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Sysco and FreshPoint Recognized for Advocating Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables

HOUSTON – For the third consecutive year, Sysco and FreshPoint received the Produce for Better Health (PBH) Foundation’s Role Model Award. This award recognizes public and private organizations for outstanding efforts in increasing the visibility, recognition and impact of the “Fruits & Veggies—More Matters” national health campaign. PBH is a national non-profit organization whose mission...

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Think Color and Variety for American Heart Month

It’s American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. How do fruits and veggies play a role with heart disease? The American Heart Association encourages you to be Healthy For Good™ with their few simple steps: Eat Smart: Make healthy, delicious choices wherever and whenever you eat. Add Color: Make...

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Microgreens are the perfect garnish for your Valentine's menu.

Valentine’s Day Garnish Ideas with Color and Flavor

Valentine’s Day Garnish Ideas with Color and Flavor: But not Just for Valentines Day! Edible garnishes might be small, but they really add that finishing touch for plate presentation. We are going to talk quickly about the two main categories of garnish: edible flowers and microgreens. Edible flowers are a beautiful way to add a...

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Red Cabbage: A Delicious Way to get More Vitamin C

When you think of Vitamin C, usually oranges come to mind. But actually, red cabbage is naturally rich in Vitamin C—and just one half cup of shredded red cabbage contains 45% of your RDA.  Not to mention, the bluish to red color is caused by anthocyanins. You probably know that eating the rainbow equals eating...

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David Normoyle - Martha Gonzalez with Eat The Rainbow Display—FreshPoint Central California

The Farm-to-Fork Capital of the World

The morning started pretty early for the FreshPoint Central California and Sysco Sacramento team who partnered together to bring various educational activities for the whole family at this year’s Farm-to-Fork festival in Sacramento, California. As tables and displays were setup, the space came together with a demonstration stage where local high school students from the...

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Do you “Eat the Rainbow?”

FreshPoint has come together to create a spin on traditional salad bars. Our concept of “Eat the Rainbow” offers schools an educational and interactive way for students to sample new fruits and veggies while expanding their knowledge on how each color group benefits their bodies nutritionally. FreshPoint Central California provides their schools all the marketing material, coloring books, brochures, and offers assistance for each hosted “Eat the Rainbow” salad bar.

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