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Always Giving Our Best!

Did you know we have a company mantra? Probably not, since it is our first year!

We are extremely proud to introduce the FY2016 FreshPoint Annual Mantra: ALWAYS GIVING OUR BEST!

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Back to School Drive

 

FreshPoint South Florida Donates School Supplies to Local Organization- Women In Distress

FreshPoint South Florida associates came together to help out. The children from this facility are affected by domestic violence, and Women In Distress is a safe haven for them and their families.

 

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Family Fun Day with FreshPoint Charlotte

Saturday, August 29, FreshPoint Charlotte hosted their annual family fun day at Frank Liske Park in Concord, North Carolina.

Every year, FreshPoint Charlotte hosts an annual family fun day for their associates and family members. This year, FreshPoint Charlotte decided to close down business for the day to recognize and thank their employees for their hard work and dedication. While closing down business can be a difficult decision, especially when it can impact business and customer needs, the decision was made so that all associates could come out and enjoy the fun!

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The Chef’s Basket

  Caroline Ross, Produce Specialist, meets with Chef Troy Thompson of the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills twice a week to discuss upcoming events, menu plans, and the Chef’s Basket. Caroline has been working with Chef Troy for almost a year now. Prior to being appointed as the Executive Chef at the Beverly Hilton a...

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Culinary Clash!

  This week FreshPoint So Cal competed in the Culinary Clash: Battle Los Angeles supporting CRAEF, the California Restaurant Association Education Foundation. CRAEF supports students pursuing a career in the foodservice industry through educational programs and scholarships. The competition consisted of two FreshPoint Employees, Teodoro Protano, District Sales Manager; Bella Marvelli, Marketing Associate; and culinary...

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Crazy for Cauliflower Pizza…

Cauliflower Pizza for Media

Yes, you read that correctly, cauliflower on pizza! Anthony Bruno, the founder of Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, says cauliflower is great on pizza.

When the Ft. Lauderdale-based national chain introduced this very non-traditional pie, there were some skeptics. 

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Garlic: Perfectly Pungent

  • Garlic
  • Whole Garlic Cloves
  • Chopped Garlic
  • Roasted Garlic Bulbs

 


 

Along with onions, garlic is a kitchen workhorse, taking your dish from dull to dynamite. We can’t think of too many dishes that aren’t improved by the grandeur of garlic.

But have you ever noticed…

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Taking Melon Growing Seriously…

 

 

At Hirakata Farms in Rocky Ford, Colorado, Michael Hirakata takes melon growing seriously. He, and his team, have completely bought into the idea of growing and selling the world’s best cantaloupes in the safest manner possible.

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Carrying the Torch

A great honor was bestowed on a member of our FreshPoint family in Southern California. Chuck Bethel’s daughter, Michelle, was awarded the opportunity to carry the torch for the Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America. The 2015 Special Olympics Summer World Games were held in Los Angeles from July 25th to August 2nd. The Torch...

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Who is Spudman?

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