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

Clear Coat vs. Fresh Cut Fries: Benefits and Advantages by Cavendish Farms

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on May 30, 2019 1:32:03 PM

Cavendish Farms is a family food company that puts pride and dedication into everything they grow and make. Their varied product lines include clear coat, fine coat, and fresh cut fries; medallions; breakfast potatoes and more.

Cavendish is breaking down the advantages and benefits of both fresh cut and clear coat fries. Each option has low operating costs, consistent quality and taste, and the "crispy" factor—the #1 attribute of a great French fry.²

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Topics: Ingredient Spotlight

Flanagan Food Show 2019: New Products, Presentation Insights, and Truckload Deals

Posted by Jackie Oakes on Apr 24, 2019 9:36:26 AM

Each spring, thousands of people gather at the Flanagan Food Show to visit, sample unique new products, network with industry leaders and get exclusive show deals on a selection of products.

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Topics: Ingredient Spotlight, Keep Up With Trends, Featured, Flanagan Foodservice, Events

Let's Talk Turkey

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Dec 11, 2018 12:02:00 PM

It’s no surprise that the three most popular turkey items on Canadian menus are wraps, club sandwiches and burgers.

Although these favourite dishes are enjoyed by many, why not surprise your guests with a festive turkey dish that embraces the heartiness of the holiday season. 

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Topics: Get Seasonal, Ingredient Spotlight, Ontario, Recipes

Boost Your Bottom Line with Pluck's Premium, Local Ingredient Teas

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Sep 25, 2018 11:15:37 AM

“Tea lovers unite! Demand great tea!”

It’s a rally cry from Jennifer Commins for a restaurant beverage that is seeing growth – and still has great potential to boost margins. The Toronto-based Commins, who founded and operates Pluck Tea, has a childhood steeped in the calming, relaxing beverage.
 
“I had British parents who loved tea,” Commins says. “I drank four cups a day growing up." 

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Topics: Ingredient Spotlight, Menu Makeover, Ontario

Martin's Crispy Apple Chips

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Sep 18, 2018 8:34:28 AM

Martin's Family Fruit Farm is pillar in the Waterloo Region community, known for their homegrown, orchard fresh apple varieties and passion for the apple industry.

Martin's always had a keen imagination. It was only a matter of time before they came up with a new way to enjoy their world-famous apples: a pure and simple idea to offer apples disguised as chips

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Topics: Ingredient Spotlight, Menu Makeover, Ontario, Recipes, Canada

Cooking with Asparagus

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on May 16, 2018 12:05:00 PM

Along with maple syrup, fiddle heads and rhubarb, asparagus is a harbinger of spring, a clarion that the winter is behind us and fresh produce is ready to roll out consistently. There aren’t many chefs – or restaurant patrons who really care about good food – who don’t look forward to asparagus season. 

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Topics: Get Seasonal, Ingredient Spotlight, Ontario

Peppered with Flavour

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Apr 5, 2018 11:39:00 AM

When Christopher Columbus showed up in what would become North America a few hundred years ago, he was hoping to find highly prized black peppercorns (as in the fresh cracked kind we use regularly as a condiment and for seasoning). Instead, the intrepid explorer got bell or sweet peppers, which are native to Central and South America. When he brought the fruit – and it is technically a fruit – back to Europe, it was called a pepper. 

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Topics: Ingredient Spotlight

Beets: The New Beloved Root Vegetable

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Feb 2, 2018 10:36:00 AM

This year, chefs are reinventing the earthy root vegetable and helping beet haters face their phobia and reap the rewards.

Beets are a powerhouse full of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals like folate, vitamin C, calcium, iron and magnesium. By introducing beets in new ways, you can tap into one of this year’s hippest and healthiest foods.

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Topics: Get Seasonal, Ingredient Spotlight, Ontario

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