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Perceived Value, Price, and Profitability: Command A Higher Price For Your Tacos With Strategic Ingredients

Perceived Value, Price, and Profitability: Command A Higher Price For Your Tacos With Strategic Ingredients Customer’s value proposition is key to your brand’s bottom line profitability.  To drive your brewery’s profits, you have to think about strategic ingredients that customers … Continue reading

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How You Can Use High Profit, Low-cost Beans & Legumes as Featured Ingredients on your Menu

Breakfast and lunch are the growing segments for casual eateries.  Beans and legumes are low cost proteins and easy to prepare.  We just don’t immediately think about these gems when developing our menu.  Featuring beans on your breakfast menu is … Continue reading

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5 Great Foods Craft Breweries Can Make With a Simple Panini Maker

Don’t have space or money to install a full kitchen in your craft brewery? You can still offer a great menu with one or more simple kitchen “electrics.” Let’s look at what you can do with a panini maker. These … Continue reading

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5 Trendy Low Proof Cocktail Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

It’s St. Patrick’s Day and we should expect lots of shamrock-inspired products. It’s also a period to munch on traditional Irish food. But, for once, let’s just be honest with what the holiday actually brings – lots of drinking of … Continue reading

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5 Trendy Alcohol-Free Drinks for Your Designated Driver on St. Patrick’s Day

Whenever you have a party involving designated drivers, it’s logical and often expected to include some alcohol-free drinks. If you are hosting a party at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day, don’t forget to include the following cocktails for your driving … Continue reading

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5 Trendy New Green Cocktail Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

In the Irish culture, the St. Patrick’s Day holiday is more than just a carnival – it serves to link the present with their history-rich past. Drinking is part of the celebration but it is not limited to beer. Green … Continue reading

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Negligence With The Retail Sale Of Alcohol

When you think about the responsibility that comes with serving alcohol, you would expect there to be laws in place that allow injured people to sue an establishment that serves alcohol if that establishment was irresponsible with its sales. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Beware of Employee Agreements

  Many employees sign confidentiality and non-compete agreements when accepting a new job. While the stack of on-boarding paperwork for a new job seems routine, the obligations included in these non-compete agreements are anything but routine. Employees must carefully understand … Continue reading

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Profit Tip For Breweries

Profit Tip to breweries: Hops infused oil adds a depth of flavor to sandwiches, salads and other foods to perfectly complement craft beer. Farm breweries are permitted to sell agriculture and tourism related products. Hops infused oils offer a perfect … Continue reading

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New York Soft Pouch Beer & Wine

There are many options for packaging craft beverages these days. The use of soft pouches is attractive from a cost perspective and it provides a great branding opportunity. Visually distinctive product packaging is key for prospective customers to find your … Continue reading

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