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The Weekly Hopper
August 20, 2019

Chip Bags

Most everyone knows that chips aren’t exactly the healthiest food in the world - even when you cover them with guacamole. Why remind your customers that the chips they ordered from you are greasy? If…
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Pan liners and food prep items
The Weekly Hopper
August 8, 2019

The Bottom Line(r) – Are Pan Liners a Good Fit for Your Restaurant?

Operating a restaurant is no simple task, and turning a profit is getting more difficult in part due to labor shortages leading to increased labor costs. We at Pak-Sher understand why so many restaurants are…
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The Weekly Hopper
July 30, 2019

Making Sense of Sustainability Terminology

There are many green terms out there right now, and it can be confusing to remember them all, let alone know the pros and cons of each environmental solution or improvement. We created a short…
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Is Soybean Oil the same as Stanley's Snake Oil
The Weekly Hopper
July 23, 2019

The Buyer’s Guide to Custom Bags

Initially, carryout bags and their sizes seemed straightforward enough to me. The merchant placed the purchased goods into a plastic bag, hands the bag to me, and I’m on my way out the door with…
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The Weekly Hopper
July 16, 2019

Catering Done Right

Off-premise sales have been a growth spot in the restaurant industry for several years now. Aside from third-party delivery, one aspect that shines in off-premise sales is catering. It’s easy to understand why patrons and…
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close up of women with cancer awareness ribbons
The Weekly Hopper
October 25, 2017

Pink is the color of fall, and orange is the new gold.

“Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow.” - Mary Anne Radmacher Restaurants are Stepping up for Breast Cancer Awareness Month…
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Made in the USA Symbol
The Weekly Hopper
October 19, 2017

God Bless America!

“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” -Harry S Truman Made in America If your customers value locally sourced…
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The Weekly Hopper
October 11, 2017

Who’s Idea Was It To Put Gluten In Everything Delicious?

“So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.” - Franz Kafka Celiacs Knead This New GMO Wheat For the last five years, researchers in Spain…
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Organic pesticide, I swear.
The Weekly Hopper
October 4, 2017

Does “organic” really mean anything?

“Incompetence is a better explanation than conspiracy in most human activity.” - Peter Bergen Trust Me, It’s Organic The US Department of Agriculture’s inspector general’s office recently wrapped up an audit reviewing the organization’s controls and oversight of imported…
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Debris is now currency
The Weekly Hopper
September 27, 2017

We should wipe this country off the face of the planet. Al Gore might have other plans.

“We want to shrink this nation.” - Al Gore Going From Trashy, To Classy Everyone has that one trashy neighbor on their block. Whether it’s the neighbor the HOA and everyone on the block considers…
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