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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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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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Homemade Organic Mashed Cauliflower

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 – 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannoli Cheesecake Pie

Beat the January Blues… January: it’s widely believed, albeit by pseudoscience, to be the most depressing month of the year. We’re all pretty familiar with the concept of the January blues: with cold weather, dark days and empty pockets after the holiday season reminding us that the festivities of December are over. But there’s no reason that we can’t have

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The Easy Way to Five-A-Day

Curried Parsnip Soup You can do pretty much anything with parsnips: puree, roast, pan fried – they’re all delicious. We love to add some spice to our vegetables, and this smooth spicy soup is just the way to go about it. Soups are a great way to get well on your way to reaching your ‘five-a-day’ too: and combined with

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Making Condiments Count (And Butter, Too!)

Condiments offer comforting familiarity with the potential to carry huge flavor impact. Things like pesto mayo, though, are not enough. We even need to peer around the corner beyond Sriracha-spiked ketchup. What’s next? So what is the secret sauce in craveability? At Butterball® Farms, we can easily translate these trends to our butter and our own sauces and blends. After all,

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6 Foodservice Trends That Can Drive Growth

Forward-thinking operators know the importance of understanding foodservice trends. But the real value — the point where information and profitability intersect — is the ability to leverage the intelligence to make a difference in sales. Value Plus: Customers want meals that provide a good value, and 58% of people say that value is an important influence in deciding where they

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Minding the Menu

Mouthwatering food descriptions are often used to entice customers, but how do those descriptors affect sales and customer satisfaction? For instance, when you hear, “Buttery bliss in every bite” or “our butter can be spicy, smoky, exotic, and sophisticated; you imagine it, we can make it” doesn’t that make your mouth water and dare you to dream? Foods that have

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BURGER TRENDS 2017

The ever-popular burger continues to be rethought and re-evaluated into something new, creative, and different—bringing diners back for more. For consumers looking to get out of the daily grind, there are a growing number of non-commodity ground beef and hamburger products in today’s market.  These new menu items whet the appetite for the perennially popular burger, while spiking interest in up

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Six Millennial Flavor to Watch

Young consumers raised in an era when global connectivity is the norm are seeking out bold and exotic flavors from the myriad cuisines of Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. As a generation that takes snacking very seriously, millennials are finding that handheld treats provide a perfect vehicle for sampling these regional flavors and sharing them with friends and family.

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Eight Consumer Trends Taking Flight in 2017

Eating with their eyes. The majority of Americans (60%) browse food photos on social media, and of those patrons, 75% have chosen a restaurant based on those photos they’ve seen. Carbs. Cholesterol. While the definition of better-for-you continues to shift, consumers are seeking out food low in these three attributes more than ever. Baby boomers are especially citing low-cholesterol foods

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