Commodities: Natural gas, wheat prices remain low

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While cheese prices have jumped about 10 cents since last week, wheat prices are still low.

FEATURES


Review: Pizza paddle innovation

The Portion PadL is a highly versatile tool in that it can be used to cut small, medium, large and extra-large pizzas into as many slices as a restaurant owner may want.

Egg shortage 2015: How is your restaurant coping?

Due to the egg shortage, local and national restaurants have had to improvise when it comes to providing eggs to their customers. Some have had to limit egg offerings, cut back on breakfast hours, embrace egg substitutes and charge more for egg-based products.

Commodities: Papa John's, Papa Murphy's reach new 52-week highs

Last week's prices for cheese and wheat moved little, while regular unleaded gas rose five cents.

Commodities: Gas holding steady; cheese, wheat prices climb

Last week's prices show a significant rise in the cost of cheese and wheat.

Commodities: Prices on the rise for cheese, gas, wheat

Last week's commodities saw a rise in prices for just about everything, with exceptions for natural gas and Pizza Hut stocks.

Industry gears up for NRA show

The restaurant industry’s biggest show of the year is kicking off Saturday when tens of thousands of restaurant operators and vendors meet in Chicago for the NRA event.

Commodities: Gas on the rise, cheese staying steady

As we inch closer to the upcoming Memorial holiday, gas continues to rise, but the week saw few changes in cheese and wheat.

Gas prices top highest of the year

While gas prices continued to rise, cheese remained steady last week and wheat saw a significant drop.

Commodities: Gas spikes 15 cents in two weeks

Gas prices spiked 15 cents per gallon, but are still lower than this time last year, as are wheat prices.

The cheese stands alone: average block prices are just hanging out

The cheese stands alone this week, with prices remaining relatively stable for the past three weeks, while wheat is down nearly $0.20.

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NEWS


Supply chain strategic value growing due to greater consumer control, Technomic says

Technomic released its latest report, State of the Foodservice Supply Chain 2014.

LRS releases waitlist app that sends table status updates to host stand remotely

Long Range Systems, a supplier of technology designed to improve and enhance the guest experience, announced an updated version of On Cue for Restaurants.

Detroit Style Pizza Co. unveils new pan made for signature pizza style

Detroit Style Pizza Co. unveiled a new pan designed to yield an authentic Detroit Style Pizza.

Gas prices, other commodities relatively stable

Most commodities haven't seen much change this report week.

Middleby acquires high speed slicing unit

The Middleby Corporation announced it will acquire the assets and the manufacturing facility of the High Speed Slicing business unit of Marel, which has annual revenues of approximately $15 million USD.

FTC challenges proposed Sysco, US Foods merger

The Federal Trade Commission alleges that if the merger between Sysco and US Foods goes forward as proposed, foodservice customers, including restaurants, would likely face higher prices and diminished service.

NoshList changes name to match its app, WaitList Me

NoshList has changed its name to Waitlist Me, according to a company announcement.

Middleby Corp acquires pizza oven manufacturer assets

The Middleby Corporation, foodservice equipment provider, announced it has acquired the assets of Marsal & Sons Inc., a manufacturer of deck ovens based in Lindenhurst, New York with annual revenues of approximately $5 million.

POSsible rolls out latest POS-in-a-Box solution

POSsible POS announced the rollout of its latest restaurant plug-and-play in-a-box solution available at retailers nationwide.

Columbus Foods launches 'all-natural' pizza line

San Francisco-based Columbus Foods is launching an all new ready-to-bake, all-natural pizza line.

Chipotle on Cargill: Don't stop at group housing for sows

Cargill, one of the largest pork producers in the U.S., has completed conversion of all its company-owned farms to group housing for sows. It's a step in the right direction, said a spokesperson for the Chipotle Mexican Grill, but Cargill needs to go further.

Domino's Tracker available for Samsung Smart TVs on Super Bowl Sunday

Domino's expects to deliver more than 11 million pizza slices and more than 3 million chicken wings nationwide on Super Bowl Sunday.

After July 1, NYC will say goodbye to polystyrene foam single-use packaging

Polystyrene foam is not recyclable, and can interfere with recycling and waste reduction efforts by contaminating other recyclables.

Middleby adds Australian equipment manufacturer to roster

The Middleby Corporation plans to acquire Goldstein Eswood, a commercial equipment manufacturer based in New South Wales, Australia. According to a news release, Goldstein Eswood has annual revenues of approximately $25 million USD. Goldstein manufactures ranges, ovens, griddles, fryers and...

Middleby adds Italian foodservice equipment company to roster

The Middleby Corporation has announced the acquisition of Desmon Food Service Equipment Company, based in Nusco, Italy. According to a news release, Desmon has annual revenues of approximately $15 million. The company produces blast chillers and refrigeration for commercial kitchens,...

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