The Unified Blog

This foodservice equipment blog focuses on relevant industry insight and highlights Unified Brands’ cooking, refrigeration, ventilation, utility distribution, conveyor, meal delivery and warewashing technology of its Groen, Randell, Avtec, A la Cart and Power Soak product lines.
  • Why Food Allergy Awareness is More Essential Than Ever

    April 23, 2018

    Have you ever been on an airplane and were told the in-flight service would no longer include free peanuts due to allergies? Rather than curse the darkness, I strive for the light. So I took a class on…

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  • How the Right Cutting Board Maintenance Program Can Give Your Kitchen an Edge

    April 09, 2018

    Search any kitchen and you will find a variety of cutting boards in racks and on prep tables. These essential tools of the kitchen come in all shapes, sizes, materials and colors. The most common…

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  • Is the Dictionary Becoming the Next Food Reference Book?

    March 14, 2018

    For almost 30 years, I have used Sharon Tyler Herbst's "Food Lover's Companion: Comprehensive Definitions of Over 3,000 Food, Wine and Culinary Terms" as my go-to guide for food descriptions. From haggis to winged beans, this book has it all. But what happens when the information landscape changes and more of our culinary language becomes part of the vernacular for the general public? What resource do you reach for once it hits the mainstream?…

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  • How to Avoid Unwanted Fermentation When Rehydrating and Soaking Your Dried Beans

    March 09, 2018

    Lately, and with increasing frequency, I have been tasked with explaining how to safely prepare and handle dried beans. Whether they're red, white, black, pinto or garbanzo, beans are packed with nutrients. But if they aren't prepared properly, they can be really hard for you to digest. Proper rehydration, cooking and fermentation (in some instances) can aid in the digestion of these flavor-packed morsels of goodness.…

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