Placon Introduces New Company Website

July 1, 2020 PLACON

Placon is proud to introduce their new company website that officially launched July 1, 2020. Their new website was designed to incorporate a new shopping cart designated for customer sample requests, making it easier for customers to search, sort and find stock products.

Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group and National Equipment & Supply Association Announce Strategic Acquisition

The Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group (“Nissco”) and National Equipment & Supply Association (“NESA”), a subsidiary of UniPro Foodservice, Inc., today announced Nissco’s strategic acquisition of NESA. Now united, Nissco looks to be a market leader supporting foodservice equipment and supplies dealers and distributors.

College Culinary Arts Programs Recognized for Excellence in Sustainability Education

The Culinary Institute of Michigan (CIM) at Baker College earned the 2020 Green Award sponsored by the United Soybean Board and Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ). The Culinary Management Program at Valencia College’s Poinciana campus earned an honorable mention. The awards recognize the institutions’ efforts to teach culinary students creative sustainability practices.

Culinary Institute of Charleston at Trident Technical College Earns 2020 Entrepreneurship Award

Michael Carmel, department head of the Culinary Institute of Charleston at Trident Technical College, received the 2020 Entrepreneurship Award from Kendall College National Louis University and the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education’s (CAFÉ).

Maple Leaf Farms Donates a Portion of Online Sales to Frontline Foods

July 1, 2020 Maple Leaf Farms

Maple Leaf Farms continues to help those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, the company donated thousands of pounds of duck products to give back to its foodservice customers that have been affected by these hard times, and pledged to donate a portion of its e-commerce sales to furloughed and frontline personnel.