2 Solutions for a Safer, More Sanitized Foodservice Operation

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Apr 29, 2022 12:09:00 PM

Cleanliness and safety have always been cornerstones of restaurant operations, but as we've seen over the past few years and will certainly see in the future, customers and consumers are paying closer attention to safety and sanitation practices. In today's Canadian restaurant industry, it's almost as impactful as the food.

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Topics: Champion, food safety, trends, Bluezone

Simple Solutions for Canada’s Food Waste Challenges

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Mar 25, 2022 12:09:37 PM

According to Waste Reduction Week, around 58% of food produced in Canada is wasted or lost every year. This percentage equates to 35.5 million tonnes lost, which costs the Canadian economy $49 billion per year. Food waste is defined as food that is prepared, manufactured, processed, harvested, or grown for human consumption, but never eaten. Since food waste in Canada occurs at all supply chain stages in all countries around the world, it results in an overuse of natural resources, an increase in greenhouse gas emissions, and the inability to feed the hungry. This is a major problem considering one in seven Canadians suffer from food insecurity, according to Impact Canada.

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Topics: food safety, Bluezone

Introducing Our New Food Storage Optimization Action Plan

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jun 16, 2021 2:13:14 PM

The team at W.D. Colledge is well-versed on the benefits, strategies, and tactics of food storage. In fact, this is one of our prime areas of focus when it comes to helping out foodservice operators across Canada.

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Topics: Metro, food safety, storage

10 Ways to Help Your Restaurant Pass a Health Inspection

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Apr 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM

Being prepared for a health inspection is one of the most important things you can do to help your restaurant succeed. Since you never know when you'll be inspected, it makes sense to be ready for a potential inspection every day.

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Topics: San Jamar, food safety

A Close Look at Food Allergies in Canada

Posted by W.D. Colledge on May 7, 2019 3:41:14 PM

According to Food Allergy Canada, nearly three million Canadians report having at least one food allergy with most being children. In fact, as many as eight percent of all children under the age of three are impacted by food allergies.

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Topics: San Jamar, food safety