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Bakery /Food Safety /Produce

Addressing Food Waste

Did you know that each year in the United States alone over 60 million tons of food is wasted? That is a lot of grub! That’s also a big problem. At Festival Foods, we are committed to our green initiatives, which includes the repurposing of a lot of what was once – waste! Here are three major ways that Festival Foods is part of the food waste solution:

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Bakery

National Doughnut Day at Festival Foods

Friday is National Doughnut Day, which means it’s like a requirement to have some fried, sugar-coated doughy goodness, right?

Indeed.

That’s a good thing because our bakers are doughnut masters. They do everything from glazed crawlers to triple chocolate doughnuts to cinnamon rolls to crullers topped with chocolate frosting AND sprinklers … so, everything.

Across our 20 stores, we sell a little more than 4 million doughnuts a year. And just in our De Pere …

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Bakery /Deli /Events /Front End /Grocery

Not just a job, but a career at Festival Foods

Meet Tia Watermolen, she is one of Festival’s amazing Human Resources associates.

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We’re saying “Hi Tia!” because she’s heading to our store on the west side of Green Bay, 2250 West Mason St., on Friday, May 8, to talk to people who want to work for Festival Foods.

She’ll be at the store from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. with …

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Bakery /Deli /Grocery /Specialty Cheese

Cheeeeeeeese!

Cheese!

And I don’t mean the look-at-the-camera-smile kind. And not the very funny Dean Pritchard welcome in “Old School.” No, I mean the oooey, gooey stuff between two pieces of glorious grilled bread kind.

Two of Festival Foods registered dietitians show you how to make a few different gourmet grilled cheese options in this segment for WFRV’s Local 5 Live show.

We’re talking about the most perfect sandwich ever — second only to my …

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Bakery

Festival Cookie Dough Ideas!

cookiesSugar Cookie Dough

1) Cut Outs – Roll out dough 1/8” thick on a floured surface and cut shapes. Bake 350°F 7-9 minutes.

2) M&M Cookies – add holiday or regular M&Ms. Roll or scoop into balls. Bake 350°F 8-10 minutes, optional to dip half in chocolate or to drizzle with chocolate.

3) Andes Mint Cookies – 1 tablespoon dough wrapped around each chocolate mint candy …

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Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, WILL BE AT OUR SUAMICO STORE!

cake bossBuddy Valastro: The Cake Boss

The Family Celebrations Tour

Weidner Center Wednesday, Nov. 20 • 7:30pm

Tickets on Sale Now

Join America’s favorite baker, Buddy Valastro, for an all-new show of cakes, stories, and fun. TLC’s Cake Boss will be appearing at the Weidner Center in Green Bay on November 20 at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now at www.ticketstaronline.com …

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A Decadent New Pastry!

donutWe are really excited about the latest addition to our sweet treats- the Croissant Doughnut. Yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like- a crispy sugary outside like a doughnut and the flaky tender layers of a croissant on the inside.

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Cake Boss at Festival Foods

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Why is Cake Boss Buddy Valastro hanging out in the Festival Foods bakery department? To introduce you to his new line of cakes, of course!

We have partnered with the Cake Boss to sell his new line of delicious and beautiful cakes in our store so you don’t have to go to New Jersey to get …

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Congratulations Graduates!

Graduation season will soon be upon us so make sure you have everything you need, including a custom cake. The decorators at Festival Foods make every cake just for you –just the way you like it!

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Racks of freshly baked cakes waiting to be decorated!

 

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Our expert decorators hard at work

 

Our teams of specialized cake …

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It’s Paczki Time!

Paczki, pronounced PUNCH-key, are Polish jelly-filled doughnuts, traditionally served just prior to Lent. Festival Foods will begin selling paczki in 6 and 12 count packages on Friday, Feb 1. All Festival Foods stores will have our annual Paczki day on Fat Tuesday, which is February11, 2013. Free samples will be available from 7am-3pm!

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