Reasons to Keep Eating Nuts

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There’s a lot of confusion surrounding nuts. Read in some places and they’re touted as a miracle food. Read elsewhere and you’ll worry about the amount of omega-6 oil and phytic acid in them. Are pecans good for you? What about walnuts? And what is it with peanuts having the word “nuts” in them, but not actually being nuts? If you’re nuts about nuts, or just going nuts, read on for some health facts that will help set you straight on the basics:

Peanuts

Let’s get this one out of the way immediately. Peanuts are legumes, not nuts. Nuts grow on trees: legumes grow on the ground. But in common parlance we simply don’t make this distinction. Peanuts go with nuts, and we love them. Between 2008 and 2014, Americans ate about 120 million pounds of peanut butter a year, and 90% of households in the United (more…)

16 Jan 2018

Finding an Easy Way to Get Your Morning Caffeine Is Essential to Many

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How much are you able to accomplish before your first cup of coffee? Do you need to have a cup of coffee before you can begin your day?
It should come as no surprise that the selection of an office coffee company is an important one. Finding an office coffee company that meets the needs of its workers is important. From the kinds of coffees that are offered to fast and efficient service to building rapport with its customers, the office coffee company that is the most successful understand the role that it plays. Knowing customers by name and often even knowing t (more…)

12 Jan 2018

Team Building Venues Provide Both Fun and Challenging Activities

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As the new year begins, it should come as no surprise that a number of people are making plans for upcoming events. From planning catering menus for summer reunions to renting outdoor wedding venues, it is important to make sure that you are getting the details that you need in place sooner rather than later.
From corporate venues for large company holiday parties to much smaller private venues for a family wedding, these event require coordination with catering companies, chair and table rental groups, and, often, musicians. Finding a way to make sure that you are prepared (more…)

11 Jan 2018

4 Important Benefits Associated With Drinking Coffee

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Many people across the United States love drinking a nice cup of coffee to start their day. In fact, statistics show that the average coffee drinker in the United States drinks 3.1 cups of this delicious beverage each day. Many workplaces have their own office coffee provider that ensures this beverage always remains stocked. It’s understandable to be unaware of how truly beneficial it is to consume coffee multiple times per week. With that in mind, here are four benefits of regularly drinking coffee.

  1. Increases Mental Focus

    It’s important for your employees to remain focused throughout the day. Unfortunately, not every worker will ha (more…)

09 Jan 2018

5 Interesting Facts About Peanuts and Their Popularity in the United States

Health benefits of peanuts

How much do you know about peanuts? You probably grew up eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches that your mom packed in your school lunch every day. Every now and then, you probably still enjoy one of these sandwiches for a snack or lunch in the office. Peanut butter holds a special place in many of our hearts since it was a childhood favorite. That is one reason why peanuts are so popular throughout the United States. However, not all can enjoy this tasty spread as many are allergic to peanuts and require a treatment for peanut allergy.

Interested in learning more about the popularity of peanuts throughout the United States with the exception of those who require treatment for peanut allergy? Keep reading for more information about this healthy little nut.

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29 Dec 2017

Food Inspection Systems Promote Safety, Compliance and Brand Reliability

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For all kinds of food processing industries, food safety is a primary concern. Any contamination can be hazardous for consumers, which is why food inspection is a very important stage of the production process. Some of the most commonly found contaminants are metallic and originate in the machinery that is used in the production process. Food metal detectors can be customized for each operation and can be used on packaged products as well. Food safety is important not only for customer protection, but also compliance, productivity and brand reliability.

Food safety is a primary concern
For the food processing industry, food safety is an essential part of the process of getting the product to the consumer. Any contaminants, whether biological or metallic, can be hazar (more…)

27 Dec 2017

How Work Events Can Improve Happiness in the Workplace

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Everybody celebrates events. If you are planning an event for your workers, you may find that it could lead to overall happiness in the workplace. There are about 18 million meetings organized in the U.S. every year, which means you’ll need the best food for your unforgettable time, whether it’s a formal meeting over a new service you’re implementing, or a birthday event for your boss. Corporate catering may be your best option. From Santa Clara catering, to Silicon Valley catering, we cover all areas and will work with you.

Catering is Making a Huge Difference

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23 Dec 2017

Keg Cap Tap is Changing Your Brewery Experience

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Did you know that 14% of Americans drink beer every week? As we all know, craft brewers are definitely leaving an impact in the community, giving people a fun and lighthearted place to enjoy themselves with friends and family after a long, hard week at work or on a special occasion. But how do you improve a business that people in your community already tend to flock to? This is where keg cap tap comes in to spread its wings over the beer-loving community and change the way you see your business and appease your customers.

At Keg Cap Tap, dreams come to life. It’s not just about keg caps, it’s also about growlers, (more…)

21 Dec 2017

Afternoon Snacks Need to be Packed with Protein

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Many Americans feel like they are always in a rush. As a result, it should come as no surprise that many people of all ages find themselves looking for a tasty, energetic, and healthy snack. From bulk peanut seeds to many different typed of nuts, there are many products that provide a wide range of nutrients and protein to people who are on the go.
Whether you are trying to find a great afternoon snack when her friends stop by after school or you are looking for a way to get some extra energy in the middle of the day for yourself, peanut and pecan family items can help you get the energy and the nutrients that you need, even when you do not have very much time. Whether you are considering dessert items that include < (more…)

19 Dec 2017

The Facts On Calories In Cashews

Types of nuts

There is no question that people in the United States absolutely love peanuts and specifically peanut butter. Even though people love to consume all types of nuts, peanut butter is definitely the most beloved in the United States according to studies and statistics. However, most people are not aware that there are plenty of other nuts that have great health benefits.

As of 2013, it was reported that peanut farmers across the United States managed to export nearly 350,000 metric tons of peanuts according to data released by the USDA. This means that peanut farms across the United States had plenty of work to do to meet the needs of consumers (more…)

19 Dec 2017