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Simple Ways To Modify Your Popular Recipes To Be Healthier

We’re always on an unending search for ways to improve the nutrition, lower calories and appeal to the healthier food movement without sacrificing the savory flavor and aroma of our favorite foods. Whether it is about eliminating ingredients or substituting … Continue reading

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Brewery Compensation

As you build your brewing business, you will ultimately hire employees to help you with the daily operations workload. There will be employees working on the brewing side, helping in making the beer. Then there will be sales employees who … Continue reading

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Can Event Space Add New Revenue Streams to Your Bottom Line?

Craft breweries are popping up everywhere. As competition increases, breweries will need ways to differentiate themselves in their market. They will also need to identify new revenue sources with new and different products and services, especially ones that utilize the … Continue reading

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The Legal Issues with Distillery Barrel Programs

Craft distilleries are often interested in introducing barrel programs. These can be a regulatory quagmire because distilleries generally can’t sell at retail to the public in the three-tier system. Distillery owners see others doing it but just don’t know how … Continue reading

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New York Farm Distilleries Have Advantage in Barrel Programs

Craft distilleries are often interested in introducing barrel programs. These can be a regulatory quagmire because distilleries generally can’t sell at retail to the public in the three-tier system. Distillery owners see others doing it but just don’t know how … Continue reading

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Fast-rising Healthy Fast Food Chains Evidence a Changing Customer

The long and successful legacy currently enjoyed by the mega fast-food and drive-thru brands is expected to end soon. For decades, national chains such as Wendy’s, McDonald’s, KFC, Taco Bell and Chick-Filet have been dominating the mainstream diet owing to … Continue reading

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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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