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Demand for plant-based proteins has taken root

More than ever before, Americans are considering the healthful impact of their choices when deciding where to dine. Whether it’s for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner, they’re ordering menu items featuring plant-based alternatives. In a survey conducted by the International…
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Employee Spotlight: Tera LeGrand, Senior Food Scientist

Product development starts with ideas and inspirations, knowledge of industry trends, top-quality scientific resources and Senior Food Scientist, Tera LeGrand. She goes to work every day to cook up the innovative foods that customers place on their menus. The process…
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Congratulations Daryl Scott!

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Daryl Scott to the position of Chief Executive Officer for Surlean Foods.  Daryl began working in the business at a young age, supporting the family business.  He is a third-generation family member…
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See into the Future: Preview the Popular Trends of 2021

Everyone is pivoting in 2021. Across the changing landscape of our lives, everything is becoming more digital and more customizable. As our daily routines change, it’s only natural that our dining and dietary tastes change, too. Glimpses of future trends…
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A Few of Our Favorite Things: Comfort Foods Stay the Trend

After a turbulent year that impacted people both personally and professionally, 2021 began with a few causes for optimism. While the foodservice industry will face continuing challenges, new solutions are emerging. The future looks fresh and familiar, because people are…
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Healthy Food Trend: The Mediterranean Diet

It’s the beginning of a new year, and many of us are thinking about health and wellness. According to U.S. News & World Report, the Mediterranean diet ranked #1 in best diets overall in a 2020 poll. Cuisines from the…
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Mac n’ Cheese

Mac n’ cheese is an American favorite. It has all the qualities that make comfort food comforting – warm, creamy, cheesy, and completely crave-able. One would believe that American’s obsession with mac n’ cheese would level off, but it hasn’t.…
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Soups

As we’re transitioning from fall into winter, soup season is in full swing.  We at Surlean Foods love soup season and want to share what is trending in soups this year. According to Datassential, the soups with the highest menu…
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