The Long, Hard and Very Worthwhile Task of Cultivating Agave

One of Sugar Foods fastest growing sweeteners is its Naturel® Agave, which is a blend of 90 percent agave and 10 percent natural cane juice. The all-natural sweetener, which is gluten-free and non-GMO, has numerous benefits and uses.

The agave plant has long been sought after for its naturally sweet nectar. This coveted succulent thrives in the rich sandy soils of Mexico, where Sugar Foods sources its Naturel® Agave. …

Drive-Thru Coffee Kiosks: Express Expressos

 

The other day we were driving around town from one meeting to another, hurried as usual and in great need of a shot of espresso.

We didn’t want to stop at the local Starbucks® where we would have had to wait 10-15 minutes for our caffeine boost, and the donut shop’s diluted offerings would not be satisfying. Then we saw it: a drive-thru coffee kiosk that was fortuitously located in the mall parking lot.…

The Move Toward Greater Sustainability and Efficiency

In designing the sleek packaging for EcoSticks, Sugar Foods also had to redesign the caddy that displays the sweeteners on restaurant tables and counters.

With a longer, thinner look, the new EcoSticks wouldn’t fit neatly into the standard rectangular caddy. As a result Sugar Foods is offering a more futuristic and practical design. The new compartmentalized caddy rises up from back to front, sporting a modern curvaceous style that is both appealing and functional.…

Five Menu Trends for the Future

In the movie, “Sleeper”, Woody Allen takes a shot at our never-ending paranoia about certain foods when his futuristic characters happily chow down on milkshakes and hamburgers.  “We have found they are actually very good for us,” they say.

In addition to making fun of us, Woody proposed that we never know what the future will bring when it comes to our diets.…

When You Say Toppings, Say Cheese!

Cheese has always been a popular way to add flavor to food. On everything from salads to chili to soups, sandwiches, baked potatoes and pizza, you probably add cheese to add zest, aroma and piquancy to a favorite dish.

Toppings are one of our favorite ways to spice things up and create some dimension to food.  As the diet and cravings of diners have changed, so too have the toppings they can apply to entrees and side dishes.…

Top 10 Eco-Rules for Restaurants

It’s all the rage with an importance so great it could make or break your restaurant. No, we are not talking about kale salads or apple-cured bacon; instead, it’s about turning your restaurant green.

Improving your restaurant’s eco-friendly practices will not only attract more customers, but also will save money and improve your bottom line.…

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