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2018 Brings Big Changes to Nutrition Labels

With an increased emphasis toward health and nutrition, the FDA is making substantial changes to the nutrition label we are so used to seeing on nearly all packaged food items. While the modifications may not seem significantly different, the message they communicate to customers can play a role in the assumed health of the product… continue reading »

Creating Success In 2018 Through Nutrition and Flavor

Anyone who’s been in the food industry for a length of time has seen trends come and go, and often has to adjust their product offerings or marketing strategies to appeal to the next up-and-coming idea. For micro markets looking to make a splash in 2018, there are clear indications of what consumers are looking… continue reading »

Millennials and the Food Industry: Tapping into Amazing Growth

Employers are often placed in the difficult position of having to reevaluate their hiring practices, policies, and overall work environment as their workforce ebbs and flows throughout the years. Where jobs were once viewed as a steady career instead of a several year endeavors, baby-boomers exiting the working world has created a shift in attitudes…. continue reading »

2018 Looks to be Full of Incredible Flavor

Anyone in the food industry, from restaurants and micro markets to manufacturing and more, knows that innovative flavors can be the ultimate key to success. Each year, the chefs at McCormick & Co evaluate current food trends and identify flavors that they think will make a big impact in the coming year. For 2018, people’s… continue reading »

2018 Brings New Horizons for Food

You might think that the food we eat is fairly basic and doesn’t have much opportunity in the way of changing or becoming better, but just like technology has made leaps and bounds in recent decades, our eating choices are about to embark on the same path. Experts in the industry are excited for what… continue reading »

What New Nutrition Labels Mean for The Food Industry

When you go grocery shopping, how often do you purchase food based on its nutrition label compared to how delicious it looks? The impact of nutrition guidelines has been examined as of late, and in 2016 the FDA announced that a new labeling system would be implemented. While companies had a certain period to comply,… continue reading »

C-Store Dilema: To Add Food or Not?

The convenience store industry set a record last year for in-store sales, not including gas sales reaching $233 billion, which was 3.2 percent more than the previous year. This year C-stores are expected to see even more in-store sale gains. This can be traced to C-store customers having more cash freed up from lower gas… continue reading »

Understanding College Aged Appetites

If you have had any experience with having a college-age child, you probably know all too well that most have very healthy appetites. All the studying and running around they do can really build up an appetite. Remember the old saying about college student’s gaining their “freshman 15”? But gone are the days where greasy… continue reading »

Grand Prairie Foods Summer Party

We had a wonderful time celebrating our new expansion and showing our deep appreciation to all our employees for all their hard work. It is because of them that we have gotten to where we are today. The Board of Directors graciously served lunch to our employees and their families. We had an awesome Nepali… continue reading »

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