Attn: School foodservice directors and other commodity purchasers

Salkin, Stephanie
August 1998
FoodService Director;08/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p106
Trade Publication
Highlights food purchases of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Includes cases of frozen apricots and canned pear halves; Canned sliced and diced peaches; Canned of cherries and bonus raisins; Dried pitted prunes and prune puree.


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