Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Since it’s the season of sharing, we thought we’d share with you some fun facts about the holiday:
46 million turkeys will be consumed on Thanksgiving Day 65 percent of Americans surveyed say that Thanksgiving leftovers are more important than the regular Thanksgiving Day meal 3 million Americans will be traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday
Today we’re talking about everything that you need to know about your eggs!
We’ve recently seen an influx of questions from our guests about that age old question that seems to be on everyone’s minds: How long are eggs good after you buy them?
Many eggs reach your local supermarket shelf only days after they’re laid by a hen.
You may see two dates on your carton of eggs — a pack date and a …
Let’s talk tailgate.
After all, Packers season is upon us and Festival Foods is the Grocery and Tailgate Headquarters of the Green Bay Packers.
Just to show that we mean business in this area, we looked up the actual definition of tailgating. It is: “To host or attend a social gathering at which an informal meal is served from the back of a parked vehicle, typically …
It’s that time of year again! That’s right, friends: It’s time to can.
Our vegetable gardens are in full bloom and those overgrown cucumbers, tomatoes, beans, potatoes and beets and are in need of a serious picking! Many people also will begin the process of home canning. It may seem like a tricky process and the Food Safety Team at Festival Foods is here to help …
How does that rhyme go again? “Off to school we go, it’s off to school we go, we take our lunch and ride the bus …” Something like that, right?
And parents, of course, want to make sure their children’s lunches are safe. There is plenty of expert information, including these details from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, available to those packing lunches to make sure everything is safe when it leaves the …
The recent run of hot days here in Wisconsin generated some intense thunderstorms and left thousands without power for various lengths of time.
During outages like this, people often think about how they will get their garage door open, keep the kids entertained, or prevent all the food in the refrigerator from spoiling. In a grocery store, we have some of the same concerns when …
You may have heard the recent hype about food that is tenderized mechanically as well as the proposed regulations for that practice. But what exactly is it and what are the potential hazards associated with it?
Let’s start with the definition. Mechanical tenderization is essentially that, a mechanical process that involves either the pounding or piercing of hundreds of small blades or needles into meat in …
That’s right! It’s Taco Tuesday. Or, Taco Monday … whatever works in your house.
So you’re all excited about an evening fiesta with ground beef and all the toppings (and maybe some margaritas) so you grab a package of fresh ground beef from your local Festival Foods store. When you open it, you find that the middle is a much different color than …