Successfully Sourcing in the Food Industry Is All About Timing

 

Does your menu change with the seasons, or do you source the same products year-round? You shouldn’t have to choose. Combining stand-by products with seasonal ingredients is the ultimate way to keep your food quality high and your procurement costs low.

 

Successfully sourcing in the food industry has more to do with the seasons than you may think. Read on to find out what you should be stocking up on in August.

 

What to Buy in August

 

Fruits

Berries

Melons

Apples

Apricots

Peaches

Kiwis

Mangos

 

Vegetables

Corn

Tomatoes

Cucumbers

Eggplants

Green Beans

Bell Peppers

Zucchinis

Summer Squashes

Seafood

Bonito

Swordfish

Grouper

Triggerfish

Successfully sourcing in the food industry begins with identifying your preferred suppliers. Luckily, the Foodbuy team is here to help. Call an account manager now to learn more.

The Argument for Seasonal Sourcing

 

There are many reasons that operators across industries are incorporating more seasonal sourcing practices into their procurement strategies. The first, is that it can save you money. When you source fruits, vegetables, and seafood that are in their peak season, you’re able to source from local and regional suppliers. That means lowering your distribution costs. Taking away long-distance shipping also makes seasonally sourced food more sustainable, which is a major focus for many businesses.

 

Supplementing your broadline programs with regional and local options based on seasonal sourcing can make a big difference in your organization. Ask your account manager about our programs today.

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