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Gourmet Jerky with Ricky Hirsch: How Jerky Went from Gas Station to Chef’s Table

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With more and more people watching what they eat, consumers are seeking snack options that align with their dietary preferences and lifestyle choices. Entrepreneurs like Ricky Hirsch, founder of Think Jerky, are redefining traditional industries with innovative approaches and a deep sense of creativity. With a growing demand for healthier, more sustainable snack options, Think…

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QSR & Restaurant Employees Need Digital-First Designed Training For Better Retention

The concept of digital-first is permeating every corner of our lives and the food service industry is no exception. Switching to mobile-based training solutions isn’t just a fad. It is a strategic move rooted in both psychology and practicality. For one, some studies confirm that game-based, positive reinforcement can elevate retention rates to…

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The Wholesale Business: A Collaborative Approach

Owning a bakery is a dream for some people; for others, the vision continues beyond that first cookie sold. For the Co-Owners of Brooklyn, New York’s The Good Batch, Anna Gordon and Steven Hartong, the question isn’t the next type of cookie to sell; it’s what’s the next market expansion. The global market for…

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The Food Industry’s Understaffing Problem: A Positive Change for Employees and Customers

The food industry is known for its fast-paced, high-stress environment. However, in recent times, the food industry’s understaffing problem has made things much more challenging! The food industry is feeling the pinch of understaffing, with over 60% of establishments admitting they are struggling to recruit enough employees. In spite of that, this challenge has…

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Egg Price Increases Cause a Clucking Headache for Grocers and Shoppers

People say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Thanks to an outbreak of avian flu, and continued inflation woes, breakfast is quickly becoming one of the more expensive meals too. Egg price increases are leaving restauranteurs, grocers, and shoppers reeling. The wholesale trade value for a dozen “Midwest large” eggs went…

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From Meal Kits to Fermentation: What Restaurant Trends Will Continue?

From new technologies and changing food trends to supply chains and innovative concepts, the restaurant industry is everchanging. Host Andre Natera shares kitchens, plates and stories with food and beverage superstars, preparing a new dish and offering valuable insights from the front lines of the culinary industry.     The art of cooking and dining…

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Taking On ‘Toxic Turnover’ in the Modern Restaurant Industry

On this episode of The Main Course with host Barbara Castiglia, ShiftPixy CEO Scott Absher outlined how his company is making staffing, particularly in the modern gig economy, simpler. ShiftPixy bills itself as “the cure for toxic turnover,” noting a vision to deliver an ecosystem that “enables you to share human capital and never…

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Applied Digital is Scaling Up Infrastructure to Handle Growing GPU Deployment Needs
May 20, 2024

During a transformative period, Applied Digital experienced a significant increase in demand for large-scale GPU deployment. This demand required a focus on power density, as the networking within data centers, particularly for InfiniBand, necessitated that servers be located close together. Each server consumed 10.2 kilowatts of power, and the optimal performance was achieved when…

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Applied Digital is Revolutionizing High Performance Computing by Locating Facilities at Unique Power Sources
May 20, 2024

Applied Digital optimizes high-performance computing by leveraging unique power sources, and locating facilities at the source of power rather than in traditional cloud regions. This approach is particularly suited for AI workloads, which do not require ultra-low latency like video streaming. By targeting areas with abundant but underutilized power, known as “stranded power,” the…

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Experts Talk K-12 EdTech Leadership Priorities
K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges
May 20, 2024

As we navigate the evolving landscape of K-12 education, the role of technology, as well as K-12 edtech leadership has never been more pivotal. Especially in the era of K-12 education post-pandemic, how has this influx of technology solutions for everything from curriculum management, to hybrid learning, to quiz gamification, to AI-supported learning, impacted…

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Energy Reporting for Utilities & Businesses Isn’t Just for Transparency. It’s for Energy & Cost Savings, Too.
May 20, 2024

As cities and states increasingly implement energy benchmarking, disclosure, and transparency mandates, utilities and businesses find themselves navigating a complex landscape of compliance and opportunity. The rise of building performance standards, such as New York’s Local Law 97, Boston’s Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO), and Denver’s Energize Denver, underscores the urgency for detailed…

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Do Americans Have an Appetite for Alternative Meat?
July 10, 2019

Americans are expected to spend $6.8 billion on food this Fourth of July, according to Wallet Hub. Outside of celebrating American independence, the holiday is perhaps most associated with grilling meat. However, this year Americans will also be eating something different, yet very similar. Plant-based meat alternatives have become an evermore frequent menu item…

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