April 2011
FoodService Director;4/15/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 4, pFSB2
Trade Publication
The article looks at the impact of changes in the produce supply chain on produce procurement models in the U.S. foodservice industry in 2011. According to James Boyce, chef-owner of Cotton Row, Commerce Kitchen and Pane e Vino restaurants, he redistributes the produce delivered to Cotton Row. Hard Rock Cafés International purchasing director Barbara Kaiwi reveals the plan to move majority of produce purchasing to Produce Alliance of Tennessee. The procurement model of the Panera Bread removes wholesalers and distributors from the supply chain.


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