Five Star Custom Foods Blog
(Now Part of Cargill)

Bringing you the latest news and resources about the custom food industry

Food Waste Statistics That Restaurants and Food Producers Need to Know

On June 4, 2013, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched the U.S. Food Waste Challenge, calling on...

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Food Manufacturing, Infographic May 3, 2017

4 Ways Restaurant Chains Can Reduce Costs With a CFM

It’s no secret that two of the biggest costs in the restaurant industry are food and labor. There are various ways to cut costs on the former, such...

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Culinary, Infographic Feb 27, 2017

Infographic: Balancing Cost and Quality

Life is all about balance. This infographic explains how finding the right custom food manufacturer can help you balance cost and quality in your...

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Quality, Infographic Jan 23, 2017

Breaking Down the Millennial Palate

Millennials have one of the biggest impacts on any consumer-based industry. After all, they’re the largest population group in America. One could...

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Culinary, Infographic Nov 21, 2016

Kettle-Cooked Menu Items: Trends & Stats You Need To Know

Kettle-cooked foods are a popular, high-margin addition to any restaurant chain's menu. But how much do you know about them? Check out...

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Culinary, Infographic Oct 4, 2016