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Frozen Pizza Company Aims to Reduce Food Waste

Around 30 to 40 percent of all food in the U.S. is wasted daily. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service estimates the food loss in 2010 to be approximately 133 billion pounds and $161 billion in value on consumer and retail levels. USDA said that this amount … More

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Pizza Chain CEO Throws Party for School Kids Who Sparked Straw Policy Change

A fourth-grade class from Wallingford Elementary School in Wallingford, Pennsylvania, recently demonstrated it doesn’t take big people—only big voices—to spark change. This was proven true when Boston-based UNO Pizzeria & Grill changed its corporate drinking-straw policy for all of its 100 restaurants after its CEO, Jim Ilaria, received personal and persuasive essays from … More

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Don’t Let Fear Stop You: Bruce Irving’s Keynote Talk

#8220;A lot people are afraid out there,” said Bruce Irving, addressing a crowd of pizzeria operators at the Renaissance country club outside Boston. “They’re afraid to be on camera or they just don’t like putting themselves out there.” Some say they don’t have anything to say or that they feel … More

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Strawless in Seattle: Tutta Bella Champions Eco-friendly Efforts

In July 2018, Seattle became the first city in the United States to ban plastic straws by requesting all food service businesses to source recyclable or compostable packaging and alternatives to all disposable items like take-out containers, cups, straws, and utensils. But Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria, a regional pizzeria chain, … More

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This Chinese Pizzeria Just Says No to Durian

Durian: a fruit that looks like a watermelon mated with a porcupine. Just walking by the fruit, you can smell a pungent odor from a good 20 feet away. People who like it love it, and those who hate it, well … they hate it with a passion. The fruit … More

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Technomic’s Top 5 Insights From the Top 500 Restaurants

It's looking a little treacherous out there for the independent. The restaurant industry as a whole has slowed down this year and competition is expected to only get more fierce. What can we learn from the top 500 restaurant businesses? Leading data analysis group for the restaurant industry Technomic spoke at the National … More

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Stranded Italians Open up Shop in Antigua

Basilico Antigua exploded off the screen of Trip Advisor when I searched for an Italian restaurant on the sunny island of Antigua. Antigua is one of the two major islands that make up the Caribbean nation of Antigua & Barbuda. Luckily the restaurant was within walking distance of the hotel … More