka “DJ CHEF,” who recently won Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen hosted by Alton Brown, is heading back to TV to compete in another challenging Food Network cooking competition show Supermarket Stakeout, which will air on Tuesday, March 9, at 10 p.m. (EST). “Supermarket Stakeout is basically a potluck dinner competition. You get a grab … Read more

FMS Solutions Advises Independent Retailers on Maximizing Customer Experience in 2021

FMS Solutions, leading accounting and payroll specialists focusing on independent businesses, shares some critical insights that can help independent retailers reimagine their customer strategy in 2021, and better anticipate and adapt to the growing pains they can expect in the new normal of the US economy. FMS Solutions supports over 5,000 independent retail locations and 400 … Read more

The Gellert Family Makes Strategic Investment in The Food Institute to Accelerate Growth

The Food Institute, the leading source for food industry news, data and trends, announced today a strategic investment by the Gellert family, owners of the Gellert Global Group. The investment will be used to fund The Food Institute’s growth initiatives in 2021, which includes investing in technology, expanding its food industry research, and hiring key … Read more

Lady M New York Debuts the Lady M 2021 Lunar New Year Gift Set, a Luxurious and Lucky Candy Box to Celebrate the Year of the Ox

To help guests celebrate the lucky Year of the Ox, Lady M New York, home of the world famous Mille Crêpes, has launched the Lady M 2021 Lunar New Year Gift Set, a stunning candy set made for gifting. Created in brilliant shades of coral red, gold foil, and pink, this pentagon-shaped gift opens piece … Read more