For many retailers, Lent, (the six-week period between Ash Wednesday and Easter) provides the seafood industry with a much-needed sales boost. In fact, U.S. retailers generated $1 billion in seafood sales during Lent last year. However outside of this brief period, seafood sales lag well behind those other fresh categories, and well behind other protein…
Category: For the love of food
The French call them the “Diamonds of the kitchen” and 60 Minutes named them ‘the most expensive food in the world’. Truffles can offen garner more money than some high-end champagnes. In 2014, an anonymous bidder from Hong Kong shelled out $120,000 for two pieces of white truffle weighing a total of about two pounds….