CHECK THAT OUT Chef-Ready Frozen Fruit Purees | DOLE Deliver the flavor, color and appeal of just-picked fruit to your students with DOLE Chef-Ready Frozen Fruit Purees. These come in Strawberry, Mango and Blackberry, and they are free from artificial ingredients, preservatives and high-fructose corn syrup. The purees are packaged in 30-oz. resealable tubs. Visit www.dolefoodservice.com. DOWNLOAD THIS Photoshop Fix | Available for Android and iOS Download the new—and free!— Photoshop Fix app on your iPhone, iPad or iPad Pro to access top-notch tools for editing your photos, and then easily share them across other mobile apps. The app integrates with Adobe’s Creative Cloud, so you can send the photo to Lightroom or Photoshop for further editing. CHECK THAT OUT Bosco Stuffed Breadsticks | Tyson Foodservice Serve up something new at breakfast with Tyson Foodservice’s three new flavors of Bosco Stuffed Breadsticks: Cheese & Egg with Maple Cheddar Topping; Cheese & Turkey Ham; and Cheese, Egg & Turkey Bacon. The Breadsticks feature a soft texture and are simple to prep and serve, as they can be baked or microwaved. Visit www.tysonfoodservice.com for details. CLICK THIS MinutePhysics www.youtube.com/user/minutephysics Do you regret not paying attention in high school science classes? Learn more about basic physics from MinutePhysics, a YouTube channel that features numerous short videos with animated time-lapsed drawings to explain physics-related topics in just a few minutes. These include the physics of car crashes, how bikes stay up, how modern light bulbs work and many more! CLICK THIS Daily News Updates | theSkimm www.theskimm.com You already get your K-12 news updates from SN Express or SNA SmartBrief, but is there a way to get a handle on the national and international news stories that break 24/7? You can make these updates a little more interesting with theSkimm, a chuckle-worthy website and email blast that neatly packages the day’s biggest news stories, explaining the context so you’re fully informed. CHECK THAT OUT Beef and Chicken Jerky | Jack Link’s Jack Link’s now offers a new protein-packed product, Jerky Snacks, specifically made to fit the Smart Snacks In School sodium standards. These meaty 0.85-oz. packages are available in four flavors: Original, Teriyaki, Peppered and Original Chicken Strip. Each serving has just 70 calories and are low in fat. For more information, visit www.jacklinks.com/smart-snacks-k12. LOOK AT THAT Dannon Yogurt Recipe Contest | Dannon Foodservice, Fuel Up to Play 60 and National Dairy Council Congratulations to the winners of the Dannon Yogurt Recipe Contest, a special pilot contest for K-12 schools. Each grand-prize winner received Dannon- and Fuel Up to Play 60-branded foodservice equipment valued at $4,000. The seven winning recipes and culinary creators are YO-Straw-Nana Crunch by Carpenters Elementary, Maryville, Tenn., Cat’s Meow Garlic Chicken Alfredo Pizza by Central High School, Pueblo, Colo., Crestwood’s Island Breakfast Bars by Crestwood Intermediate School, Chesapeake, Va., Breakfast Parfait with Fruit by Heard Elementary School, Macon, Ga., Holiday Apple Spice Yogurt by Heath Middle School, Greeley, Colo., Trojan Blast by Jarrett Middle School, Springfield, Mo., and Danno-licious by Ontario (Ore.) High School. For more information, visit www.dannonfoodservice.com. ENTER THIS Real Flavor, Real Fast Contest | Smithfield Share your culinary expertise and you might be rewarded for it when you participate in Smithfield’s Real Flavor, Real Fast contest. Between June 1 and July 31, enter your best tip on how to get summer grilling dinners using Smithfield marinated pork ready in 30 minutes or less. From September 1 to October 31, enter your “Back to Routine” quick dinner tips. The grand-prize winner will receive a three day/two night trip for two to Napa Valley, Calif. Enter at www.smithfieldrealflavorrealfast.com. CHECK THAT OUT Warewasher | Hobart The new Hobart CLeN conveyor line is among 18 products selected by the National Restaurant Association as recipients of the 2017 Kitchen Innovation Awards. Using industry-leading technology to clean dishes and kitchenware in less time and at a lower cost of operation, the Hobart CLeN Energy Recovery features the Drain Water Energy Recovery (DWER) system that provides up to 20% energy savings over units in its CLe series. Visit www.hobart.com for more information. CHECK THAT OUT Ultragrain | Ardent Mills Make whole grain-rich cooking and baking even easier with Ultragrain 100% whole-wheat flour from Ardent Mills. Milled from white wheat that’s naturally milder, sweeter and lighter in color than red whole wheat, Ultragrain is used in products like Ultragrain Biscuits & More Mix and Ultragrain Pasta®. It’s also available as an all-purpose flour for creating breads, soft pretzels, pizza dough, pastas, tortillas, coatings and batters. Visit www.ultragrain.com to learn more. CHECK THAT OUT Big Daddy’s Primo Pizza | Schwan’s Food Service Schwan’s Food Service continues to expand its premium-pizza portfolio for K-12 schools with its first par-baked Big Daddy’s® Primo pizza offerings. The new 16-in. Big Daddy’s® Primo Par-Baked Cheese and Big Daddy’s® Primo Par-Baked Crust Turkey Pepperoni pizzas meet child nutrition program requirements. The new pizzas feature a preservative-free crust and no artificial flavors, no certified artificial colors and no high-fructose corn syrup. Learn more at www.schwansfoodservice.com. CHECK THAT OUT Preservative-Free, Less-Sodium Sauces | Kikkoman New Kikkoman Preservative-Free Less-Sodium Teriyaki Glaze has 66% less sodium than its regular Teriyaki Glaze and adds sweet-savory contemporary Asian flavor to everything from meat, poultry, seafood and veggies to pizzas, noodles, tofu and more. Also available is the Kikkoman Preservative-Free Low-Sodium Gluten-Free Sweet & Sour Sauce adds a sweet-tangy kick to everything from pork and shrimp to chicken and veggies while helping create better-for-you menu options with only 40 mg of sodium per tablespoon. Visit www.kikkomanUSA.com/food service or call (800) 944-0600. LOOK AT THAT 2017 Silver Plate Awards | IFMA Congratulations to Betti Wiggins, named this year’s recipient of the Silver Plate award in the category of Elementary and Secondary Schools from IFMA, the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association. Wiggins, who recently announced her resignation as executive director, office of School Nutrition, Detroit Public Schools, is also a 2017 School Nutrition Hero (page 50) and the 2017 FAME Golden School Foodservice Director of the Year; she was nominated by Schwan’s Food Service for all three honors. IFMA’s awards recognize the nation’s top foodservice operator talent, and the honorees will be celebrated at the Gold & Silver Plate dinner in Chicago this month.
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