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Brisket Is Booming at Foodservice
Boston Market has added Rotisserie Brisket to its menu as a new item following the success of its Rotisserie Prime Rib, which debuted last year. In response to strong consumer demand, locations will be increasing availability of prime rib from three to five days a week, with the remaining two days filled out by the new brisket offering. Brisket will take up rotisserie residency Monday and Tuesday, while prime rib will expand from Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday to cover Thursday and Saturday as well.
Although best known by many as a chicken-focused eatery, Boston Market has a history with red meat, including a brief foray into brisket nearly a decade ago. Their first beef item was meatloaf, which entered menus in 1995. In 2005 the restaurant first introduced a specific cut of beef with a top sirloin menu item, and in 2009 they introduced brisket as a summer special.
Boston Market isn’t alone in bringing the brisket. Wawa, a convenience store chain on the east coast, also...
Tippmann Innovation Completes Cold Chain Assessment for WAWA, INC.
Quantifying cold chain performance for product quality throughout all stages in the cold chain provides insight in reducing waste.
Tippmann Innovation of Ft. Wayne, IN recently completed a cold chain assessment for WAWA, Inc. one of the nation's leading convenience store chains. Over the last 60 years, Wawa has developed a reputation for the highest quality products in the country. Ranked as America's favorite convenience store by a Market Force 2017 survey, they operate over 800 stores along the east coast and Florida.
Nick Pacitti of Tippmann Innovation has a long-standing relationship with the Pennsylvania based company. For the past 20 years both parties have worked together to find solutions to broken links in the cold food chain. This summer Pacitti and the Tippmann Innovation consulting team created a customized process in quantifying cold chain performance for product quality from packaging to store delivery and merchandising.
More importantly, the cold chain assessment has led to...
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