Katrina Couto

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Donate Surplus Food and Nourish Your Community with Second Harvest

Posted by Katrina Couto on Sep 19, 2019 10:30:00 AM

We live in a country that is rich in nutrient soil with incredible farming and safe food production practices. Still, 11 million metric tonnes of food is wasted in Canada annually. That works out to be almost 40% of all food produced in Canada. Not only does food in the landfill create methane gas—a leading cause of climate change—but 1 in 8 families in Canada currently struggles to put healthy food on the table.

Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food rescue organization, has been rescuing usable surplus food since 1985. To date, more than 140 million pounds of food has been recovered. It was Ontario’s ever-growing need to provide fresh, healthy food to hungry families that inspired Second Harvest’s innovative online platform, FoodRescue.ca.

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Topics: Maximize Profits, Business Operatons

8 Steps to Creating Your Restaurant Website on a Budget

Posted by Katrina Couto on Aug 18, 2019 4:45:00 PM

Creating a website and having a digital presence is essential to today’s business. Though building a site is an added task (and expense) to your already busy day, it truly is easier and more affordable than ever to share your menu with the world and let us know where to find you.

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Topics: Marketing Your Restaurant, Maximize Profits, Technology

10 Undeniable Reasons to Love Wow! Factor Desserts

Posted by Katrina Couto on Jun 26, 2019 11:05:00 AM

Wow! Factor Desserts has been a valued supplier of Flanagan’s since 2006, and for more than ten years we’ve had the pleasure of showcasing their delicious desserts at our annual food shows.

These longtime customer favourites are just a few of their delicious and unique products:

Here are ten reasons we love Wow! Factor Desserts (and why you will, too):

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Topics: Ingredient Spotlight, Canada, Featured

Beyond Sausage® by Beyond Meat®: What It Is and Why It Matters To Your Business

Posted by Katrina Couto on Jun 11, 2019 9:37:02 AM

Plant-based protein alternatives are not only trending, they’re now included on the Canada Food Guide. With suggestions on how to eat more protein foods that come from plants, Canadians are encouraged to plan a few meatless meals per week.

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Topics: Ingredient Spotlight, Keep Up With Trends, Marketing Your Restaurant

Flanagan Build Day 2019 with Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region

Posted by Katrina Couto on May 6, 2019 11:43:00 AM

For the third year in a row, fifteen Flanagan employees volunteered their time (and muscles!) at the Kehl Street build in Kitchener as part of our partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

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