Honey Butter Hits the Sweet Spot

“Honey is a common sweetener for Boomers, but it’s an on-trend one for Millennials, thanks to honey’s modern positioning as a wholesome, often local ingredient with a great narrative behind it. Butter flavors can lean toward younger or older generations, but there is a “sweet spot” of shared favorites for cross-generational menu success.” Courtesy of Flavor & The Menu. At

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Butterball® Farms, Inc. Announces Promotions to Accelerate Growth Initiatives

Butterball® Farms, Inc. is proud to announce two promotions that will strategically position the company to thrive, serving its mission of “enrich lives” and delivering customer experience of “perfect every time.”  We have formed two divisions: Butterball Farms OE (Operational Excellence) and Butterball Farms RG (Rapid Growth). Dave O’Hagan, Chief Operating Officer has been promoted to President, Butterball Farms OE.

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Sustainability at Butterball® Farms, Inc.

Without a clean environment, there is no premium butter. At Butterball® Farms, Inc., we are motivated to operate our company in the most environmentally friendly way possible. Through continuous improvement processes, we are committed to reducing our impact on the environment. We take conscious, intentional steps to minimize waste, improve packaging, and reduce utility consumption. One of the ways we

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Chefs Love Quik-Creations® Butter Sauce

We had the pleasure recently of a visit from Grand Rapids Community College Secchia Institute for Culinary Education Program Associate Professor Michael Whitman. Michael is a Certified Executive Chef by the American Culinary Federation as well as an Approved Certification Evaluator with the ACF. Michael’s passion is food science and he evaluated our Quik-Creations® Butter Sauce Bases which can quickly

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Quik-Creations® Brown Butter Sauce Recipe

If there’s ever a season that creative chefs are looking for quick yet savory holiday dishes, it’s the month of December. Our  Quik-Creations® Butter Sauce Bases are the perfect choice for your menu staples, as well as when experimenting with special holiday features.  This month’s recipe is perfect for pouring over pumpkin ravioli, mashed potatoes or cornbread stuffing.  ¼ cup Quik-Creations® All-Natural Butter Sauce  1 cup heavy cream  ½ cup grated parmesan cheese  1 tbsp chopped

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Improve Menu Flavors and Presentation This Holiday Season

When it comes to a dining experience, nothing reigns higher than the cozy experience and savory flavors that come with fall dishes. Thanksgiving is the biggest dinner of the year but has the highest degree of difficulty to pull off.  At Butterball® Farms, we believe you can create fall dishes that pull together Thanksgiving flavors easily and inexpensively, without compromising

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Parmesan Garlic Cream Sauce using Quik-Creations® Butter Sauce

Our Quik-Creations® Butter Sauce Bases quickly and easily transform ordinary ingredients into extraordinary culinary delights. They are perfect for the chef who wants to create unique flavors to accompany many foods on the menu. Just use it as a “mother sauce” and add your own spices, herbs, and other flavor ingredients! Try this Parmesan Garlic Cream Sauce recipe which is perfect

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Butterball® Farms in the Forefront of Market Trends

VARIETY, CONVENIENCE & HEALTHY REIGN KING Between competitors, emerging technologies and all the nuances with running a company, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the idea of constantly watching trends in our industry. Butterball® Farms, Inc. is proud of the research and trend-watching our team stays on top of, providing you, our customers, the advantage to utilize success-driving strategies and

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Consumer Packaged Goods

Selling Packaged Seafood in a Recession-Proof Market

No product is completely recession-proof, but during the last great recession, seafood came close. That kind of security can be a blessing and a curse, especially when trying to distinguish your brand. So how do you make your product stand out for a consumer looking for both quality and value? Check out a few tips and ideas below. A Taste

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Table Top Butters

How Your Restaurant Can “Go-Green” with Perfect Portions

Modern customers expect certain things from a business and in an increasingly global and connected world, social and environmental awareness are at the top of a list of expectations. For restaurants, that means that “going green” is no longer a choice — it’s a necessity. Thankfully, there is an easy way your restaurant can be a little more environmentally-friendly without

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Consumer Packaged Goods

CPG: How to Make Your Packaged Vegetables Stand Out

Healthy eating is on the rise in the United States but fresh, organic foods aren’t always accessible to everyone. Because of this, more people are turning to consumer packaged goods to satiate their healthy diets. In the not so distant future, your frozen vegetable medley could be a huge hit — that is if you can differentiate it from the

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Consumer Packaged Goods

Consumer Packaged Goods – Increase Sales Revenue by Cutting Sugar

Consumers are trending away from sugar in a big way. According to Kerry, the multinational dairy company, 46% of Americans strongly want to reduce their sugar consumption, 27% want their products to taste less sweet, and 50% are actively seeking out the type of sweetening agent on the nutrition panel of products. For those in the consumer packaged goods industry,

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Consumer Packaged Goods

CPG: Capitalizing On the Portion Control Trend

With healthy eating on the rise in America, more and more consumers are looking for individual servings of their favorite packaged goods. They don’t have the time to measure out a serving of your product; they want to buy separately-packaged products that are labeled with definitive nutritional facts. As a CPG professional, this can be a tricky trend to deal

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Consumer Packaged Goods

CPG: On-trend Flavors to Experiment With in 2019

Working in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry, it is important to be in tune with the latest trending flavors in your region. If you’re able to respond agilely and get a quality product to market in a reasonable amount of time, a consumer trend can lead to huge profits for your company. But that all starts with knowing the latest

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Consumer Packaged Goods

Why Online Presence is Becoming a Necessity for Consumer Packaged Goods

A report from Nielsen and Rakuten shows the consumer packaged goods market has been expanding slowly in the U.S., seeing a 2.6% sales growth from August 25, 2017, to August 25, 2018. An incredible 40% of this growth came from e-commerce sales which only made up about 5% of the CPG market during this time period. Other reports looking at

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Kitchen

Butterball Farms Can Help You Reduce Labor Costs for Your Restaurant

With labor costs typically making up 20–40% of a restaurant’s overall costs, it is no surprise that many owners are looking for unique ways to reduce them. While we may not be experts in cost reduction, we are experts on butter and have a fantastic product that can help you not only reduce your labor costs but improve portion control,

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Market Square

4 Ways to Improve Your Customers’ Dining Experience

As a restaurant owner, improving customer experience is a top priority. You want your guests to not only have an amazing first visit but the desire to keep returning for more. We at Butterball® Farms don’t claim to be experts in running a restaurant, but we do know a thing or two about delivering excellent customer experience. Take a look

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Trends

3 Diet Trends Affecting the Restaurant Industry

As a restaurant owner, it can be incredibly beneficial to pay attention to the latest diet trends in your area. Small promotions here and there can make a huge difference to your monthly revenue and strategic, large-scale changes can positively affect your restaurant for good. Below are three diet trends we have noticed that many restaurants are already accommodating. Take

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Trends

3 Popular Butter Trends to Utilize in Your Restaurant

With recent diet trends such as the ketogenic diet becoming more and more popular, butter is being introduced to classic dishes and beverages in unique ways. If you want to take advantage of these recent trends, take a look at the interesting butter combos below and consider what they could do for your restaurant. Butter Coffee What is it? If

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Uncategorized

Exciting New Things You Can Do On Butterball’s® Site!

We’re only a few days into 2019, and it is already looking like an exciting year for butter. Foodbusinessnews.net called butter the new bacon in a “top ten trends of 2019” article and Wholefoods said: “New integrations of fat sources — like keto-friendly nutrition bars crafted with MCT oil powder, coconut butter–filled chocolates, snacks affectionately called ‘fat bomb’ and a

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