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Van Eerden School Show 2016

As a foodservice distributor, Van Eerden has a wide range of customers across Michigan. These include several independent restaurants, local chains, schools and more. While the majority our customers include chains and restaurants, we also service K-12 school districts. In fact, service to the school business is so large; our company has a department dedicated […]

Food Safety and Quality Assurance

“At core of the Food Safety Modernization Act is the requirement to control hazards through preventive means. However, who or where in the supply chain those controls are implemented can have substantial implications, especially on distributors, that even FDA hadn’t anticipated. I’m referring to 21 C.F.R. 117.136, a section of FDA’s Hazard Analysis and Preventive […]

Food Trends 2016

To gain business, restaurants must stay on top of “what’s hot” in the food industry. Food trends can be enacted through various diets , allergies and sensitivities, and seasons. For example, most restaurants will not serve a pumpkin soup in the middle of May. How do restaurant owners plan ahead and prepare for the top […]